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Your picks this month

Title: The One and Only Bob Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: HarperCollins  Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, Ivan and Ruby. As a hurricane approaches and time is running out, Bob finds courage he never knew he had and learns the […]

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HAVE COUGH? TRY THIS JUICE

Cold and cough are the worst kind of infections. You can’t sleep and neither can you work. Medicines don’t work either. But according to a study, one fruit juice can help you fight cough.  A study found that pineapple juice was part of an effective treatment for tuberculosis, thanks to its ability to soothe the […]

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Book review: The very Glum life of Tootoolu Toop

Welcome to the magical world of reality! The world of fantasy has always fascinated the writers and readers alike. We all like to escape to the beautiful world of imagination where unicorns and dragons live, fairies sing melodies, mermaids turn into beautiful women and there are potions to make you look just the way you […]

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Top picks this month

Title: Red, White and Whole Author: Rajani LaRocca Publisher: Quill Tree Books  This is a novel in verse about an Indian American girl whose life is turned upside down when her mother is diagnosed with leukemia. Reha feels torn between two worlds: school, where she’s the only Indian American student, and home, with her family’s […]

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Books: Best picks this month

Title: Max and the Midknights: Battle of the Bodkins Author: Lincoln Peirce Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books  Max didn’t expect knight school to be so tough. Luckily, she has her best friends–the Midknights–at her side. But when Byjovia is under attack, the Midknights will have to face beastly creatures, powerful spells, and their greatest foe yet–themselves? […]

| Read time: 7 minute(s)

Books: Top picks this month

Books: Top picks this month Title: It’s Not Little Red Riding Hood Author: Josh Funk Illustrator: Edwardian Taylor Publisher: Two Lions Once again, the beleaguered storyteller tries to tell a traditional fairy tale, with little success. Red has some questions about her delivery to Grandma’s house, the wolf calls in sick, and more chaos ensues. […]

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Book review

This Wimpy kid would leave you in splits, and sorry for Greg! Title: The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Puffin Be assured that nothing goes as planned in this Wimpy Kid’s life. Be it school, girls, or even parents, when it comes to Greg Heffley nothing seems to […]

| Read time: 7 minute(s)

Top picks this month

Title: One Time Author: Sharon Creech Publisher: HarperCollins  This is a coming-of-age story of a girl who discovers the endless possibilities her future may hold, with help from a brilliant teacher and a boy with a generous smile. Gina Filomena has been told she has an overactive imagination. With her bright clothing and artistic spirit, […]

| Read time: 7 minute(s)

Books: Top picks this month

Title: A Place at the Table Author: Saadia Faruqi, Laura Shovan Publisher: Clarion Books Sixth-graders Sara, a Pakistani American, and Elizabeth, a white, Jewish girl meet when they take a South Asian cooking class taught by Sara’s mom. They could not be more different. Sara is at a new school that is huge and completely […]

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This Wimpy Kid adventure is one of the best!

When Jeff Kinney wrote The Diary Of A Wimpy Kid in 2007, little must he have imagined about its popularity. The book not only became a bestseller but also got 14 sequels, TV series, movies and many spin offs. Jeff mostly only wrote about the Wimpy Kid, Greg Heffley, and his life. And yes there […]