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Coraline (Neil Gaiman)

Coraline is a young girl bored with the quiet life in her family’s new house. Unable to spark any interaction with her mother and father (or three other adults in her building), she explores her surroundings until stumbling into a … Continue reading

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Jeff Kinney)

QUICK TAKE: It’s not easy being a middle school kid. Just ask Gregory Heffley, the narrator in Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid: A Novel in Cartoons. The boy who figures he’s “somewhere around 52nd and 53rd most popular” … Continue reading

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Endymion Spring (Matthew Skelton)

Every now and then I glance at a list of fiction titles for kids and young adults hoping to pluck out something interesting. That’s how I ended up reading Matthew Skelton’s Endymion Spring [LibraryThing / WorldCat] during a few rainy … Continue reading

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