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The Raven Boys

The Raven Boys

By Maggie Stiefvater Blue grew up with women psychics all her life.  Told that her first love would end in certain death, Blue hasn’t exactly been seeking out a love interest.  Happenstance brings her to cross paths with Gansey, one of the Raven Boys who are a group of mysterious boys that attend the local [...]

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Infinity Ring #1 A Mutiny in Time

By James Dashner A story of time travel and three kids trying to change the course of history and fix the “Great Breaks”.  A fast paced story that includes a fight for humankind, recruitment by a secret society, and many time travel tribulations.  Includes puzzles from the past, secrets to the next Great Break.  Also [...]

Read More » | November 2, 2012 | Category: Blog, book-reviews, News | Comments: none

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The Secret Zoo

By Bryan Chick A strange zoo with suspicious animal activity is the focus as Noah and his friends try to find his missing sister, Megan.  Gaining animal allies and following clues as they hunt for Megan proves to be way more dangerous than Noah could have imagined.  Animal lovers and suspenseful mystery seekers alike will [...]

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2013 world record

Scholastic 2013 Book of World Records

By Jenifer Corr Morse Whether your child wants to know which state has the largest sports hall of fame or where the largest lake in the world resides, this book will reveal it all.  Your little one will be spouting out all sorts of random facts for weeks after reading this great resource for world [...]

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100 deadliest

100 Deadliest Things on the Planet

By Anna Claybourne From deadly animals and plants to unpredictable natural disasters and lethal viruses and bacteria, this book features some of the scariest potentially deadly things that exist on our planet today.  Rated with a “deadly degree”, a description with useful information on the subject, and complete with gruesome photos, this book is highly [...]

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Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers

By Dav Pilkey In the ninth Captain Underpants novel, readers follow George and Harold through Kindergarten and their struggles with a sixth-grade bully named Kipper Krupp.  There is plenty of fun and irreverence including time travel, ghosts, pizza, and flip-0-rama animation.  Come along for the ride as George’s and Harold’s young selves seek justice!

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Jangles: A BIG Fish Story

By David Shannon In this larger than life tale, David Shannon weaves together fishing, a father-son relationship, generosity, and reflections on the art of story-telling.  Beautifully and grandly illustrated throughout, this picture book has excitement, moral themes, and a playful twist ending that leaves its readers smiling. 

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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Pete the Cat and His 4 Groovy Buttons

Pete is one cool cat with his 4 groovy buttons, he cruises around town losing buttons as he goes. But does Pete fret, goodness no! Buttons come and buttons go. Complete with a great message, math skills and a song to boot, Your little ones will love this colorful picture book written by Eric Litwin.

Read More » | October 19, 2012 | Category: book-reviews | Comments: none

Which Way to Witch's School?

Which Way to Witch’s School?

Come check out some of our Halloween themed and other great picture books at Dragonwings to get ready for the season. Which Way to Witch School? by Scott Santoro How does a witch learn to be a witch? Well, witch school of course! Learn about what a year is like at Miss Thornapple’s School. Young witches [...]

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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems Interesting spin on the classic. This time Goldilocks is lured into the house of three dinosaurs that await her arrival in the nearby forest. What could be better than a delicious chocolate-filled-little-girl-bonbon for a dinosaur? Well, one that is well rested, of course! Will she escape in [...]

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