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Book Review – League of Archers by Eva Howard

By Awnali Mills Ellie Dray and her friends loved to play at being Robin Hood and his Merry Men, and dubbed themselves the League of Archers.  But time and tragedy have made them grow up.  Ellie’s father died in the … Continue reading

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Book Review – Oddity by Sarah Cannon

By Awnali Mills Ada Roundtree is a kickbutt fifth grader.  Leopards in the cafeteria? No sweat.  Zombie rabbits? Child’s play. Ghost in the closet?  Don’t waste her time.  But her twin sister Pearl has won the Sweepstakes and is now … Continue reading

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Book Review – How Oscar Indigo Broke the Universe (and Put It Back Together Again) by David Teague

By Awnali Mills Oscar Indigo just wanted to win one lousy game of baseball.  He’d done all the work, he’d been to every game, and this was the first time he’d ever been at bat.  His whole team was counting … Continue reading

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Book Review – Lily’s Mountain by Hannah Moderow

By Awnali Mills Lily’s father is a great outdoorsman, and he has taught his daughters well.  That is how Lily knows for sure that the reports of his death on Denali, North America’s tallest mountain, have to be wrong.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

By Awnali Mills Things are not looking up for Josette Dupre.  Her recent battle successes have earned her the ire of people who don’t want females in the military.  So what did they do?  Went and make her the first … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler

By Awnali Mills Mattie Marvelwood and her family all have very special talents.  Her father can create illusions, her mother can read the future, her brother Bell can disappear, and her little sister Tibby can float.  And Mattie?  Mattie can … Continue reading

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Book Review – Who Killed Darius Drake by Rodman Philbrick

By Awnali Mills Arthur Bash is the school’s enforcer, and anyone can hire him to intimidate anyone else for the price of a Snickers bar.  But Arthur’s life turns upside down when Darius Drake, the school genius and resident weirdo … Continue reading

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