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Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control

We love supporting authors here at Jump Into a Book, especially ones we know very well! Award-winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons and her nonfiction children’s book series, “If You Were Me and Lived in…” combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world… Read More Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control

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YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards

Aletha Press’ YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards! So exciting! Long-time JIAB/Audrey Press guest writer and intern, Hannah Rials, released Book#2 in wildly popular Ascension trilogy in July and it’s already winning awards! Imagine our excitement when we received the email that our very own author, Hannah Rials, won a… Read More YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards

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Help us celebrate The Circus Thief by Alane Adams (+a #Giveaway!)

Popcorn, peanuts, music, jugglers, animals, rides, and games. All things that make the circus the circus! Imagine living in the 1920’s when a dollar was A LOT of money…almost too much for Papa to let young Georgie and his buddy Harley go and see the sights, sounds and smells when the circus came to town.… Read More Help us celebrate The Circus Thief by Alane Adams (+a #Giveaway!)

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Keeping our Girls in the Game | HOW TO COACH GIRLS Blog Tour!

Welcome to the HOW TO COACH GIRLS Blog Tour Party! Driven to find the answer to why girls were dropping out of sports at a rate 6 times that of boys, sports mom, Mia Wenjen, and Boston College Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Alison Foley created their book HOW TO COACH GIRLS to help keep our… Read More Keeping our Girls in the Game | HOW TO COACH GIRLS Blog Tour!

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Telling an Unknown Story | Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

{guest post-Janet Halfmann, author of Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School}   It has long bothered me that some individuals, usually white as I am, have dozens of books written about them, while others from minority groups who have accomplished amazing things might not have a single book. So about fifteen years ago,… Read More Telling an Unknown Story | Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

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The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels | A Journey of Discovery

**guest post from Author D. G. Driver The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels It’s Native American Heritage Month (or American Indian Heritage Month, as preferred by some). I’ve written a blog post for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day blog before about why I wrote the Juniper Sawfeather series with a teen girl who is half… Read More The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels | A Journey of Discovery

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Spotlight on the #Activate4Autism Movement!

By Jodi Murphy, Geek Club Books “I believe that everyone deserves friends who accept them and mentors who believe in them. I activate my voice for autism to say that everyone deserves to be a part of a community because WE ALL BELONG.” Powerful declaration, right? We do ALL belong but sadly the world isn’t… Read More Spotlight on the #Activate4Autism Movement!

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Award-winning YA Teen Vampire Romance, Ascension, turns ONE

One Young Author’s Journey (and Victory!) Little do people know that, even though the award winning book from Hannah Rials, Ascension, was released exactly one year ago, the book has been a young author’s journey for over 8 years. Published by my publishing house, Aletha Press, I could not be more proud of the success… Read More Award-winning YA Teen Vampire Romance, Ascension, turns ONE

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Dragons Can Make Great Friends! guest post from Author Gayle Swift

Dragons Can Make Great Friends Dragons and dinosaurs fascinate children so they’re predisposed to love Dragons Are Real by Valerie Budayr and illustrated by Michael Welply. It delivers the full inside story on the fire-breathing beasts. Who knew dragons need friends and yearn to be a child’s BFF? Or that they crave sweets as much… Read More Dragons Can Make Great Friends! guest post from Author Gayle Swift