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Middle Grade Carousel is a series of monthly challenges for lovers and readers of middle grade books. Our theme for September is…
Arrrr is for Reading
Ahoy, bookish landlubbers! Are ye prepared for adventure on the seven seas? Chasing down maritime monsters? Hunting for buried treasure? Then come aboard!
We had so much fun with our Summer Reading challenge, we decided to keep going into autumn!
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“It’s not the cone,” said Leandra grumpily. Lots of things made Leandra grumpy lately, especially changes out of the blue. Or in this case, orange.
“It’s the color orange.”
“You heard me. In nature, orange means good things, like pumpkins, and juice, and autumn leaves, and sunsets. But when you paint something orange it usually means something not-so-good. Except, of course, if it’s Halloween. And even Halloween is scary sometimes.”
One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street
He had to watch helplessly while the poor creature burned itself to cinders.
And still the crazy dream went on.
The flames began to form into a fiery shape—huge red-and-orange wings, a long tail that shot out sparks, a burning scarlet beak.
Curse of the Chocolate Phoenix