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Backlist Reads for a Spoooooky October [Guest Post]
Backlist Reads for a Spoooooky October [Guest Post]

October is my favourite month of the year. Cooler temperatures mean cozy nights reading with warm drinks and blankets. In Canada we celebrate Thanksgiving at the beginning of the month which means pumpkin pie, and of course, Halloween rounds out the month bringing candy and carved pumpkins! It’s the perfect month for reading mysteries and spooky stories, so here are some of my favourite backlist middle grade spooky recommendations and fun activities to enhance your October!  -Cheryl READ: Snapdragon by Kat Leyh Since starting this backlist feature I have been eagerly anticipating October’s article so I could finally recommend this...

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Mission To Space: Reading Recommendations
Mission To Space: Reading Recommendations

Dive into these six out of this world stories to in anticipation of October's MISSION TO SPACE theme!

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Whatcha Reading? September 2022
Whatcha Reading? September 2022

Here's what the OwlCrate Jr team read and loved in September!

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First Chapter Friday: Hook Students with a Ghost Story
First Chapter Friday: Hook Students with a Ghost Story

First Chapter Fridays with Betsy Potash: Ghost by Jason Reynolds

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'Fenris & Mott' Book Club: Day 3 [end]
'Fenris & Mott' Book Club: Day 3 [end]

Welcome to the final instalment of our book club read-along for OwlCrate Jr's November book, Fenris & Mott by Greg Van Eekhout!

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'Fenris & Mott' Book Club: Day 2
'Fenris & Mott' Book Club: Day 2

Welcome to day two of our book club read-along for OwlCrate Jr's November book, Fenris & Mott by Greg Van Eekhout! 

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'Fenris & Mott' Book Club: Day 1
'Fenris & Mott' Book Club: Day 1

Day one of our book club read along for Fenris & Mott by Greg Van Eekhout!

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August 2022 MYTHICAL BEASTS Magazine
August 2022 MYTHICAL BEASTS Magazine

Grab life by the leash! Dive into  OwlCrate Jr's August 2022 MYTHICAL BEASTS magazine for author interviews, activities, and more!

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Backlist Reads — The September Shivers [Guest Post]
Backlist Reads — The September Shivers [Guest Post]

Although September is a month of possibilities, for some, new beginnings can mean some fear, worry, and anxiety. Tackle those back-to-school anxieties with this month's Backlist Reads!

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If the Map Fits Book Recs
If the Map Fits Book Recs

Dive into these six map-centered stories to excited about September’s MAP IT OUT box!

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Whatcha Reading, Jr? August 2022
Whatcha Reading, Jr? August 2022

Let's take a peek at what the OwlCrate Jr team read and loved over the past month!

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