Bedford Falls Book Fairs is so excited to share with you Jacqueline Woodson's first middle grade novel, Harbor Me, which will come out in August. This is the amazing story of 6 fifth and sixth graders, all members of a class for kids with learning challenges, who, at their teacher's direction, begin spending the last hour of the school week talking Continue Reading
Stay afloat this Summer with a good book! Find out why Refugee is in a raft, by reading this highly recommended book.
See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng is a book that refuses to fit neatly into one category of children's literature. It is the story of 11 year old Alex Petroski, a boy obsessed with the technology of space and rockets while also yearning to find a way to inform life beyond our planet about all facets of human life Continue Reading
We are having our biggest, BEST book fair ever!
Great success today, Donuts with Dad as part of our @BedfordFallsBks Bookfair, close to $2,000 in books sold!
Thirteen year-old Kirby "Zig" Zigonski loves science, technology, and tinkering with gadgets that he finds at garage sales and in trash bins. When his real estate developer father fails, once again, to come for a scheduled visit with his son, Zig pesters his mom for answers. Working as a waitress while going to nursing school, this single mom evades her Continue Reading
A perfect addition to your collection of beginning chapter titles, Jada Jones: Rock Star is the story of a spunky, African-American fourth-grader who is starting a new school year without her best friend who moved away over the summer. NC author Kelly Starling Lyons has created a character every elementary grade girl can relate to, with experiences common to all. Avoiding the Continue Reading
A refreshing alternative to the significant number of middle grade titles focused on dysfunctional families and weighty societal issues, Crunch by Leslie Connor is a story which highlights positive family and community bonds while weaving mystery and humor into the tale. Fourteen year-old Dewey Marriss's long haul trucker father and his mom are stranded miles from home when a nationwide gas shortage Continue Reading
Following the lives of seven real children who live in Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia as they journey through a day, This Is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe is filled with colorful pictures and information that readers ages 4 through 8 can relate to and learn from. With short, simple sentences, each child tells about his or Continue Reading