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SIX OF THE BEST… things about finishing a novel

For the past year, I've been working on-and-off on a middle-grade portal fantasy novel. What does that mean? Well, it's aimed at kids a touch too young for true YA (more on that later), and [...]

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SIX OF THE BEST… things about Planet Builders

Back in the late 80s, several SF authors got together to write a series of YA sci-fi (really I would consider it middle-grade, not YA) about some teenagers who live on a newly-colonized planet about [...]

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SIX OF THE BEST… lesser-known kid-focused books with genre elements

If you're reading this article, odds are good you know who Neil Gaiman is and that he's written multiple books for younger readers, including the wildly-successful Coraline* and the newer The Graveyard Book. You probably [...]

By |June 11th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments