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Kingston & the Magician’s Lost and Found by Rucker Moses & Theo Gangi

About the Book: Magic has all but disappeared in Brooklyn, but one tenacious young magician is determined to bring it back in this exciting middle grade mystery. Twelve-year-old Kingston has just moved from the suburbs back to Echo City, Brooklyn—the last place his father was seen alive. Kingston's father was King Preston, one of the world's greatest magicians. Until one trick went wrong and he disappeared. Now that Kingston is back in Echo City, [...]

By |2021-03-23T12:58:54-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Book Review, Mo Reading|0 Comments

Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie

"This is a teeth-chattering, eyes bulging, shuddering-and-shaking, chills-at-the-back-of-your-neck ghost story. I loved it!" ―R.L. Stine, author of the Goosebumps series Claire is a scientist through and through -- that makes her father's fascination with ghosts that much more embarrassing. She likes beakers and test tubes over gravestones and mausoleums. She has scary things to deal with, like is she losing her best friend to the new girl at school. [...]

By |2021-03-10T12:25:18-05:00March 11th, 2021|Book Review|0 Comments

MG Book Trailer: Bubba & Squirt’s Mayan Adventure by Sherry Ellis

That's what Bubba and Squirt find when they travel through the mysterious vortex for another wild adventure. There they meet archeologists who are unearthing priceless artifacts. But someone is stealing them. And an encounter with the Tate Duende awakens magic within Bubba. Throw in the mysterious Alux and a new discovery and things get sticky. Will Bubba and Squirt solve the mystery, or will they be stuck forever in the [...]

By |2021-02-23T10:35:54-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Mo Videos|0 Comments

MG Book Launch: Kingston & the Magician’s Lost & Found by Rucker Moses & Theo Gangi

About the Book: Magic has all but disappeared in Brooklyn, but one tenacious young magician is determined to bring it back in this exciting middle grade mystery. Kingston has just moved from the suburbs back to Echo City, Brooklyn--the last place his father was seen alive. Kingston's father was King Preston, one of the world's greatest magicians. Until one trick went wrong and he disappeared. Now that Kingston is back in Echo City, he's determined [...]

By |2021-02-23T10:18:35-05:00February 16th, 2021|Book Launch|0 Comments

MG Book Trailer: Kingston & the Magician’s Lost and Found

Magic has all but disappeared in Brooklyn, but one tenacious young magician is determined to bring it back in this exciting middle grade mystery. Kingston has just moved from the suburbs back to Echo City, Brooklyn--the last place his father was seen alive. Kingston's father was King Preston, one of the world's greatest magicians. Until one trick went wrong and he disappeared. Now that Kingston is back in Echo City, [...]

By |2021-02-12T10:43:03-05:00February 12th, 2021|Mo Videos|0 Comments

MG Book Launch: Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca

About the Book: A heartbreakingly hopeful #ownvoices novel in verse about an Indian American girl whose life is turned upside down when her mother is diagnosed with leukemia. Reha feels torn between two worlds: school, where she’s the only Indian American student, and home, with her family’s traditions and holidays. But Reha’s parents don’t understand why she’s conflicted—they only notice when Reha doesn’t meet their strict expectations. Reha feels disconnected from her mother, or [...]

By |2021-01-25T13:18:38-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Book Launch|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday: Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy by Melissa de la Cruz

Real life and fairy tales collide in Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy, book one in the new middle-grade Never After series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Descendants series, Melissa de la Cruz. Nothing ever happens in Filomena Jefferson-Cho’s sleepy little suburban town of North Pasadena. The sun shines every day, the grass is always a perfect green, and while her progressive school swears there’s no such thing as bullying, she [...]

By |2020-12-02T10:52:30-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Book Launch, Mo Reading|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Laurel Gale

Girls are forbidden to practice story magic. Only bad things happen when they do. Everyone knows this, but that doesn't stop 12-year-old Kaya from learning the basics from her older brother Hob. The trick is to sense a listener, one of the magical beings that inhabit the world, and tell it a story. If the listener is pleased and likes the story, they will allow the storyteller to work magic. [...]

By |2020-11-18T14:07:35-05:00November 20th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

Class Act by Jerry Craft

As the follow-up to the award winning New  Kid, Class Act by author Jerry Craft is another must read. It delivers a powerful message for children (and adults) to absorb, especially in a time where there is a lot of attention being focused on social justice and equality. Craft is able to present the internal and external conversations that capture how different, and yet similar, we all are. Though this is a story focused on [...]

By |2020-09-21T15:05:54-04:00October 7th, 2020|Book Launch, Book Review, Mo Reading|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to The Mutant Mushroom Takeover by Summer Rachel Short

About the Book: Stranger Things meets The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl in this lightly spooky debut about Maggie, an aspiring young naturalist, and her YouTuber best friend, Nate, who use their smarts and science to solve the mystery behind a mutant fungus that’s threatening the town. Ever since Magnolia Stone’s scientist dad left Shady Pines to find a new job, Maggie’s been stuck in her gramma’s mobile home with her grumpy older brother, Ezra. Now she’s on a mission to [...]

By |2020-09-22T11:40:59-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Book Launch|0 Comments