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Two Times a Traitor is recommended to fans of Forbes’ Johnny Tremain by Youth Services Book Review

August 17th, 2017

“Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4… What did you like about the book? Laz’s growth in the book is evident. Hard times often force maturity and Laz dealt with his situation well considering. The connections Laz made to those around him were especially poignant…. To whom would you recommend this book? Any child looking […]

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A Kirkus Starred Review for Dragonfly Song

August 3rd, 2017

“Orr tells her tale in both narrative poetry and prose for an effect that is both fanciful and urgent, drawing a rich fantasy landscape filled with people and creatures worthy of knowing. An introductory note describes Orr’s inspiration in the legend of the Minotaur, but her story is no retelling but a meditation on rejection […]

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Princess Pistachio and Maurice the Magnificent “modeled a good way to deal with issues between friends” says Canadian Bookworm

July 7th, 2017

“I liked the way the book showed that everybody has undiscovered talents, despite first impressions. I also liked the way the situation led to new understanding for both Pistachio and Madeline, and modeled a good way to deal with issues between friends. My only difficulty with the plot was when Dog ate an eraser at school….Unfortunately, […]

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