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The color extractor needle from The Collapsing Kingdom
The color extractor eye from The Collapsing Kingdom
Permy sneaking away in Permy and the Cyclops Baker

September Book Giveaway

Each month I give away a paperback copy of a great, middle grade book. This month you have a chance to win:

Tales of a Fifth Grade Knight
by Douglas Gibson

Read all about how to enter on my Giveaway page.

September Book Club

Each month I select a great, middle grade book to read together with all of my fans. This month we are reading:

Among the Hidden
by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Read all about how to join us in our discussion on my Book Club page.

Alvin walking across the land of darkness in The Land without Color

Latest Blog Posts

Book Review: The Toothpaste Millionaire

Book Review: The Toothpaste Millionaire

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own company? How would you like to be a millionaire before finishing sixth grade? With some ingenuity and the help of his friends, twelve year old Rufus works hard and does just that. Soon he becomes The Toothpaste Millionaire. Come along on the journey as they work together and discover the pitfalls of starting your own company. You will be amazed at the possibilities you can achieve when you put your mind to it.

Book Review: Among the Hidden

Book Review: Among the Hidden

When the government has outlawed having more than two children, growing up as a secret, third child is difficult. You can’t go to school. You’re not allowed to have any friends. Even your grandparents don’t know you exist. In order to stay alive, you must forever be Among the Hidden. Discover the thought provoking world in the first book in the Shadow Children series. It’s a riveting read that will keep you glued from cover to cover.

Alvin and Permy spying in The Land without Color

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