True Migrant Stories for Tween Readers

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, the post this week is another booklist featuring a short-ish list of titles. My selection for you this week are four tales based on true events that happened to either the author directly or an ancestor of the author. So, if you have been waiting for such a list, then what are you waiting for…press the button below…

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Let’s talk about migrating this September

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Hi everyone, this September the theme will focus on the theme of migrating. When I say ‘migrating’, I’m not actually meaning the movements of animals, but rather the movement of people across the globe over the course of time. This theme is one I have been contemplating featuring for a while, so I hope you enjoy the selections of reads I have for you this month…

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My Favourite “Last” Lines

Hi everyone, I hope this month has been treating you well. It’s been a bit busy at work with many events and changes. This week is a personal post that is a little bit out of the ordinary. I had planned some time ago to share my favourite quotes but I realised there are many blogs out there with such content, so I decided to share my top seven ‘last’ quotes instead. For a bit more of an explanation click the button below… 

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My favourite seasonal tween reads

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Booklists for you

Hi friends, this first week’s post will bring you a booklist of my favourite seasonal tween reads! Here you will be treated to a selection of titles that showcase the different seasons and feature a cast of characters that you could possibly fall in love with. So, if you’re ready, go ahead and press the button below…

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Welcome to July

Hi everyone, welcome to the colder month of July. It’s quite cold here in Auckland, and at times wet!! Despite the bleakness of the weather, we enjoy the warmth inside our homes and I always look forward to snuggling down with a good book!! To find out more about my selections you’re going to have to be brave and press the button below… go on then…

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A whole new country for tweens

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, this third week’s booklist post features a selection of seven titles where the tween heroes have to adjust to a brand new country of all things. Can you imagine it?? I mean, you’re hitting puberty and your parents have decided to move you across the world!! Well… if you can’t imagine it then press the button below to find out what our young characters in these reads experienced…

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Adult reads vs Adapted Younger Reads

Hi everyone, I hope this month of February is treating you better than me. Having to endure some health issues over the last month or so has left me a bit behind in preparing my posts. So, please forgive me if the next few posts seem to have less body to them. In saying that, this week I’ll be discussing the advantages of reading adaptations of adult books more suitable for younger readers.

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Books vs movies: Miss Mahee’s top ten

Yes, you read correctly. This week’s post will feature my top ten best books turned into movies. I won’t be delving too deep into my reasons because I’m sure by now you all know that I prefer to read rather than watch movies of literary works. So reader, are you ready to venture below and find out the contenders for this list?

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A week of fantasy stories and siblings…

Hi everyone, I don’t know about you but fantasy stories always build so many expectations for me. How many of you have seen the movie Labyrinth with a teenage Jennifer Connelly and effervescent David Bowie? I know this movie has its own following for the music, costumes, Escher-style set etc, but what gripped me was the fear the sister faced in losing her baby brother!! So I thought why not see if there were similar fantasy/adventure stories out there. I hope you enjoy the titles I found!!

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