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  • Author Spotlight: Summer Rachel Short... plus a Giveaway!
    Author Spotlight: Summer Rachel Short… plus a Giveaway!
    October 28, 2020 by
    Today, let’s give a warm Mixed-Up welcome to Summer Rachel Short, author of the debut middle-grade novel, The Mutant Mushroom Takeover. Described by Kirkus as “Packed to the gills with fun,” and by School Library Journal as “A fun debut novel with an action-packed climax that will leave readers eager to scope out the weirder side of nature,” the book is out now from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. About The Mutant Mushroom Takeover Ever since Magnolia Stone’s scientist dad left Shady Pines to find a new job, Maggie’s been stuck in her...
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  • Middle Grade Science Book Awards
    Excellence in Science Books Awards
    Congratulations to our own Jen Swanson, whose book SAVE THE CRASH TEST DUMMIES has made the longlist for the AAAS/Subaru 2021 Middle Grades Science Book Awards.   The Prize celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults and is meant to encourage the writing and publishing of high-quality science books for all ages....
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  • Author Spotlight: Summer Rachel Short... plus a Giveaway!
    Author Spotlight: Summer Rachel Short… plus a Giveaway!
    October 28, 2020 by
    Today, let’s give a warm Mixed-Up welcome to Summer Rachel Short, author of the debut middle-grade novel, The Mutant Mushroom Takeover. Described by Kirkus as “Packed to the gills with fun,” and by School Library Journal as “A fun debut novel with an action-packed climax that will leave readers eager...
    Read more
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  • Author Spotlight: Summer Rachel Short... plus a Giveaway!
    Author Spotlight: Summer Rachel Short… plus a Giveaway!
    October 28, 2020 by
    Today, let’s give a warm Mixed-Up welcome to Summer Rachel Short, author of the debut middle-grade novel, The Mutant Mushroom Takeover. Described by Kirkus as “Packed to the gills with fun,” and by School Library Journal as “A fun debut novel with an action-packed climax that will leave readers eager...
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  • Cover Reveal Kids on the March
    Kids on the March – Cover Reveal
    October 24, 2020 by
    It’s Cover Reveal Saturday … and today we’re getting a sneak peek at the cover for Kids on the March (Algonquin), by Michael G. Long. Seriously, I’m such a fan of this subject, I can’t even with the suspense. I’m going to reveal this cover right now…   …  ...
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