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Brown

by Peter Dabbene

Håkon Øvreås’s "Brown" is a touching, timeless story that captures the unbounded imagination and uncertain innocence of youth. Originally published in Norway, "Brown" has been translated into more than thirty languages and is the... Read More

Book Review

Ferocious Fall

by Susan Waggoner

"Ferocious Fall" is a wholesome and informational middle grade story that brings to life childhood in the 1950s. C. A. Hartnell’s middle grade novel "Ferocious Fall" follows best friends Pete and Carol Ann through seasonal adventures... Read More

Book Review

Stories from Squirrel Hill

by Karen Rigby

This elegantly designed softcover gathers timeless tales set in an idyllic setting where roaming is possible. Paul Sleman Clark’s "Stories from Squirrel Hill" gathers six lighthearted adventures for chapter book readers, using charmed... Read More

Book Review

Wild Winter

by Rebecca Monterusso

Friends work together to help each other out in this Christmas-centered middle grade story. In C. A. Hartnell’s chapter book "Wild Winter", a rambunctious duo solves a mystery and prepares for a holiday pageant. Carol Ann and her best... Read More

Book Review

Sinister Summer

by Laura Leavitt

Childhood adventures capture the culture of the 1950s in "Sinister Summer". Lighthearted summer fun mixes with worry and fear in C. A. Hartnell’s "Sinister Summer", a chapter book about faith, family, and friends. In the 1950s, Carol... Read More

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