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How to Read Greenglass House, A Guide

Greenglass House by Kate Milford Step 1: Purchase Greenglass House.  Go to your local indie bookstore or click on the link and order it, but it’s best to own it.  That way you can read it at the perfect moment … Continue reading

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Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet

Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweetby Sherri Smith Ana’s middle school graduation day is going to be just perfect.  She’s Salutatorian and at night there’s going to be a school dance and a chance to finally connect with her crush Jamie Tabata. … Continue reading

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Written in the Stars

Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed Author bio: Aisha Saeed is Pakistani-American Naila’s parents have always made it clear that they planned on arranging a marriage for her. But Naila’s heart has other plans. She’s fallen for Saif and … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Lie

A Beautiful Lie by Irfan Master Author Bio: English author of Pakistani and Indian heritage. Are you the type who leafs past the prologue, eager to get on with the story?  Don’t do it!  Read the first line, only the … Continue reading

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Ruby Lu, Brave and True

Ruby Lu, Brave and True by Lenore Look It’s often a challenge to find beginning chapter books that are interesting and well-written, but Ruby Lu, Brave and True manages it easily.  It’s a teacher’s dream with metaphors appearing on the very … Continue reading

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Eleanor and Park

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Like many teenagers, Park is trying to fly under the radar.  Neither cool enough to be popular, or uncool enough to be excluded, he aims for near invisibility.  Eleanor has no choice.  Her family … Continue reading

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Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream

Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream by Jenny Han Clara Lee is super excited for the Apple Blossom Festival.  More than anything, she wants to be Little Miss Apple Pie and wear her beautiful red Korean dress and stand … Continue reading

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Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time

Stanford Wong Flunks Big-time by Lisa Yee Stanford has never been good at school, but he is good at basketball. In fact, he’s great at basketball.  But a failing grade in English means he’s bound for summer school and not … Continue reading

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Take the Court

Take The Court by Bob Lanier and Heather Goodyear This is the second book in the Hey L’il D! series. L’il D and his friends have always played basketball at recess, but Brooks and his friends have decided to take … Continue reading

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It’s All in the Name

It’s All in the Name by James Preller, Bob Lanier and Heather Goodyear Bob Lanier is an actual former NBA star and basketball Hall of Famer, a fact that today’s Lebron devotees are unlikely to know.  This book is loosely … Continue reading

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