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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

Granted by John David Anderson What the book’s about: Ophelia Delphinium Fidgets is a fairy-in-training in the magical land of Haven. Her job, should she be deemed worthy of it, will be to grant humans the secret wishes they whisper to stars, birthday candles, and pennies thrown into fountains. Being…

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

The Star Diaries by Stanislaw Lem What The Star Diaries is about I was more than a little surprised to see The Eleven-Year-Old pick up this book this summer. Lem’s Star Diaries seems like a rich read for adults, much less eleven-year-olds. And yet, there she sits, by turns giggling…

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

Summer is in full force here at Caterpickles Central, and someone’s reading list this week reflects it. See if you can figure out The Eleven-Year-Old’s summer goals from the books stacked on her desk. How to Be a Wildflower by Katie Daisy What How to Be a Wildflower is about …

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Eleven-Year-Old indulges in a bit of not-too-scary horror courtesy of Troy Cumming’s The Notebook of Doom and K. A. Applegate’s Animorphs series.

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Eleven-Year-Old stumbled across Laurie Halse Anderson’s Fever 1893, and discovered Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read anthology series (she really wants me to tell you that the Guys Read anthology isn’t just for guys).

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Eleven-Year-Old raids her school library to bring home books about kids who have dogs and other kids who have siblings. This is why we read books, right? To read about experiences that aren’t our own?

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What I’ve been reading in between bouts of doom-scrolling the news

The world is a bit of a dumpster fire today, so let’s distract ourselves by talking about books, shall we? In today’s post, I’ll tell you about three great middle grade books and my very exciting shout-out on today’s episode of the Terrible Lizards podcast.

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What’s The Ten-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Ten-Year-Old reviews Planet Tad by Tim Carvell and Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise and Sarah Klise.

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The 5 best books of The Nine-Year-Old’s year (so far)

This weekend, I found The Nine-Year-Old in her reading nook puzzling over a stack of books. Every once in a while she’d put one in her mini steamer trunk. The rest she scattered over the sides of couches, across the floor, and next to her bean bag. In a valiant…

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What’s The Nine-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Nine-Year-Old reviews Ava and Taco Cat by Carol Weston and Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus by Tom Angleberger. We also say a final farewell to the crickets.

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