Wednesday Linkapalooza

October 13th, 2010

After not posting at all yesterday (I was caught up in a highly productive flurry or reorganization — an ongoing project that excites my little heart to no end), I’m wussing out a bit today. You guys know about Google Alerts, right? They’re “email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based […]

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“Let there be wicked kings…”

May 5th, 2010

As I do regularly, I was trolling the blogosphere and came across this review of Matthew Cody‘s Powerless. I can’t argue with her praise, but I do want to especially point out this bit at the end: This is one of those great debates in children’s literature: should the bad guy be really and truly […]

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More raves for POWERLESS

January 21st, 2010

Two more reviews just arrived for Matthew Cody‘s Powerless. Will this book be on next year’s shortlist for the Newbery? A girl agent can dream! From the February issue of the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (which I’m pasting in its entirety since I can’t find it online elsewhere): When his family moves […]

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A Thursday Linkapalooza!

January 7th, 2010

Before I get to the winner of a copy of either Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson or Albatross by Josie Bloss (both out on February 1st! Pre-order today at your favorite bookstore!), I though I’d share some great recent links for those, and other kt literary titles. Bookshelves of Doom has a few words for […]

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“Powerless? No, powerful!”

December 10th, 2009

I love this sixth grader’s review of Powerless by Matthew Cody. In part: Matthew Cody’s characters made me care about what happens to them. His descriptions of the characters show that they are more than one-dimensional – that they are more then they appear to be. Matthew Cody’s book is now high on my list […]

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