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Happy Book Birthday to Star Scouts: The League of Lasers!

  Happy book birthday to Star Scouts: League of Lasers by Mike Lawrence! Avani has found the one place in the universe where she fits in: Star Scouts. Among this ragtag group of intergalactic scouts, Avani can really be herself. And now that her new (human) friend, Jen,  has joined the troop, things are better [...]

By |2018-04-30T15:09:56-05:00March 20th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to Cucumber Quest: The Ripple Kingdom!

Happy book birthday to Cucumber Quest: The Ripple Kingdom by Gigi D.G.! Join nerdy magician Cucumber and his feisty knight-in-training little sister, Almond, as they set out to retrieve the Dream Sword, the only weapon powerful enough to defeat Evil Queen Cordelia’s Nightmare Knight. Cucumber Quest: The Ripple  Kingdom is the second of a series of delightfully [...]

By |2018-02-28T13:15:24-05:00February 27th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday The Prince and the Dressmaker!

Happy book birthday to The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang! Sebastian’s secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances—one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone’s secret weapon means being a secret. Forever. How long can Frances [...]

By |2018-02-14T12:47:05-05:00February 13th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to Is This Guy For Real?

Happy book birthday to Is This Guy for Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Box Brown. Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman’s resume was impressive—a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi, a high-profile stand-up career, and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling. Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person, he's ironically [...]

By |2018-02-06T17:13:09-05:00February 6th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to The Silence of Our Friends!

Happy book birthday to The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long, Jim Demonakos, and Nate Powell! This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's [...]

By |2018-01-09T16:57:03-05:00January 9th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to Demon 4!

Happy book birthday to the forth and last book in the grotesque and wonderful Demon series, Demon Volume 4 by Jason Shiga. Reminder:  Jason’s four-volume epic is NOT for kids. SERIOUSLY. Demon follows Jimmy Yee, a man who cannot die, no matter how hard he tries. Although he’s seemingly immortal, Jimmy’s real super power is his brain. He’s [...]

By |2017-12-08T09:36:05-05:00November 7th, 2017|Books|0 Comments