August 18, 2017

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Choice Chapter Book Read-Alouds for a New School Year

School Library Journal’s readers and reviewers weigh in on the best new read-alouds.

Spellbound: Ursula Vernon’s “Castle Hangnail”

Looking for a great read-aloud? Consider Ursula Vernon’s enchanting Castle Hangnail, featuring a 12-year-old who fancies herself a wicked witch but knows almost no magic and only a handful of spells.