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  • American Dog: Brave: An Interview with Author Jennifer Li Shotz
    American Dog: Brave: An Interview with Author Jennifer Li Shotz
    March 27, 2020 by
    I’m excited to have had the chance to interview Jennifer Li Shotz, author of the bestseller Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine. This book was made into the 2015 movie Max. Jennifer has written many other dog books, as well as a new series titled American Dog. Two of those books, Brave and Poppy, are coming out on April 7 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers). Before I begin my interview, here is a brief description of American Dog: Brave: Brave is a stray dog surviving on the streets after a hurricane in San Antonio, Texas....
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  • Kids At Home? We have got some resources for you!
    Hi Everyone, We hope you are all doing well and staying safe. In light of the current COVID-19 social distancing requirements, I bet more than a few of you are at home with your families.  It can be difficult to find ways to keep everyone occupied, especially for kids of all ages. 🙂 Thankfully, TONS of organizations– including the kidlit community– have stepped up and are offering online FUN resources. We have compiled some of them here. Note, this is not a full list of everything that’s out there. If you have more suggestions, please add them to the comments...
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