April 21, 2018

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El misterioso aire azul by Pamela Puldio | SLJ Review

Gr 3-6 –Erick and his Abuelo and Abuela love Halloween and Día de los Muertos, which they celebrate together as “Hellomuertos.”

Herbert’s First Halloween by Cynthia Rylant | SLJ Review

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Lockwood & Co.: The Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud | SLJ Review

STROUD, Jonathan. The Hollow Boy. 400p. (Lockwood & Co.: Bk. 3). Disney-Hyperion. 2015. Tr $16.99. ISBN 9781484709689.

Gr 5-8-As in the previous volumes, The Screaming Staircase (2013) and The Whispering Skull (2014, both Disney-Hyperion), the latest escapades of Lockwood and Co., a ghost-hunting agency staffed by the crack team of Anthony Lockwood, George Cubbins, and Lucy Carlyle, start with a hair-raising scene of murder, mayhem, and ghostly apparitions. Narrator Lucy finds herself on shaky ground as her ability to speak to ghosts grows ever more […]