Book Review: IA: Union

BENJAMIN ELLEFSON

After reading IA: Initiate and IA: B.O.S.S., I’ve been clamoring for the next chapter in the IS series by John Darryl Winston. My dreams have finally been answered with the brilliant finale to the series, IA: Union.

If you haven’t already got your kids started, now is the perfect time for them to discover the exciting tale of Naz as he struggles with bullies, gangs, and learning his super powers while surviving in a massive ghetto.

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Read Between the Lines: Ways to Help Your Child Become a Reading Success

MARK KANCE

Are today’s children, teens and adults reading less?

The answer is yes, according to the National Endowment for the Art (NEA)’s 2007 To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence.

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Book Review: The Supadupa Kid

BENJAMIN ELLEFSON

Superheros are all the rage. Spider-man, Wonder Woman, Thor, and Batman fill the movie screens and toy shelves. If you have school-aged kids, most likely they are caught up in the frenzy.

Why not turn their passion for superheros into a passion for reading? I found a wonderful middle grade book about a regular kid who becomes a superhero. It is The Supadupa Kid by Ty Allen Jackson. It is a fun, action-packed story that will fill your kid's imagination.

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Book Review: Dragonwatch

BENJAMIN ELLEFSON

Do your kids love adventure? Fantasy? Stories about kids their age saving the day?

Then they will love Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull. It is the first book in a sequel series of the popular Fablehaven books. A perfect introduction to the world and great book to get your children excited about reading.

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