The Mojo Minute with Katherine Applegate

Return to the unforgettable world of the Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel The One and Only Ivan (soon to be a major motion picture!) in this incredible sequel, starring Ivan’s friend Bob! Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, Ivan and Ruby. As a hurricane approaches and time is running out, Bob finds courage he never knew [...]

By |2020-06-30T15:23:24-04:00July 3rd, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

MG Book Review: Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

He’s big, likes to surf, take bubble baths and do back-flips, and oh yes, he’s an imaginary cat. He’s also Jackson’s imaginary friend. But the word imaginary doesn’t do him justice, because he’s the most reliable thing in Jackson’s life. He comes when Jackson needs him most. When Jackson was six his parents became one of the working homeless. They had jobs but couldn’t make ends meet. They loaded up Jackson, his baby sister, and [...]

By |2020-04-09T22:20:54-04:00October 12th, 2015|Book Review, Mo Reading|0 Comments

The Writer’s Block: An Interview with Katherine Applegate

We at the Mafia have been very lucky to have interviewed some amazing authors. When Katherine Applegate, Newberry winner for THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN, said yes, I was super excited. Her writing has inspired many and we are grateful to share our interview with you all. Middle Grade Mafia: It is always fun to hear the path bestselling authors have taken to their first book deal, what was yours? Katherine Applegate: My very first book deal [...]

By |2015-05-05T21:08:13-04:00October 15th, 2014|Author Interview|2 Comments
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