Monthly Archives: May 2011

What Do You Like to Read Most?

Huzzah! This is Girl Knows Books’s very first poll! I am very excited. What I would like to know is what kind of book YOU like to read most. I’ll read most anything, but even I have favorite genres. So … Continue reading

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Al Capone Does My Shirts

First thing that came to mind when I read this book–one of the most original ideas I’ve come by. The author, Gennifer Choldenko, did a nice job on this one. Because really, how many books have you read about the … Continue reading

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Author Tidbits: Michael Buckley

Well, let’s see…I’ve done posts on The Sisters Grimm and NERDS, so I might as well do one on the author of both: Michael Buckley. Before he became a writer for children, Michael Buckley was stand-up comedian. He was also … Continue reading

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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

Just in advance, this book (by Gary D. Schmidt) might make you cry. Seriously. It might, but that isn’t a reason to not read it. Some books are sad and you don’t like them at all, but this book is … Continue reading

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Poetry Speaks Who I Am

Does anyone remember the post I did ages ago called Poetry Speaks To Children? Well, this is almost exactly like that. The only difference is that these poems are more for kids, maybe…let’s say 11 and up? These poems are … Continue reading

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