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Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech's newest title, Saving Winslow, is set to release in early September and is the perfect choice for third grade readers who often find themselves ready to move on from series like Magic Tree House but are not ready for more complex ones like those by authors like Stuart Gibbs, Robert Beatty or Rick Riordan.  This is the delightful story Continue Reading

Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

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

Refugee by Alan Gratz

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

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

Kelly Starling Lyons with Green Hope Elementary

Sully Library Book Fair

We are having our biggest, BEST book fair ever!

Marshall Middle School Book Fair

Great success today, Donuts with Dad as part of our @BedfordFallsBks Bookfair, close to $2,000 in books sold!

The Exact Location of Home by Kate Messner

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

Jada Jones Rock Star by Kelly Starling Lyons

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

Crunch by Leslie Connor

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