Interview with Greg Pincus, the author of The 14 Fibs of Gregory K. His debut novel about 11 year-old Gregory Korenstein-Jasperton, a poet, struggling with math anxiety. From From the Mixed Up Files of Middle Grade Authors.
Ungifted / Gordon Korman "Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.
Jan says that The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher from Colorado author Jessica Lawson is a 4 star book. "Share this book with your family. You'll have a hoot and will definitely look forward to more Becky Thatcher adventures!
Call Me Amy by Marsha Strykowski In a small town in Maine, 1973 has been a lonely year for Amy until she helps rescue an injured seal pup, with the help of a questionable boy and a peculiar older woman. (new Young Adult
#WomensHistoryMonth#WomensHistoryMonth Chiggers ( http://ift.tt/2ogwoCK ) Chiggers (released June 18 2008 under the Atheneum Books Ginee Seo imprint) is a graphic novel by Hope Larson about "nerdy teenaged girls" who meet at summer camp. Chiggers is intended for a 9- to 12-year-old audience. Kirkus Review wrote of the work "The clean black-and-white panels are detailed without being busy and the addition of a supernatural element symbolic of the physical and emotional upheaval of adolescence…