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Author Chat with Jack Fairweather (A Rebel In Auschwitz: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Fought the Nazis From Inside the Camp), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Jack Fairweather, author of A   Rebel  In  Auschwitz : The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Fought the Nazis From Inside the Camp! Read on for more about Jack, his book, and a giveaway!         Meet Jack Fairweather !    ...
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Giveaway: THIS IS OUR RAINBOW: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us (Katherine Locke & Nicole Melleby) ~ (US Only)

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  This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them and Us Edited By: Katherine Locke & Nicole Melleby Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers Publish Date: October 19th, 2021           About the Book The first LGBTQIA+ anthology for middle-graders featuring stories for every...
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Abigail Lowry
I love so many of these authors! Can't wait to read!
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 11:37
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Author Chat with Tracey Baptiste (African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Tracey Baptiste, author of African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History ! Read on for more about Tracey, her book, and a giveaway!         Meet Tracey Baptiste !      Tracey Baptiste lived in Trinidad until she was fifteen; she grew up on jumbie...
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Author Chat with Ruth Freeman (How To Save A Superhero), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Ruth Freeman, author of How To Save A Superhero ! Read on for more about Ruth, her book, and a giveaway!         Meet Ruth Freeman !     Ruth Freeman is the author of One Good Thing About America, which received a Golden...
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Giveaway: Kaleidoscope (Brian Selznick) ~ (US Only)

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  Kaleidoscope Author: Brian Selznick Publisher: Scholastic Publish Date: September 21st, 2021           About the Book An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of  The Invention of Hugo Cabret  and  Wonderstruck . A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In  Kaleidoscope...
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Spooktacular Stories Giveaway of 2021! (MG/Children's Edition) ~ (US Only)

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Halloween is such a fun holiday and children all over the world look forward to that special day in October where they can dress up as their favorite character or spooky creature and visit their family and friends for lots of  tricks and treats!   This year YABC has the perfect...
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Alyssa Annico
These look fantastic - thank you for the opportunity!
Monday, 18 October 2021 11:29
Crista cast
All these covers look great. They seem to be a spooky fun read.
Monday, 18 October 2021 14:50
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Spotlight on Bellocaro (P.S. Meraux), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're spotlighting   Bellocaro  by P.S. Meraux! Read on for more about P.S., her book, and a giveaway!         Meet P.S. Meraux ! After completing her degree in broadcast journalism at USC in 1996, P.S. Meraux used her love of writing to land multiple jobs in broadcasting,...
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Giveaway: Babylon Twins (Michael Ferris Gibson) ~ (US Only)

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  Babylon Twins Author: Michael Ferris Gibson Publisher: Girl Friday Books Publish Date: October 5th, 2021           About the Book “A gleefully apocalyptic page-turner . . .” ―Kirkus Reviews Meet Chloe and Elizabeth Yetti: antisocial, semi-homicidal eighteen-year-old  twins  casually surviving the AI apocalypse. Ten years ago, a...
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Author Chat with Hope Larson & Rebecca Mock (Salt Magic), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Hope Larson, author of Salt Magic ! Read on for more about Hope, her book, and a giveaway!         Meet Hope Larson !    Hope Larson has written and illustrated many graphic novels including All Summer Long, which was a Kirkus Reviews Best...
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Author Chat with Bethany Wicker (Soul Speaker), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Bethany Wicker, author of Soul Speakers ! Read on for more about Bethany, her book, and a giveaway!         Meet Bethany Wicker !   Bethany Wicker resides in Louisiana and is a pediatric nurse who loves to read and write any chance she...
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