Antheneum Books for Young Readers
ARC - May 19, 2009
I just got this in the mail today and it's also the official release day of the book! Dessert First arrived courtesy of The Picnic Basket. Check it out. They have frequent offerings that you just have to email for if you are interested. You do have to be fast though. The only cost to you is your review! The Picnic Basket also includes a synopsis and "the story behind the story" for each book. Check it out!
I have been trying to find engaging middle grades fiction to read. I hope this pans out. In addition, I'm doing my internship in the Children's department of St. Joseph County Public Library, Main branch. The manager served on the Newbery's and she runs a Mock Newbery club. I know I'll get some experience that way too.
I look forward to reading this but I must say, it looks "younger" than middle grades. I'm not sure any of my students would voluntarily pick this up. I could "sell" it as a