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5 Fascinating Illustrated Children’s Books From Quarto

5 Fascinating Illustrated Children’s Books From Quarto

I want to share five Quarto titles that I have recently read and that I hope you and your family will love reading together. The books are presented in roughly age-appropriate order. Read More

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Middle Grade Author Barbara Dee Geeks Out About Shakespeare!

Middle Grade Author Barbara Dee Geeks Out About Shakespeare!

Middle grade author Barbara Dee’s new book ‘Star-Crossed’ has been called “a fine choice for middle school libraries in need of accessible LGBTQ stories and a great option for students reading or performing Romeo and Juliet” by School Library Journal, and having read it, I whole-heartedly agree. The story also has a very engaging voice and a main characters tweens will be able to relate to. I asked Barbara Dee what made her geek out while she was writing ‘Star-Crossed’. Please welcome her to Geek Speaks…Fiction! Read More