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'Kids Love To Be Scared': Louis Sachar On Balancing Fun And Fear - NPR

'Kids Love To Be Scared': Louis Sachar On Balancing Fun And Fear - NPR | Read all about it | Scoop.it
The award-winning author of Holes has just published a new novel for young readers, called Fuzzy Mud. It mixes middle-school social puzzles with a more sinister mystery: a rogue biotech threat.
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The Forever Man (W.A.R.P. #3)

The Forever Man (W.A.R.P. #3) | Read all about it | Scoop.it

Riley, an orphan boy living in Victorian London, has achieved his dream of becoming a renowned magician, the Great Savano. He owes much of his success to Chevie, a seventeen-year-old FBI agent who traveled from the future in a time pod and helped him defeat his murderous master, Albert Garrick. But it is difficult for Riley to enjoy his new life, for he has always believed in his heart of hearts that Garrick will someday, somehow, return to seek vengeance......


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Derek Landy signs book deal for new Demon Road trilogy

Derek Landy signs book deal for new Demon Road trilogy | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Skulduggery Pleasant author has sold 5 millions copies worldwide. First of new series is due out in September
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24 New Books Will Change the Future of DC

The DC Universe is broadening this month, with the return of popular comics like Batman, Superman and Justice League and the debut of 24 brand new titles.
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Comic-Con Trailer [HD] - YouTube

Zack Snyder's BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE is in theaters March 25, 2016. http://batmanvsupermanmovie.com http://www.facebook.com/batmanvsuperman
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Soon by Morris Gleitzman

Soon by Morris Gleitzman | Read all about it | Scoop.it
After the Nazis took my parents I was scared. After they killed my best friend I was angry. After I joined the partisans and helped defeat the Nazis I was hopeful. Soon, I said, we'll be safe. I was wrong.
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Percy Jackson and the Greek Heroes by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the Greek Heroes by Rick Riordan | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Want to know who cut off Medusa's head? Which hero was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus, the winged horse? Percy has all the answers...
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The 65-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

The 65-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has 13 new storeys. Prepare for more zany fun and crazy adventures!
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Review: Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ Gives Atticus Finch a Dark Side

Review: Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ Gives Atticus Finch a Dark Side | Read all about it | Scoop.it
In Ms. Lee’s long-awaited novel, Scout Finch, or Jean Louise as she is now known, finds some disturbing truths about her father.
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Write Across Victoria → Melbourne Writers Festival

Write Across Victoria → Melbourne Writers Festival | Read all about it | Scoop.it

Are you a Victorian student in Year 7, 8 or 9? Do you dream of being published? Start writing with one of our story starters and you could see your story printed in Voiceworks magazine and published online. Great prizes to be won!


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Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's & Teen Author | Kids' & YA Books: My Life Short Story Competition

Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's & Teen Author | Kids' & YA Books: My Life Short Story Competition | Read all about it | Scoop.it
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BookTube: More Than YA | Book Recommendations and Reviews | BOOK RIOT

BookTube: More Than YA | Book Recommendations and Reviews | BOOK RIOT | Read all about it | Scoop.it
One of the main comments (and sometimes criticisms) I hear about the BookTube community is that it is basically just teenagers talking about YA books. And yes, there are a lot of teenagers on BookTube. And yes, a lot of … Continued
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel | Read all about it | Scoop.it
 When Jacob Portman was a boy, his grandfather regaled him with stories of his fantastic life at Miss Peregrine's home during the Second World War, even sharing photos of the remarkable children with whom he resided. As Jacob grew up, though, he decided that these photos were obvious fakes, simple forgeries designed to stir up his youthful imagination. Or were they...?
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Goosebumps (2015)

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Directed by Rob Letterman. With Halston Sage, Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush. A young kid teams up with the niece of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland.
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer: It's high on hype, low on delivery - Firstpost

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer: It's high on hype, low on delivery - Firstpost | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Fans of the Hunger Games franchise have been waiting, hungry for the final film to hit the screens. They just got a taste of how The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is going to look on the dinner table when it releases on 19 November, 2015.
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Inside the Star Wars Comic-Con video: a shot by shot breakdown of clues, hints and plot details

Inside the Star Wars Comic-Con video: a shot by shot breakdown of clues, hints and plot details | Read all about it | Scoop.it
A new behind-the-scenes video is full of easter eggs. Here they are, shot by shot.
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You're the Voice: Have your say (and get paid for it, too) | Inside A Dog

You're the Voice: Have your say (and get paid for it, too) | Inside A Dog | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Love writing? Want to be a part of Inside a Dog? Applications for You’re the Voice contributors are now open! So, what is You’re the Voice? You’re the Voice is your opportunity to have your say about the world of books. To write about what you read, what you love, and what you want.
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Actress sought for JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Actress sought for JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Thousands of excited tweens with dreams of being the next Emma Watson are expected to besiege London's Excel Exhibition Centre on Saturday after filmmakers announced an open casting for the key role in the upcoming Harry Potter prequel.
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Fate Of Ten Book 6 by Pittacus Lore

Fate Of Ten Book 6 by Pittacus Lore | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Free delivery on orders of $19.95 or more anywhere in Australia
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Kenny Wright: Superhero by James Patterson

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Kenny Wright is a sixth grade 'Grandma's Boy' in a tough inner city school, struggling with bullies, schoolwork and keeping his detentions secret from his 'G-ma'. Though in his active imagination he's a world-famous superhero, Stainlezz Steel, who fights crime, saves lives and rescues helpless animals. But now Kenny's neighbourhood need him...
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Fox Swift & the Golden Boot by David Lawrence, Cyril Rioli, Jo Gill

Fox Swift & the Golden Boot by David Lawrence, Cyril Rioli, Jo Gill | Read all about it | Scoop.it
Fox Swift and his ragtag team of Diggers are ready for another adventure-filled year of fun, footy and friendship. This year Fox and his family holiday in the Tiwi Islands, Miles Winter claims to have changed his evil ways and Fox's younger brother Chase is made captain of the Davinal Under 11's!
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Books: Maximum Ride Forever / Maximum Ride | The Official James Patterson Website

Books: Maximum Ride Forever / Maximum Ride | The Official James Patterson Website | Read all about it | Scoop.it

THE NINTH AND ULTIMATE MAXIMUM RIDE STORY IS HERE! Legions of Max fans won't be disappointed by this encore episode in the beloved series about the incredible adventures of a teenage girl who can fly. As Maximum Ride boldly navigates a post-apocalyptic world, she and her broken flock are roaming the earth, searching for answers to what happened.

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The Martian (2015)

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Directed by Ridley Scott. With Kate Mara, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
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First trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 lands - 'The game isn't over'

First trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 lands - 'The game isn't over' | Read all about it | Scoop.it
There are some surprises - and some familiar comforts - as Katniss storms the Capitol in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2.
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Theodore Boone: The Fugitive

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"Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist." —The New York Times   Thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone thought the danger had passed, but he’s about to face off against an old adversary: accused mur­derer and fugitive Pete Duffy. 

On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again.....

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