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Witch Books for Halloween

Here at CBAY we love us a good supernatural story (duh), so October is basically the best month ever for us. We’ve been super into witch books lately and thought we’d share some of our more recent favorites with you! Let us know if you’ve read any of them and what your favorite witch books are in the comments!   The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol Chicken House books, July 2017, Middle Grade Arianwyn has…

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Spooky CBAY Reads for Halloween!

With September quickly coming to a close it can only mean one thing: time to get in the Halloween spirit and treat yourself to some new spooky stories! We have quite a few to choose from here at CBAY, including two new short story ebooks that are now available for pre-order!   Bubbles and Smush: Trick or Treats by Kath Boyd Marsh Bubbles and Smush are two medium sized monsters living in the river near…

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Avast! It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day

As you may or may not be aware, today, September 19, is Talk Like a Pirate Day, a very serious and totally not made up holiday that we highly encourage you to observe in your classroom, your library, and/or your home. Don’t know your bilge from your bowsprit? What better way to learn than by reading! The pirate subgenre is incredibly popular, and we wanted to share a few of our favorite offerings. Keep in…

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Books Handling Grief

August 30 is National Grief Awareness Day, and while that might not be the most cheerful of commemorations, it’s an important one. In the United States, one in five children will experience the death of someone close to them before the age of eighteen, and one in seven will lose a parent or a sibling before the age of twenty. Fiction can be not only an escape but a critical part of the healing process.…

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