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Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Title: Alice In Wonderland Author: Lewis Carroll Genre: Childrens Sub-Genre(s): Classics, Fantasy Series: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Published On: 2016 (first published 1865) Publisher: Rock Paper Company Pages: 135 Format: Paperback Source: Owlcrate (Subscription Box) ISBN: 1680294644 (ISBN13: 9781680294644) Purchase: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel…… Continue reading Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (SPOILERS)

Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Genre: Middle Grade Fiction Sub-Genre(s): Fantasy Series: N/A Published On: September 27th 2011 Publisher: Walker Books Pages: 216 Format: Hardcover Source: Bought ISBN 1406311529 (ISBN13: 9781406311525) Purchase: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one…… Continue reading A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (SPOILERS)

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Upside Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins | Review

Title: Upside-Down Magic Author: Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins Genre: Children’s Fiction, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Friendship Series: Upside-Down Magic Published On: September 29th 2015 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 208 Format: Hardcover Source: Bought ISBN 0545800455 (ISBN13: 9780545800457) Purchase: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository From New York Times  bestselling authors Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins comes the hilarious…… Continue reading Upside Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins | Review

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Flunked by Jen Calonita | Review

Title: Flunked by Jen Calonita Author: Jen Calonita Genre: Middle Grade Fiction, Fairy Tale Retelling Series: Fairy Tale Reform School Published On: March 3rd, 2015 Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky Pages: 256 Format: Hardcover Source: Bought ISBN 149260156X (ISBN13: 9781492601562) Purchase: Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Would you send a villain to do a hero’s job?…… Continue reading Flunked by Jen Calonita | Review

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The One In The Middle Is The Green Kangaroo | Five Minute Review

  Paperback, 48 pages Published July 15th 1982 by Yearling (first published 1969) ISBN: 0440467314 (ISBN13: 9780440467311) Quintessentially funny Judy Blume!   Second grader Freddy Dissel has that left-out kind of feeling. Life seems lonely when you’re the middle kid in the family. Freddy feels like “the peanut butter part of a sandwich,” squeezed between an…… Continue reading The One In The Middle Is The Green Kangaroo | Five Minute Review

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The Invention Of Hugo Cabret | Five Minute Review

Hardcover, 534 pages Published: April 1st 2007 by Scholastic (first published March 30th 2007) Original Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret ISBN: 0439813786 (ISBN13: 9780439813785) Edition Language: English Personal Rating: Three (3) out of Five (5) Stars Favorite This Review On Goodreads Half sketches create a story in pictures too, relevant history. Real last-century French pioneer filmmaker Georges Méliès…… Continue reading The Invention Of Hugo Cabret | Five Minute Review

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Sleeping Beauty | Five Minute Review

Paperback: 176 pages Published: September 1st 2006 by Scholastic Paperbacks Original Title: Twice Upon a Time, No. 2: Sleeping Beauty, the One Who Took the Really Long Nap (Twice Upon a Time) ISBN: 0439796571 (ISBN13: 9780439796576) Edition Language: English Series: Twice Upon a Time #2 Book Review: Summarize the book without giving away the ending. A…… Continue reading Sleeping Beauty | Five Minute Review