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literarykids: Nicole Claire reviews her favorite recently published books that will help chase away the winter blues! Nicole Basbanes Claire is our #TBThursday, sharing her favorites from 2015!

New Books for Spring 2015.1.mov

Nicole Claire reviews 2 chapter books and 2 picture books for your reading pleasure: DEAD TO ME by Mary McCoy (Hyperion, $17.99);MY LIFE IN DIORAMAS, by Tara Altabrando, illus. by T.L. Bonadido (Running Press Kids, $14.95);MR. HAPPY AND MISSS GRIMM by Antonie Schneider and Susanne Strasser (Holiday House, $16.95);WONTON AND CHOPSTICK: A TALE TOLD IN

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My True Love Gave To Me (General Overview) 12-20-2014.mov

Shared with Dropbox Nicole Claire looks at a collection of short stories for young adult readers. My True Love Gave to Me, edited by Stephanie Perkins; St. Martin’s Press, $18.99, 321 pages, ages 12 and up. My True Love Gave To Me (General Overview) 12-20-2014.mov

The Secret Hum of a Daisy, by Tracy Holczer; Putnam Juvenile, $16.99, 320 pages, ages 10 and up. (May 2014) The Secret Hum of a Daisy is a heartwarming tale about a young girl named Grace who, after suffering the heartbreaking loss of her mother, embarks upon a path of self-discovery and awareness. It is

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Choosing Books for Advanced Readers

By Eva Watson-Schülze (1867-1935) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons An old friend contacted me recently asking for book recommendations for his six and eight year old boys. They are voracious readers, having already inhaled the entire Harry Potter and Percy Jackson series, along with many other titles. I sent a few suggestions, then thought that

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Nicole Claire reviews 2 YA Books for the Beach!

Nicole Claire shares two YA books, both published by Poppy Press. Bring these to the beach for easy-breezy summer reading. “Summer State of Mind,” by Jen Calonita; Poppy Press, 254 pages, $10.00, ages 11-14.  “Geography of You and Me,” by Jennifer E. Smith; Poppy Press, 352 pages, $18.00, ages 12-16. Nicole Claire reviews 2 YA

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