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It’s Live! Cover Reveal: Walls by L.M. Elliott + Giveaway ~ (US Only)

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We're so excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Walls by L.M. Elliott, releasing 7/27/2021 from Algonquin Young Readers!     Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hey YABC, welcome to the cover reveal of WALLS! The art designers at Algonquin Young Readers created such...
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Author Chat with Sarah Jean Horwitz (The Dark Lord Clementine), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Jean Horwitz author of The Dark Lord Clementine.  Read on for more about Sarah, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Sarah Jean Horwitz ! SARAH JEAN HORWITZ  grew up next door to a cemetery and down the street from...
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Chiara Jucha
I have been wanting to read this book, it looks so good!
Monday, 19 April 2021 15:54
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Five Tough Tactics for Protesting at School + Win A Copy of Kids On The March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice (Michael Long) ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Kids On The March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice   by Michael Long.  Read on for more about Michael and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Michael Long ! Michael G. Long  is the author...
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Chiara Jucha
Looks like an amazing nonfiction book!
Saturday, 03 April 2021 13:30
Simone
This would be great in my classroom, non-fiction is hard to get them to read but this book looks really fun!
Monday, 12 April 2021 20:07
Danielle Hammelef
The cover matches this important nonfiction book.
Saturday, 17 April 2021 15:38
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The Power Of Fictional Ballet Dancers + Win a Copy of Bright Burning Stars (A.K. Small)! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Bright Burning Stars  by A.K. Small.  Read on for more about A.K. and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet A.K. Small ! A.K. Small's debut novel, BRIGHT BURNING STARS, was published by Algonquin Young Readers in May 2019 and released...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 18:39
Davianna Nieto
The cover is stunning and the synopsis is intriguing. I've been dying to read this book.
Wednesday, 07 April 2021 14:20
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is amazing and the premise sounds exciting and full of suspense.
Sunday, 11 April 2021 15:02
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6th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 10

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Welcome to YABC's Sixth 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 giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Zachary Snyder
Books look great!
Thursday, 10 December 2020 12:43
Andrea Cerda
Thanks for the opportunity!!! want to read them all
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:38
Jeana Kwiecinski
What a great selection of books!
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 20:44
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Spotlight on Don't Call Me Crazy (Kelly Jensen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  (Don't) Call Me Crazy   by Kelly Jensen!  Read on for more about Kelly and her book, plus an giveaway!        Meet  (Don't) Call Me Crazy ! Who’s Crazy?   What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when...
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Kara S
The cover is okay, but the authors included and the theme of the anthology are top-notch, IMHO! Thanks for this chance to win -- ... Read More
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 21:02
Alyssa Annico
It's so important to have open conversations about mental health. This book looks and sounds perfect to start that dialogue!... Read More
Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:35
Marisa Fort
I like the cartoons on the cover, the synopsis sounds amazing! So needed!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:06
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Spotlight on Here To Stay (Sara Farizan), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Here To Stay   by Sara Farizan!  Read on for more about Sara and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet  Sara Farizan ! Sara Farizan is an Iranian American writer and ardent basketball fan who was born in and...
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Debra Branigan
The cover will attract the young adult readers of sports books and the novel's action won't disappoint. However, sports is not th... Read More
Monday, 24 September 2018 17:36
Marisa Fort
There is just something about the boy's eyes on the cover that moves me... The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 24 September 2018 20:09
Kara S
The cover is fun, but the synopsis/themes of the novel make it a standout, IMHO!
Monday, 24 September 2018 21:16
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