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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Steven Camden (Nobody Real), Plus Giveaway!

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Nobody Real

Today we're excited to chat with  Steven Camden (Nobody Real) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Steven, his novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Steven Camden !      Steven Camden is one of the most acclaimed spoken-word artists in the country....
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necole
Beautiful cover and interesting synopsis … intrigued!!
Friday, 12 October 2018 07:17
Debra Branigan
The cover is great and I think YA Readers will love the synopsis. I'm sure I will enjoy the book as our favorite reads have a coup... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 15:57
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:00
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Spotlight on Peterrific (Victoria Kann) + Trailer!







Today we're excited to spotlight Victoria Kann's book  Peterrific.   Read on for more about Victoria, her book, and see the trailer for the book!       Meet  Victoria Kann ! VICTORIA KANN is the author-artist of four #1 New York Times bestselling books, AQUALICIOUS, EMERALDALICIOUS, SILVERLICIOUS, and GOLDILICIOUS, and is the artist...
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Giveaway: Prize Pack from HarperChildrens

Giveaway: Prize Pack from HarperChildrens




Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere by Elise Gravel AND Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties by Tom Watson   US Only   In stores now!   Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books   About the Books Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere - Olga finds a creature in her...
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John
These look and sound delightful and hilarious! So cute and funny!
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 20:52
Stephanie Tullis
Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere sounds like a hoot!
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 06:16
Rita Melton
The cover is exactly what you would expect for these types of books and the synopsis lets me know my granddaughter is going to enj... Read More
Thursday, 04 May 2017 01:44
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Featured Review: Enzo's Very Scary Halloween (Garth Stein)

Featured Review: Enzo's Very Scary Halloween (Garth Stein)

About This Book:    Enzo, the lovable mutt from Garth Stein’s New York Timesbestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, experiences his first Halloween with friends Denny and Zoë in his third (not so) very scary picture book. When Halloween comes around, Enzo doesn’t know what to expect. Jack-o’-lanterns...
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