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Warriors in the Crossfire

May 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off

It seems every time I have one of Nancy Bo Flood’s books scheduled, someone goes into the hospital. Last time it was me in a drugged-up haze for twelve days; this time it was my mother. Drugged-up haze is putting it lightly for her. She almost died from being over-sedated. But she’s home now, and […]

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Tags: History · Middle Grade

Warriors in the Crossfire

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Monday we started our tour for Warriors in the Crossfire, a middle grade WWII novel written by Nancy Bo Flood. Here are some of the posts we have so far… Reviews: The Hungry Reader My Own Little Corner of the World Reading is my Superpower 5 Minutes for Books Becky’s Book Reviews Fireside Musings Whispers […]

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Tags: History · Middle Grade

Warriors in the Crossfire

April 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Monday we start the blog tour for Warriors in the Crossfire, by Nancy Bo Flood. Warriors is a wonderful middle grade WWII novel, with a lyrical voice. I hope you all enjoyed reading it. I’m looking forward to your reviews of this one. It was haunting, wasn’t it? The book can be found on Amazon […]

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Tags: History · Middle Grade

Old Stars Still Shining

August 13th, 2009 · Comments Off

Just got my Southern Breeze Newsletter and saw this: Mary Ann Rodman’s JIMMY’S STARS was named to the National Assoc. of Social Studies Teachers Best Trade Books list, as well as Booklist’s 10 Best Historical Fiction books of 2008, and a Bank Street College Best Book. Both SURPRISE SOUP (Viking) and A TREE FOR EMMY […]

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Tags: Author Promotion · Awards · History · Picture Books

Carlyn Beccia and The Raucous Royals ~ Posts of Interest

December 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

If you haven’t read these interviews of Carlyn at SmallWorld Reads, and at Maw Books Blog, read them now. Carlyn reveals the topic of her next book. It sounds great! I also loved this discussion between Noel, her sister Bree, and her cousin Marie, over at Never Jam Today. And what a surprise to find […]

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Tags: History · Picture Books

Raucous Royals ~ Day One

December 1st, 2008 · Comments Off

Today we start the tour for The Raucous Royals, by Carlyn Beccia. Raucous Royals is a history book for middle grade kids–Amazon has it listed as being for four through eight-year-olds, but I’m sure they mean it’s for fourth through eighth graders. I loved this book, and I’m looking forward to seeing what others have […]

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Tags: History · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Picture Books

This the Feast Day Three

November 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Rolling right along with day three of the This is the Feast Children’s Book Blog Tour! We maintain the top spot on Technorati for the time being. More importantly, we’ve had some great posts. Check out what Bellezza did with photos she took of the book. I love that. And she did a wonderful review. […]

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Tags: History · Holiday Books · Picture Books

This is the Feast

November 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

Today is the start of a blog tour for This is the Feast, by Atlanta author, Diane Z. Shore. I enjoyed the book and will be looking forward to seeing what everyone else has to say about it. Check out participating bloggers: the 160acrewoods, A Mom Speaks, All About Children’s Books, Becky’s Book Reviews, Cafe […]

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Tags: History · Holiday Books · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Picture Books

Jimmy’s Stars Blog Tour ~ Day Three

August 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

We’re at the end of our tour for Jimmy’s Stars, but there is still a lot of good stuff out there to be had. If you’re interested in writing, read Becky Miller’s post over at A Christian Worldview of Fiction. In fact read all of her posts on Jimmy’s Stars. As she is wont to […]

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Tags: History · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Middle Grade