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The Becket List - Release 4/2

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The Becket List  was such a quirky, fun, energetic story, that had me wanting to know more about Becket (formerly Rebecca). The Becket List  had such a modern day Ramona Quimby feel to it, that I know students of all ages in elementary will enjoy her story.  The novel is about Becket who moves with her family to the country from the big city, and if anybody knows that life transition - it is definite culture shock. Which it continues to be for Becket. As she adjusts she finds that life is not that easy, so she comes up with a plan, the "list", to help her adjustment. BUT - as well know, nothing ever goes according to plan. Becket has to learn that life in the country may not be what she's heard or seen on TV, but so much more.  Becket's attitude is infectious and I can only hope her positivity finds its way into the hearts of kids all over.  Advanced praise: “This is not just a terrific book about sharing friends with siblings, rolling with

Maybe a Mermaid by Josephine Cameron

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MAYBE A MERMAID review with a s pecial guest post from the author, Josephine Cameron. Thank you to the publisher for the free review copy.   Who can resist mermaids? From a young age, I’ve always been interested in the fantastical qualities of mermaids. I watched The Little Mermaid over and over and then when I got a little older I watched Splash with Darryl Hannah and Tom Hanks and wondered … could mermaids be real? I wished they were and always tried to spot one when I was on any body of water, especially an ocean. In Maybe a Mermaid by Josephine Cameron, Anthony Gillis and her mom have a special bond being a small family, just the two of them and working together on her mom’s business with Beauty and the Bee cosmetics, a multi-level marketing company. They have just returned to a special lakeside resort where her mom spent summers vacationing. The family is struggling financially but Anthoni doesn’t find out until later just how bad it is. Anthoni’s mom has never

It's Monday, What are you Reading? 3/26

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Hey friends! I don't know about you, but boy, these last few weeks have been INTENSE. I could do without the full moons, right?!  Also, my mind is all over the place and I, personally, have several books started and going right now. It's "testing" season, so my life is BUSSSSSY. Here is what we are all in to currently: Cassie: Amber: Andrea: Haley:  Click on the photos to read about the books!  *affiliate links WHAT are you reading this week??

IMWAYR: March 18, 2019

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Good morning! I am enjoying day one of my spring break. I have my stack of books ready to go, my favorite spot on the couch reserved, and my cup of coffee on deck! I have been waiting for a day to read for a very long time and today is my day to relax with a good book or books. Here's what we have been reading: Andrea: Cassie:       Haley:     Amber:     Hope everyone has a wonderful reading week! What are you currently reading?

Wake Up, Color Pup Review

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Wake Up, Color Pup purchase here *Affliate link Pup is a young dog whose life just seems so gray. Not knowing what he is missing, a young bird comes in to take Pup on a walk. During this walk each new discovery ignites a new emotion; and with this emotion comes a corresponding color. Eventually Pup is covered with colors. A storm arrives and Pup experiences fear, draining some color, then it’s his curious yellow friend who continues to be the bright light he needs to persevere, and play on.  This book will be an amazing addition to  #classroombookaday  - out now by  @randomhousekids  📚