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Middle Grade Book Recommendation – Haven Jacobs Saves the Planet

Title: Haven Jacobs Saves the Planet Author: Barbara Dee Publisher: Aladdin, Sept. 2022 Ages: 9-12 Format/Genre: Fiction Themes: eco-anxiety, teens, pollution, climate crisis, chemical pollutants, rivers, friendships, anxiety, bullying, panic attacks, insomnia, nail-biting Reviewed from an ARC Favorite Quote (as a librarian ;)) : … Continue reading

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Violets are Blue – MG Book Recommendation

Title: Violets are Blue Author: Barbara Dee Publisher: Aladdin, 28th Sept. 2021 Ages: 8-11 283 pages.  Genre: Middle Grade realistic contemporary fiction ARC review copy from publisher Themes: divorce, parental addiction, pills addiction, middle school, makeup artists, secrets, friendships, forgiveness, family, SUD (substance use … Continue reading

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Maybe He Just Likes You – Middle Grade Book Recommendation

Title: Maybe He Just Likes you Author: Barbara Dee  Publisher: Aladdin, October 1st 2019 Ages: 10-14 Themes: #MeTooK12, #MeToo, sexual harassment, bullying, middle grade, finding one’s voice, support, boundaries, consent, Thank you to the publisher for my review copy. Favorite Quote: I also understand that … Continue reading

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