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  • Taryn Souders Interview + Giveaway
    Taryn Souders Interview + Giveaway
    July 8, 2020 by
    There’s nothing like a mystery to keep kids riveted to a book during these long days of summer vacation. Today, I’m thrilled to interview Taryn Souders about her new middle-grade mystery, Coop Knows the Scoop, which released this week. Once you read all about the book and Taryn, don’t forget to write in the comments section for a chance to win an autographed copy (USA only). I’ll pick a winner on Saturday, July 11, at noon and announce shortly after.   The whole town is talking about what’s buried beneath the playground . . ....
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  • Jen Swanson
    See How Science Rocks!
    Science Rocks!! We’re excited to see MUF contributor and STEM Tuesday coordinator Jen Swanson joining the School Library Journal Instagram Live to see how science rocks. Check it out on Thursday, July 9 at 3:00 pm...
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  • July New Releases
    July New Releases
    July 1, 2020 by
    Whether it’s a spooky, silly, or serious book you’re looking for, July has some great reads for your summer pleasure. Take a look!   Coop Knows the Scoop By Taryn Souders The whole town is talking about what’s buried beneath the playground. Windy Bottom, Georgia is usually a peaceful place....
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  • Taryn Souders Interview + Giveaway
    Taryn Souders Interview + Giveaway
    July 8, 2020 by
    There’s nothing like a mystery to keep kids riveted to a book during these long days of summer vacation. Today, I’m thrilled to interview Taryn Souders about her new middle-grade mystery, Coop Knows the Scoop, which released this week. Once you read all about the book and Taryn, don’t forget...
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  • Interview with Kristin Gray, Author of The Amelia Six
    Interview with Kristin Gray, Author of The Amelia Six
    June 23, 2020 by
    Hello Mixed-Up Filers! Today, I am pleased to welcome to our site, someone who I have known virtually for a while, as well as a fellow member of Middle Grade debut year of 2017, and the author of the upcoming The Amelia Six, coming from Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books...
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