Monthly Archives: July 2017

Room 201: The Key

Here is a mystery for your upper- grade Hi-low readers. The color illustrations are very close to graphic novel style, only page-size. Each page of text has two or three words jumping out at the reader by way of size, … Continue reading

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Sweet Peas and Honeybees #4

We all know children who get a ‘bee in their bonnet’ (pun intended) and won’t let it go. This is such a story, but for all the right reasons. Hurrah! It’s summer. Anna can’t wait for Friends, Fun, and Flowers … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day from the Black Lagoon #15

What are your personal feelings about Groundhog Day as a holiday? Believe it or not, in this installment of the Black Lagoon Adventures, Hubie thinks it is ridiculous. Nevertheless, when Hubie’s teacher assigns his entire class a job for their … Continue reading

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Annabelle at the South Pole

In this fourth book by R.W. Alley, the four children go another outdoor adventure using imagination as a key element. This time, Annabelle escapes her two brothers and little sister by going outside into ┬áthe snow in search of the … Continue reading

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