Category Archives: nonfiction

Ghastly stories for the biggest scare-seekers

Do you keep a night light on on Halloween, just in case?  Do thoughts of the undead keep you unrested?  Or are you all about the vampire bats and the plague-haunted castles and the vengeful murder victims come back to … Continue reading

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2011 favorites

These are my favorite reads from 2011 – not all of these titles were published in 2011, and some aren’t “Juv/YA” titles per se, but no matter! Castle Waiting, Vol. 2, by Linda Medley.  Pub. 2010. The art and writing … Continue reading

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Why?

NOTE:  The following book was a free copy sent to me by Owl Kids, for review.  I received no compensation for my review, nor have I in any way been influenced by Owl Kids regarding the nature of my review. Catherine … Continue reading

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Fear and Laughing in these Pages

NOTE:  The following books were free copies sent to me by Owl Kids, for review.  I received no compensation for my review, nor have I in any way been influenced by Owl Kids regarding the nature of my review. . … Continue reading

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Guiding Stones and Surprising Schools

Two books.  One from ’99, one contemporary.  Both explore intriguing modes of communication and teaching. NOTE:  The following books were free copies sent to me by the publisher, Owl Kids, for review.  I received no compensation for my review, nor … Continue reading

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