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Just Add Pumpkin Spice... Great Fall and Halloween Books to Read and Share

Published: October 18, 2017 11:34:53 PM UTC

In the midst of all the chaos that seems to be churning constantly around us (and for some, it has hit right at the center of home), the upcoming Halloween holiday is still showing up at the very s...

The Secret School by Avi

Published: October 17, 2017 12:52:55 AM UTC

I loved the "Little House on the Prairie" books as a kid. They are kind of an easy-reading, longer chapter book (with pictures!) series, and it always felt like an accomplishment to get t...

Ruby the Foster Dog by Jimmy Wayne

Published: October 3, 2017 2:06:53 AM UTC

Writing is hard. Writing a book is very hard. Writing a good book is very, very hard, and often requires a diligent editor, a dedicated agent, years of revisions, a high-functioning writers’ group,...

Middle School the Worst Years of My Life

Published: August 10, 2017 12:58:17 AM UTC

I read this book with my almost 9 year old son, and he loved it. The writing is humorous (particularly if you are between the ages of 8 and 12), and there are sketches (drawn by the main character)...

Nebraska Golden Sower Nominees 2014

Published: August 23, 2017 5:51:11 PM UTC

The first year my daughter participated in reading all ten of the Golden Sower Chapter Book nominations, I read (most of) them with her. It was such a fantastic experience for both of us; we soon b...