Children - MidChild

Ruby and Olivia by Rachel Hawkins - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780399169618
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 24th, 2017

What does lying to protect your twin sister earn you? A summer at a camp for "troubled" kids! The last thing Olivia expects to find at Camp Chrysalis is friendship mystery and adventure. A creepy historic home filled with mysterious noises and secret places provide all the elements for an exciting summer. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Thornhill by Pam Smy - Book Review

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By Pam Smy, Pam Smy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626726543
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 29th, 2017

Alternating stories, told through diary entries and illustration, a spine-chilling new book in the spirit of groundbreaking epic The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
1982: Orphan Mary, bullied beyond reason at Thornhill, a Victorian mansion where girls wait for foster family's to take them in.
2016: Ella, lonely in her new house, her window looking out on an abandoned Victorian mansion, wishing for a friend, sees a girl in the garden next door.... Keep your nightlight on for this one!! Great for ages 10-14! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780142402245
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Published: Puffin Books - October 5th, 2006

Inspired by the true story of the Norwegian's daring plan to have their children sneak $9 million worth of gold bullion out of the country during the Nazi occupation of Norway, this book would seem far fetched had it not actually happened! A page turner from start to finish, you can't help but feel your spirit soar at the dedication and sheer bravery demonstrated in the face of unfathomable danger. ~ Reviewed by Patricia Vunk


Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316508889
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 31st, 2017

Harry Potter with a dash of Roald Dahl!
Morrigan is cursed, doomed to die next birthday, unless she can win a place in the mysterious Wundrous Society. She must pass four Trials, face dangers - and overcome her curse... A suspenseful, fun read! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781452128764
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 12th, 2015

Being 11 means the beginning of everything! Maggie is one step closer to voting, getting a tattoo and becoming the president. It also means she needs to find out why her dad’s legs are falling asleep. Told with refreshing honesty, this is a quirky, heartbreaking story of a family coping with MS. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell & Whitney Kaaz


The ACB with Honora Lee by Kate De Goldi - Book Review

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By Kate De Goldi, Gregory O'Brien (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781770497245
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Published: Tundra Books (NY) - May 2nd, 2017

Meet Perry, a young girl with a giant thirst for knowledge even if it causes some inconveniences along the way. Now meet Honora, Perry's sassy and upbeat grandmother who lives in a nursing home and has a hard time remembering who people are. When the two girls team up, a genuinely heartwarming and goofy story unfolds about Perry wanting to learn more her silly grandmother, even if Honora doesn't remember their days together. ~ Reviewed by Laura Knapp


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