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Spotlight on When The World Didn't End: Poems (Caroline Kaufman), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight When The World Didn't End: Poems by Heather Cumiskey.  Read on for more about Heather and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Caroline Kaufman!   Caroline Kaufman—known as @poeticpoison on Instagram—was only a freshman in high school when she began...
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Author Chat with MG Hennessey (The Echo Park Castaways), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with MG Hennessey author of The Echo Park Castaways .  Read on for more about MG, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet MG Hennessey ! USA TODAY bestselling author Olivia Wildenstein grew up in New York City, the daughter of...
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Author Chat with Elise Primavera (Marigold Star)! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Elise Primavera author of Marigold Star.  Read on for more about Elise plus an interview!         Meet Elise Primavera ! Elise Primavera has been writing and illustrating books for children for over twenty-five years. Her illustrations for RAISING DRAGONS by Jerdine...
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Acacia hary
Chat with the author with Elise Primavera is quite interesting and interesting. I love reading the author's share, the topic is ve... Read More
Saturday, 22 June 2019 03:40
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth 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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Tiffany Engler
Shadow Of The Fox! Looks like such a great book!!!!
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 08:40
Maggie
Which book am I most excited about? It's a tough call, but probably A Home in the Barn. I have such a soft spot in my heart for p... Read More
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 09:17
Danielle Hammelef
I'm most excited about Shadow of the Fox.
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 18:11
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Author Chat with Sharon Creech (Saving Winslow), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Sharon Creech , author of Saving Winslow.     Read on for more about Sharon and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Sharon Creech ! Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal Winner Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor Winner The Wanderer, and...
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Alyssa Annico
This looks and sounds so cute. I love animal stories! :
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 08:38
Debra Branigan
I love Sharon Creech's work with The Wanderer as one of my favorites. I look forward to reading this novel. Cover is cute.
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 22:36
Renee Moore
I LOVE Charlootes Web! This story sounds so sweet, would love to read!
Thursday, 04 October 2018 22:23
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Featured Review: Here So Far Away (Hadley Dyer)

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About This Book:  Award-winning author Hadley Dyer’s YA debut is smart, snarky, and emotionally gripping, about a rebellious cop’s daughter who falls in love with an older man, loses her best friend, and battles depression, all while trying to survive her last year of high school.  Feisty and fearless George Warren...
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