Giveaway: MY BRIGADISTA YEAR (US Only)

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My Brigadista Year (US Only) by: Katherine Paterson Release Date: October 16, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: When thirteen-year-old Lora tells her parents that she wants to join Premier Castro’s army of young literacy teachers, her mother screeches to high heaven, and her father roars like a lion....
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Alyssa Annico
The cover and synopsis look really intriguing! Bridge to Terabithia is a classic so I'm excited to read this one as well!
Friday, 22 December 2017 07:19
Danielle Hammelef
I think the cover is perfect for the synopsis. This historical fiction novel will be exciting to read as I love to "travel" throug... Read More
Sunday, 31 December 2017 12:27
Penny Olson
I love the bright, hopeful color. The book would be great to read as I don't know much about this time and place in history.... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 23:15
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 6

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Welcome to YABC's third annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are...
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Alyssa Annico
'Windows' looks really intriguing but I would love to read them all!
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 10:14
Danielle Hammelef
I'm most excited about Race to the Bottom of the Sea.
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 10:17
Emma Duim
Landscape with Invisible Hand looks so good!
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 13:58
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Featured Review: Echo After Echo (Amy Rose Capetta)

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About This Book:  Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared — for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; or for death in the theater. Zara Evans has come to the Aurelia Theater, home to the visionary director Leopold Henneman,...
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Giveaway: YAQUI DELGADO WANTS TO KICK YOUR ASS (US & Canada)

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Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass (US & Canada) by: Meg Medina Release Date: August 2014 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: One morning before school, some girl tells Piddy Sanchez that Yaqui Delgado hates her and wants to kick her ass. Piddy doesn’t even know who Yaqui is,...
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Lily M.
It would be cool to get to read this book, I dong get to read book about Hispanic characters that often, I'm Mexican American myse... Read More
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:22
Penny Olson
I like the cover with the locker on it. The story sounds dramatic and really relevant.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 23:02
wendy rinebold
I love the cover. It makes me immediately interested in reading it.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 21:10
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Giveaway: Race to the Bottom of the Sea (US & Canada)

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Race to the Bottom of the Sea (US & Canada) by: Lindsay Eagar Release Date: October 10, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Can a clever young inventor uncover a ruthless pirate’s heart of gold? Thrilling sea adventure takes on a hint of steampunk in the second book by...
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John
The cover is very nautical, and I, too, need to discover pirate gold.
Monday, 11 September 2017 18:29
Alyssa Annico
I love the cover art and I also love the sound of a good adventure story!
Friday, 22 September 2017 05:35
Lily M.
Any thing with pirates sounds good, and I'm liking this cover ?
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 21:33
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Giveaway: ECHO AFTER ECHO (US & Canada)

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Echo After Echo (US & Canada) by: Amy Rose Capetta Release Date: October 10, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared — for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; or for death...
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John
The cover is very colorful. As for the precis, I'm not sure I approve of making the world glow.
Monday, 11 September 2017 18:28
Lily M.
I like all the colors on the cover, and the book sounds like its going to be a a good read.
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 21:28
Hannah
Love the vibrant cover!
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 00:32
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Giveaway: THE REACTION (US & Canada)

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The Reaction: The War of Angels, Book Two (US & Canada) by: Helena Coggan Release Date: October 10, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: In the explosive follow-up to The Catalyst, Rose Elmsworth faces a looming war as the world crumbles around her and shocking secrets come to light....
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John
The cover looks shocking-red. A world of monsters sounds intiguing.
Sunday, 03 September 2017 18:59
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Giveaway: SLIDER (US & Canada)

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Slider (US & Canada) by: Pete Hautman Release Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Competitive eating vies with family expectations in a funny, heartfelt novel for middle-grade readers by National Book Award winner Pete Hautman. David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes...
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I love the cool, fun cover--maybe it relates to the book's title!! But--ewww--the book is about competitive eating! I'm sure it'... Read More
Saturday, 12 August 2017 17:02
Lily M.
Seems like this book is going to be funny and entertaining can't wait to check it out.... Read More
Monday, 21 August 2017 02:09
Courtney Gendreau
Seems like it would be a great read, not necessarily my favorite cover, but I'm not one to judge a book by its cover.
Thursday, 24 August 2017 23:01
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Giveaway: TRELL (US & Canada)

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Trell (US & Canada) by: Dick Lehr Release Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: From the co-author of Black Mass comes a gripping YA novel inspired by the true story of a young man's false imprisonment for murder — and those who fought to free him....
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The cover has a bit of a 60s vibe, and that makes sense graphic-arts-wise, 'cos the book is described as "gripping," although the ... Read More
Saturday, 12 August 2017 16:52
Courtney Gendreau
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Thursday, 24 August 2017 22:56
Aireanna Lesch
This book seems like it touches a lot of sensitive topics, and I find it very interesting! Very unique cover. It would definitely ... Read More
Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:16
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Press Release: Candlewick Press "Where’s Waldo?" Celebrating His 30th Anniversary on Main Streets This Summer!

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Where’s Waldo? Celebrating His 30th Anniversary on Main Streets This Summer! Indie Bookstores Drive Massive Cross-Country Campaign to Promote the “Shop Local” Message in July Somerville, MA — To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the iconic children’s book character from the Where’s Waldo? series and to continue the Find Waldo...
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