PB Spotlight & Excerpt: Fred Gets Dressed by Peter Brown…plus a giveaway!

    About the Book:   Title: FRED GETS DRESSED Author: Peter Brown Pub. Date: May 4, 2021 Publisher:  Little, Brown Books for Young Readers   From a New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott-honor winning artist comes an exuberant illustrated story about playing dress up, having fun, and feeling free. The boy loves to be naked. He romps … More PB Spotlight & Excerpt: Fred Gets Dressed by Peter Brown…plus a giveaway!

YA Spotlight & Excerpt: Take Me Home Tonight by Morgan Matson…plus a giveaway!

  About the Book: Title: TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT Author: Morgan Matson Pub. Date: May 4, 2021 Publisher:  Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Ferris Bueller’s Day Off meets Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist in this romp through the city that never sleeps from the New York Times bestselling author of Since You’ve Been Gone. Two girls. One night. Zero phones. Kat and Stevie—best … More YA Spotlight & Excerpt: Take Me Home Tonight by Morgan Matson…plus a giveaway!

PB Spotlight and Excerpt: Sunrise Summer by author Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr…plus a giveaway!

    Sunrise Summer is a picture book by writer Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr that celebrates self-confidence and empowerment, as a girl’s role changes in her family’s fishing expeditions.   About The Book: Title: SUNRISE SUMMER Author: Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr (Illustrator) Pub. Date: April 20, 2020 Publisher: Imprint When a girl and her family travel four … More PB Spotlight and Excerpt: Sunrise Summer by author Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr…plus a giveaway!

Middle Grade Spotlight & Excerpt: Aru Shah and the City of Gold by Roshani Chokshi …plus a giveaway!

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the ARU SHAH AND THE CITY OF GOLD by Roshani Chokshi Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. After reading the post, be sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title: ARU SHAH AND THE CITY OF GOLD (A Pandava Novel Book 4) Author: Roshani Chokshi Pub. … More Middle Grade Spotlight & Excerpt: Aru Shah and the City of Gold by Roshani Chokshi …plus a giveaway!

Guest Post: Author Danielle Joseph talks about her new PB, I Want to Ride the Tap Tap

I thought I would answer a few of the questions that I’ve received from students during Zoom school visits. Kids always ask the best questions. 1) How did you get the idea for the book? I got my first car when I was born. A friend of my dad’s made me a wooden dump truck. … More Guest Post: Author Danielle Joseph talks about her new PB, I Want to Ride the Tap Tap

Guest Post: Author Gabi Justice discusses writing her latest novel, Dog Girl, From Start to Finish…plus a giveaway!

Creating Dog Girl — From Start to Finish by Gabi Justice Dog Girl’s journey began on March 20, 2015, on a plane to Puerto Rico. I was supposed to be working on another manuscript, book 3 in a trilogy, but instead, I watched television. The screen carved into the headrest in front of me on … More Guest Post: Author Gabi Justice discusses writing her latest novel, Dog Girl, From Start to Finish…plus a giveaway!

Middle Grade Spotlight: The Memory Thief (Thirteen Witches Book 1) by Jodi Lynn Anderson…plus a giveaway!

Welcome to a stop on the THE MEMORY THIEF (Thirteen Witches Book 1) by Jodi Lynn Anderson Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Be sure to enter the giveaway below the post 🙂    About The Book: Title: THE MEMORY THIEF (Thirteen Witches Book 1) Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson Pub. Date: March 2, 2021 Publisher: Aladdin Perfect … More Middle Grade Spotlight: The Memory Thief (Thirteen Witches Book 1) by Jodi Lynn Anderson…plus a giveaway!

Middle Grade Spotlight & Excerpt: Simon B. Rhymin’ by Dwayne Reed…plus a giveaway!

About The Book: Title: SIMON B. RHYMIN’ Author: Dwayne Reed  March 2, 2021 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Eleven-year-old Simon Barnes dreams of becoming a world-famous rapper that everyone calls Notorious D.O.G. But for now, he’s just a Chicago fifth grader who’s small for his age and afraid to use his voice. Simon prefers to lay … More Middle Grade Spotlight & Excerpt: Simon B. Rhymin’ by Dwayne Reed…plus a giveaway!

Middle Grade Spotlight/Excerpt: Spin with Me by Ami Polonsky…plus a giveaway!

From the author of the critically acclaimed Gracefully Grayson comes a thoughtful and sensitive middle-grade novel about non-binary identity and first love, Ami Polonsky’s Spin with Me. Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post 🙂    About the Book: Title: SPIN WITH ME Author: Ami Polonsky Pub. … More Middle Grade Spotlight/Excerpt: Spin with Me by Ami Polonsky…plus a giveaway!