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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

The Mojo Minute with Sherry Ellis

BUBBA & SQUIRT MAYAN ADVENTURE : An ancient Mayan civilization! That's what Bubba and Squirt find when they travel through the mysterious vortex for another wild adventure. There they meet archaeologists 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 [...]

By |2020-08-25T16:40:31-04:00August 26th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

Midnight at the Barclay Hotel by Fleur Bradley

For twelve-year-old JJ, an invitation to a free weekend at the famously haunted Barclay Hotel is the best thing that could happen to a ghost hunter, which he is. He pulls the guilt card on his workaholic CEO mom and she agrees to take the weekend off and go. When they arrive, they meet the other guests: a cowboy, an actress, a librarian, and a detective with his granddaughter, Penny. Once all the guests have [...]

By |2020-08-02T11:07:40-04:00August 18th, 2020|Book Review, Mo Reading|1 Comment

The Mojo Minute with D.A. D’Aurelio

Riley Green is certain her lie detector pen will improve her status in a school full of kids from the most powerful families of Washington, D.C. But her plan collapses when her invention idea is stolen, her favorite teacher goes missing, and mysterious threats begin to appear around capital. Before vanishing, Riley's teacher entrusts her with her most prized possession, the lost notebook of Nikola Tesla, legendary inventor and scientist. [...]

By |2020-08-13T11:43:26-04:00August 14th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Rosanne Parry

This gripping novel about survival and family is based on the real story of one wolf’s incredible journey to find a safe place to call home. Illustrated throughout, this irresistible tale by award-winning author Rosanne Parry is for fans of Sara Pennypacker’s Pax and Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan. Swift, a young wolf cub, lives with his pack in the mountains learning to hunt, competing with his brothers and sisters for [...]

By |2020-07-22T11:26:16-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Terri Libenson

Becoming Brianna is the fourth book in the best-selling Emmie & Friends series. The story brings Brianna from Positively Izzy back into the limelight, in a way she never thought possible. She must overcome all kinds of frustrating challenges, all the while trying to answer the biggest question of all: What do I believe? This book is perfect for anyone who loves humor, heart, and of course, funny drawings to highlight all of it! Synopsis: [...]

By |2020-07-16T11:44:17-04:00July 17th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Margaret Peterson Haddix

Until their mother vanished, the Greystone kids—Chess, Emma, and Finn—knew nothing about the other world. Everything is different there. It’s a mirror image, except things are wrong. Evil. Their mother tried to fix it, but she and an ally got trapped there along with Ms. Morales, their friend Natalie’s mom. Now the four kids—brave Chess, smart Emma, kind Finn, and savvy Natalie—are determined to rescue everyone. To do so, they have [...]

By |2020-06-30T15:26:33-04:00July 8th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

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

The Mojo Minute with Jennifer Li Shotz

From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Max comes a heartwarming, two middle grade stories about rescue dogs, Poppy and Brave. Poppy is a dog with a problem. She has too much energy, and her elderly owner can keep her only if she can be trained. When twelve-year-old Hannah moves to the coast of Northern California, she thinks she can help turn this rambunctious puppy into the good dog she knows Poppy [...]

By |2020-06-30T16:18:09-04:00July 1st, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Booki Vivat

Abbie Wu is even more FRAZZLED as she embarks on an outdoor school trip and encounters new hazards of middle school. This is the third book in a New York Times bestselling graphic novel series that NPR's All Things Considered called "hilarious"! Abbie Wu thinks that she’s finally getting the hang of this middle school thing. That’s until her teacher announces that they’ll be going to…OUTDOOR SCHOOL! While Abbie’s usual clique seems to adjust fine [...]

By |2020-05-26T16:18:08-04:00May 27th, 2020|Mo Videos|0 Comments