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WHY KIDS SHOULD LEARN PUBLIC SPEAKING

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Why Kids Should Learn Public Speaking   If you ask any parent what attribute they want most for their child, one of their immediate answers will be ‘confidence’. Public speaking can build confidence in kids and there are many activities and games that can help. There are so many situations where...
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Spotlight on Devastation Class (Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Devastation Class  by Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper.  Read on for more about Elaine & Glen and their book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper ! Glen Zipper produced the Oscar-winning documentary  Undefeated , and the hit Netflix...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 10 September 2020 13:04
Andrea Cerda
This book sounds awesome!!! can wait to read it!
Monday, 14 September 2020 13:18
Shannon Mizikoski
I LOOOVE the cover, and the synopsis sounds great, as I am a big sci-fi fan!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 21:57
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Spotlight on The Science of Defying Gravity (L.G. Reed), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Science Of Defying Gravity  by L.G. Reed.  Read on for more about L.G. and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet L.G. Reed !          Author and publisher L. G. Reed believes stories that provide an artistic...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 11:40
Andrea Cerda
book look really interesting!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 18:12
Melanie Bracco
Love the cover and the synopsis sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 15:02
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Spotlight on Everyone Gets A Say (Jill Twiss), Plus Guest Post!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Everyone Gets A Say (Jill Twiss).  Read on for more about Jill, plus a guest post!         Meet  Jill Twiss !         Jill Twiss is the author of  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life...
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Spotlight on Twin Daggers (MarcyKate Connolly), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Twin Daggers  by MarcyKate Connolly.  Read on for more about MarcyKate and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet MarcyKate Connolly !         MarcyKate Connolly is a New York Times Bestselling children’s book author and nonprofit marketing professional...
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Andrea Cerda
The cover is really eye catching, want to read it!
Monday, 31 August 2020 13:18
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like a great read.
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 13:33
Brittany
Added to my list, sounds great
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:13
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Spotlight on Ignite The Sun (Hanna Howard), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Ignite The Sun  by Hanna Howard.  Read on for more about Hanna and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Hanna Howard !        Hanna C. Howard spent most of her childhood wondering how she might avoid growing up,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 12:07
Andrea Cerda
That cover looks awesome, love to have it in my shelve!
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 15:31
Heena Cruzl
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Sunday, 23 August 2020 23:00
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Spotlight on Wings (Nicole Conway), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Wings  by Nicole Conway.  Read on for more about Nicole and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Nicole Conway !        MY NAME IS NICOLE CONWAY and I love to write stories! I've been writing books since I was very...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover, book looks good!
Monday, 17 August 2020 11:33
Andrea Cerda
Love the cover and it looks like a good read!
Monday, 17 August 2020 18:12
Morgan
This sounds so good!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 10:25
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Spotlight on Out Of Darkness (Ashley Hope Perez), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Out Of Darkness  by Ashley Hope Perez.  Read on for more about Ashley and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Ashley Hope Perez !       Ashley Hope Pérez grew up in Texas and is the author of three...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 11:20
Andrea Cerda
Look like a good read!
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 18:39
Danielle Hammelef
I love the simplicity of the cover. This book sounds like an important read.
Thursday, 03 September 2020 15:38
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Spotlight on The Black Kids (Christina Hammonds Reed), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Black Kids  by Christina Hammonds Reed.  Read on for more about Christina and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Christina Hammonds Reed !      Christina Hammonds Reed holds an MFA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic...
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Zachary Snyder
Love this cover! Cant wait to read it!
Friday, 07 August 2020 12:38
Keia
I love this cover so much!
Monday, 10 August 2020 13:41
Lindsay
I love this cover!! This sounds so good
Sunday, 16 August 2020 20:43
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Spotlight on Dan Unmasked (Chris Negron), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Dan Unmasked  by Chris Negron.  Read on for more about Chris and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Chris Negron !     Chris Negron spent a huge chunk of his childhood collecting comic books and loving sports and not...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 17:03
Danielle Hammelef
I love the illustrated cover. This book sounds fun and emotional.
Monday, 17 August 2020 14:35
Penny Olson
The cover is dramatic. The story sounds important.
Monday, 24 August 2020 22:03
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