November 10, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
From as early as I can remember, I’ve been the Second Favorite Daughter in my family. It’s hard to explain to those who aren’t second favorite children, but if you are one, you definitely know it.
September 21, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
I couldn't put this book down. A perfect read.
September 8, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
A really great story of the lengths one teen will go to to help keep her family together. Somehow Zimmermann makes this story of neglect as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. A stellar read.
September 7, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Saving Sunshine is also about planet earth and all the issues surrounding it today: global warming, human encroachment into animal habitats, endangering of species, and so much more.
March 21, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
I hope this story helps young readers recognize that anxiety and depression are not weaknesses or flaws, but a part of life—and something that can be treated.
February 15, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
This is one of those books that is nice to read and seems perfectly fine, but then becomes something bigger, something better, something different.
September 15, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
What do these three things have in common? Maybe nothing to you, but for me, these were the inspiration for my new middle-grade novel Meet Me Halfway.
January 31, 2018 by Heather Booth
Today is the last day of January, so it’s our last day with the Letter B (though we will still post something if we get it because we like this discussion). Today TLTer Heather Booth is discussing brothers (and sisters). If you are in a mixed gender sibling group, you might have noticed the relative […]
September 12, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Competitive eating vies with family expectations in a funny, heartfelt novel for middle-grade readers by National Book Award winner Pete Hautman. David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes and thirty-six seconds. Not bad. But he knows he can do better. In fact, he’ll have to do better: he’s going […]
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