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New Books on Time Travel That Will Shake Up Your Reading List

Are you looking for some new time travel books that will shake up your reading list? Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time helped me discover I would forever love stories about time travel. The existence of a tesseract (a fifth-dimensional phenomenon explained as folding of the fabric of time and space) tugged on my imagination …

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Top 5 Read Aloud Recommendations for 11- and 12-Year-Olds

When kids hit 11- and 12-years-old, it’s challenging to find appropriate read aloud material. They abandon middle grade fiction and gravitate toward young adult and adult fiction. Intellectually, they’re ready to transition to adult fiction, but often the mature content gives me pause, especially for read alouds. For many reasons, this in-between stage is tricky, …

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Middle Grade Book Series Recommendations by a Middle Grade Reader

Are you looking for series recommendations for your middle grade reader? As the mother of a young bibliophile, I’m always on the lookout for high-quality middle grade books. Perhaps your child finished Harry Potter, Fablehaven, Land of Stories, and other popular series already. What should they read next? If you’re on the hunt for series …

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