Review: The Theory of Hummingbirds by Michelle Kadarusman

The Theory of Hummingbirds by Michelle Kadarusman is an incredibly sweet and moving story for young readers (8+). »

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Review: The Witches of Willow Cove by Josh Roberts

The Witches of Willow Cove by Josh Roberts is a captivating debut .Perfect for that intersection of middle grade and young adult. »

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Review: As Fast As I Can by Penny Tangey

As Fast As I Can is a heartfelt Australian middle-grade story recommended for kids who love sport, kids who love books and kids who love both. »

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Review: The Hadley Academy for the Improbably Gifted by Conor Grennan

A action-packed middle-grade adventure story. »

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Review: Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo

Beverly, Right Here is the third and final book in the Three Rancheros series. Kate DiCamillo provides a gentle way to explore hard and painful circumstances that end with a sense of hopefulness. »

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Review: The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars is a wonderful companion to The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone that readers of all levels will adore. I really hope there will be adventures and tales from more kingdoms and empires in the future. »

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Review: The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty

I feel a little bit like this book was made just for me. Everything about it is perfectly lovely: the title, The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of »

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Review: Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend

I'm not sure how anyone would have managed to not hear about Nevermoor this year. It's been everywhere: gorgeous bookstore displays, gushing reviews, not to mention »

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Review: Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson

This book was sent to me for review from Walker Books Australia. It will be released September 12 in the US and in November in Australia »

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Review: Frogkisser! by Garth Nix

Frogkisser! by Garth Nix is a charming and unexpected adventure story which takes a traditional fairytale and turns it into a fantastic adventure. Nix uses and »

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