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Middle Grade Mania with Jacqueline Davies, Joe Schreiber, and Linda Urban

May 9 2013 10:30 am
May 9 2013 11:30 am

Join three popular authors of books for middle-grade readers as they present their latest works. Candy Smash by Jacqueline Davies (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $15.99) features characters, including siblings, who disagree over whether or not to keep secrets. Lenny Cyrus School Virus by Joe Schreiber (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $15.99) introduces a love-struck genius; and The Center of Everything by Linda Urban (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $15.99) follows a young girl as she decides how best to honor her late grandmother during her town’s celebration of the inventor of the donut. Ages 10 - 13.

ISBN-13: 9780547893150
Availability: Not currently in the store – Usually ships in 1-5 days
Published: Harcourt Brace and Company, 4/2013

The Candy Smash (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780544022089
Availability: Not currently in the store – Usually ships in 1-5 days
Published: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 1/2013

ISBN-13: 9780547763484
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harcourt Children's Books, 3/2013

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