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Crash Club By Henry Gregor Felsen

His answer to Outlaw’s bid for power was a new kind of hot rod club- he called it CRASH CLUB! Background: Henry Felsen began his career writing military adventure stories for juvenile readers during World War II, but earned his … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Charity Auction #2

In May this blog celebrated its 6th anniversary of providing quality criticism of quality literature (insert scare-quotes where applicable -ED.), and, having run out of Victoria Martin books to commemorate the occasion, I am again putting the “do” in “do-gooder”! As in “do … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2018 Edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club

Full name: Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature Defined As Books Authored By, About or Widely Read By Women in the 20th Century, let’s see if I can finish before Thanksgiving this year! I had some … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY! BIRTHDAY! BIRTHDAY!

This month marks the 6th birthday of this blog! As thanks to all of my loyal readers, please enjoy this stock photo of a cupcake: Coming later this week: the return of the Spring Cleaning Charity Auction and announcement of … Continue reading

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This Place Has No Atmosphere By Paula Danziger

In the year 2057, zits and cliques are still around, but people live in malls, take classes in ESP, and get detention from robots! Paula Danziger is best remembered for The Cat Ate My Gym Suit, a bright and funny book about … Continue reading

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Amy Moves In By Marilyn Sachs

“They’re laughing at me, those stupid girls. I hate them!” Amy decides. I often point out how a good YA historical never fails to address the disease and death that lurk around every corner in the 19th century… but even … Continue reading

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Dawn Of Love #2: Wild Prairie Sky By Cheri Michaels

How could she fall in love… with a young man as wild as a mountain lion and as free as the prairie wind? I’m a big fan of Scholastic’s Sunfire series- in which orphaned teenage girls have to choose between … Continue reading

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