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Igniting the Imagination: Top Middle Grade Reads to Inspire Young Minds

In a world where screens compete for attention and distractions abound, the simple act of picking up a book can sometimes seem like a forgotten pleasure. Yet, for middle schoolers navigating the turbulent waters of adolescence, reading offers more than just entertainment—it fosters empathy, expands horizons, and ignites the imagination. In this blog post, we’ll […]

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Book Review: Assistant To The Villain By Hannah Nicole Maehrer

Grumpy hires sunshine to assist in his day to day tasks, such as managing scared senseless interns, arranging heists, and cleaning up decapitated heads. Evie Sage, desperate for employment is offered an assistant job to the town’s most infamous man-The Villain, the kind of guy who everyone hates and fears because he is…well….the villain.  In

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Book Review: The Adventures of Amina Al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I’VE EVER READ I was captivated by each and every page. The sheer amount of work and research that Chakraborty put into bringing a magical Indian Ocean to life in these pages is commendable.  Amina Al-Sirafi is an uncommon pirate captain (Nakhuda), retired and living alone with her daughter and

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