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Talk With Us on TikTok!
Talk With Us on TikTok!

Check out just a few TikToks from the new OwlCrate Jr BookTok account!

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Announcing SHADOWGHAST by Thomas Taylor!
Announcing SHADOWGHAST by Thomas Taylor!

Check out our OwlCrate Jr exclusive signed edition of Shadowghast by Thomas Taylor!

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'Creativity Conquers All' Book Recommendations!
'Creativity Conquers All' Book Recommendations!

Book recommendations inspired by OwlCrate Jr's July 2021 theme: 'Creativity Conquers All'

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Whatcha Reading: June 2021

The OwlCrate Jr team shares some middle grade book recommendations from June 2021.

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Everything You Need to Know About July 2021's 'Creativity Conquers All' Theme
Everything You Need to Know About July 2021's 'Creativity Conquers All' Theme

OwlCrate Jr's July 2021 theme is "CREATIVITY CONQUERS ALL"! Here is what you can expect to find inside...

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Guest Post: Pride Month Middle Grade Recommendations

OwlCrate Jr rep @tracycatherinereads gives us her middle grade book recommendations for Pride month!

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Interview with the Author: Sam Subity

Interview with the Sam Subity, author of The Last Shadow Warrior—featured book from the May 2021 'Sagas & Swords' OwlCrate Jr box.

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'The Last Shadow Warrior' Read-Along: Chapters 19 - 29 [End]

Welcome to day 3 of our read along for The Last Shadow Warrior by Sam Subity. As our story comes to a close, secrets are revealed, battles ensue, but Abby’s adventure is far from over.

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'The Last Shadow Warrior' Read-Along: Chapters 11 - 18

Welcome back, Vikings, to Day 2 of our The Last Shadow Warrior read along! Abby and Co. have battled monsters, bullies, and the epic sport of knattleikr. What else awaits them in their quest?

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'The Last Shadow Warrior' Read-Along: Chapters 1 - 10

Welcome, Vikings, to Day 1 of our read-along for The Last Shadow Warrior by Sam Subity! Grab your axes and swords as we follow Abby on an adventure of mythical proportions.

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May 2021 'SAGAS & SWORDS' Unboxing!

Become the stuff of legends with our May 2021 'SAGAS & SWORDS' box, featuring an action-packed (and hilarious) story all about modern Vikings and, of course, Norse Mythology!

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