Category: Pine Reads Review

Interview with Sarah J. Schmitt

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About the Author: “Sarah J. Schmitt, author of IT’S A WONDERFUL DEATH, is a former K-8 school librarian and Youth Service Professional for Teens at a public library. She has

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Debut, Diverse, and Deadly Fun Middle Grade Books! | PRR’s Spooky 2021 MG Reading List

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Halloween is just around the corner… And to celebrate the spookiest stories in middle grade, Pine Reads has compiled a list of 13 books that range from fun and campy

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Where There’s a Whisk | Sarah J. Schmitt

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Where There’s a Whisk by Sarah J. Schmitt Out Now from Running Press Kids; 396 pages Content Warnings: Moderately strong language, absentee parent (in jail), bullying, blood, classism About the

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Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World | Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Out Now from Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers; 528 pages  Content Warnings: Death/dying, grief,

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Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids | Cynthia Leitich Smith

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Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids edited by Cynthia Leitich Smith Out Now from Heartdrum; 320 pages  Content Warnings: Abusive parenting, mentions of domestic violence, racism, mention of residential schools

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What Makes a Hero? | Reacting to The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities

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WARNING: Spoilers ahead for Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia and City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda! “Imagine a multiverse mansion in which

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