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The Children’s Book Review Interviews Maureen Grenier, Part I
1:58 pm , May 21, 2014 0

The Children’s Book Review Interviews Maureen Grenier, Part I

This is Part I of the interview of author Maureen Grenier by Bianca Schulze from The Children’s Book Review for The Author Showcase. Bianca Schulze: Your latest book, Someone’s Trapped—a kids’ soccer “whodunit”—is the second book in your Viking Club Mystery series. Can you tell us a little about the series and how you originally {Read More}

How To Help A Reader Who Refuses Help Can Be A Mystery
11:09 pm , February 15, 2013 0

How To Help A Reader Who Refuses Help Can Be A Mystery

Sometimes even quite young children will dig in their heels and refuse to accept help in learning how to do something they find difficult – like reading, for example. You can be given great advice on how to help your child, but the fact is that no one can make a person learn. The only {Read More}

Motivate Your Child To Read With A Sports-Mystery Story
2:14 pm , August 29, 2012 28

Motivate Your Child To Read With A Sports-Mystery Story

Parents and teachers will try almost anything to encourage children to read more, and books that fall into the category of sports-mystery appeal to children on several levels. The most important level is always that the story is fun to read. Forget examples of high moral character or learning about historic events – is this {Read More}

Children Love To Read Books That Combine Sports And Mysteries
8:12 am , August 17, 2012 8

Children Love To Read Books That Combine Sports And Mysteries

When I started writing children’s mysteries, I did exactly what everyone tells writers to do: I wrote about what I knew. That’s why my stories place children in a sports setting, with hockey, soccer, and basketball as the sport of choice for the first three books in the series. My main characters always have a {Read More}