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  • Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    July 22, 2019 by
    Hello Mixed-Up Filers! It’s definitely been a while, and I missed all of you. Hope you’re enjoying the summer, because I know that I am. It’s always been my favorite season, because once school lets out, there are always endless possibilities. The sense of fun and adventure that each day might bring. Some of my best memories were during the summers of my youth and that’s kind of what I decided to write about today. The reason for this trip down memory lane? Well, let’s say it has to do with a certain popular, spooky...
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  • KidLit Auction for Refugees
    Standing Against Border Camps: #AuthorsforFamilies has launched an auction to raise money to help migrant families being held in intolerable conditions in border camps. They’re already more than halfway to their $20,000 goal, in fact, one item alone has more than $1,000 in bids. All proceeds will be donated to RAICES, an organization that provides free and low-cost legal services to migrant families and refugees. The auction has a huge slate of offerings, including critiques, books, book swag, and consultation services from well-known authors and agents. You have until July 22 to check it out and bid on your favorite...
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  • Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    July 22, 2019 by
    Hello Mixed-Up Filers! It’s definitely been a while, and I missed all of you. Hope you’re enjoying the summer, because I know that I am. It’s always been my favorite season, because once school lets out, there are always endless possibilities. The sense of fun and adventure that each day...
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STEM Tuesday
  • STEM Tuesday-- Tiny Worlds (Microscopic/Nanotech)- In the Classroom
    STEM Tuesday– Tiny Worlds (Microscopic/Nanotech)- In the Classroom
    This month’s STEM Tuesday theme revolves around the small, the tiny, and the microscopic—from nanotechnology to microorganisms. Microbes and fungus may be small, but their effects in the world are far from that. They are vital to Earth’s complex, constantly cycling systems, which range from microscopic to monumental. What could...
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All About Middle Grade Books

  • Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    July 22, 2019 by
    Hello Mixed-Up Filers! It’s definitely been a while, and I missed all of you. Hope you’re enjoying the summer, because I know that I am. It’s always been my favorite season, because once school lets out, there are always endless possibilities. The sense of fun and adventure that each day...
    Read more

For Teachers / Homeschoolers

  • Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    July 22, 2019 by
    Hello Mixed-Up Filers! It’s definitely been a while, and I missed all of you. Hope you’re enjoying the summer, because I know that I am. It’s always been my favorite season, because once school lets out, there are always endless possibilities. The sense of fun and adventure that each day...
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New Releases

  • July New Releases
    July New Releases
    July 1, 2019 by
    Summer is in full swing, and we have a list of brand new middle-grade reads to get you through those lazy July afternoons.   Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray (Elements of Genius #1) (Hardcover) By Jess Keating, Lissy Marlin (Illustrator) Ocean’s 11 meets Spy School in this hilarious...
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For Writers

  • Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    Stranger Things, Mall Bookstores, and 80s Books!
    July 22, 2019 by
    Hello Mixed-Up Filers! It’s definitely been a while, and I missed all of you. Hope you’re enjoying the summer, because I know that I am. It’s always been my favorite season, because once school lets out, there are always endless possibilities. The sense of fun and adventure that each day...
    Read more

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