Faith and Moonlight by Joe King and Mark Gelineau

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Publication Date: December 15, 2015

 

51oUd1Q1+-L._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_The orphanage in which Kay and Roan live burns down and they must find a new situation. They decide to travel to the School of Faith to train to become one of the highly esteemed Razors. They’ve pledged to stay together but will they make the tough choices to survive?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Fairy Extraordinary Christmas by A.J. York

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Publication Date: November 27, 2015

 

3ff156ef-b511-403e-9b34-f094fa3e6ebaTallulah is a handcrafted Christmas Fairy designed to top a decorated tree. When Sarah’s family unpacks Tallulah from her box, she meets a wonderful cast of seasonal decorations and ornaments that spend the off-season living in Sarah’s attic until their time to shine. Year after year the decorations look forward to being set out and enjoying the energy of the season. When a new box arrives, everything will change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Freddie Teased about Jaheem’s Down Syndrome by Richard Carlson Jr (author) and Kevin Carlson (illustrator)

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Publication Date: February 9, 2015

 

DownSyndromeChildrensBookFreddie visits his friend, Adisa, whose brother Jaheem has Down Syndrome. Freddie teases Adisa about his brother’s condition but when he meets Jaheem will he have a change of heart?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Theo and the Forbidden Language by Melanie Ansley

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Publication Date: November 19, 2014

 

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Theo lives in the rabbit village of Willago and harbors a dark and dangerous secret. Reading and writing has been outlawed, but Theo simply can’t resist. When caught, things look dark but Brune, a brutish bear, thinks that Theo has a great destiny and frees him. Together they travel to Mandakar, a human world where animals are being robbed of their speech and enslaved. Risking everything, can Theo achieve his true potential?

 

 

 

 

 

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We are a Multiracial Family by Richard Carlson Jr. (author) and Kevin Carlson (Illustrator)

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Publication Date: November 4, 2014

 

 

RC_We_Are_Multiracial_FamilyTen-year-old Theodor introduces the reader to his adopted siblings and shows how working together they may not be able to move mountains but can certainly move trees.

 

The author, Richard Carlson, gave me a copy of this book in exchange for my review.

 

 

 

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A Road to Nowhere by Shana Hammaker

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Publication Date: October 14, 2014

 

SH_The_Road_To_NowhereThe Mayor of Somewhere wants to build a bridge between his town and the Town of Nowhere. His secretary, Amarillo Saffron, is all for the connection. Her sister, Cerulean, has been stranded in Nowhere for nine years and Amarillo desperately wants to find her. There’s strong opposition to the bridge and saboteurs may just have prevented its construction for good. Can a town with no hope be connected with hope to spare?

 

 

 

 

 

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Free E-books: The Epitaph of Jonas Barloff & A Door Unlocked by Calvin Dean

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I’m happy to announce that the author Calvin Dean is offering two of his books as a free download on Amazon (countries may vary) until July 5, 2014. One of these books was reviewed on this site.

 

CD_Epitaph_JonasHigh school student, Daniel Townsend, is on top of the world when he finds out that his father has lung cancer. Suddenly the future that seemed so certain isn’t, and Daniel knows that he must help his father no matter what the cost personally. When Daniel is killed in a head on, hit and run collision, his friend and girlfriend make it their mission to find out what happened. But what role does a crumbling mansion and an old man doesn’t seem to be who he says he is play into the equation? The Epitaph of Jonas Barloff is Calvin Dean’s first young adult novel of mystery and horror. Read my review of The Epitaph of Jonas Barloff.

 

 

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