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    For the Love of a Book, Week 12

    Okay, okay, okay. I know…I’ve been MIA for a while now. Like a month. Probably no one has even noticed but if you have, my apologies. The end of the school year is crazy and then I just wanted to lie around and do nothing this first week of summer. But today I am starting to browse Pinterest for lesson ideas and so I thought I’d get back into my blog with today’s installment of “super awesome book you should definitely read and recommend.” You all know that I absolutely love Gordon Korman. When I go to book sales, the first books I look for are ones by Korman (although I’m…

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    For the Love of a Book, Week 9

    I’m finally back with another installment of the For the Love of a Book series!! I know you’re super pumped (and don’t tell me if you aren’t). I really am going to try to do better with my blog, I swear. This week, we are going to focus on an author, rather than on a certain book or series. This author has written many books that I’m a fan of and I’m going to focus in on one in particular but I recommend pretty much everything by this author! Gordon Korman is a mastermind when it comes to writing. His books are engaging and each one is full of plot twists…