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Just Breeze

20 Jan

FRIENDS, ENEMIES, PRINCES, AND ALIENS: JUST ANOTHER DAY IN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Just Breeze

Eighth grade starts out the same as every other year for Breeze Brannigan. She’s still the tallest student, boy or girl, in her class, wears shoes that would fit an elephant, and her smile reveals dazzling braces that blind everyone within ten feet. Then she meets Cam, the new boy in school who speaks with an accent and must be from another planet, for none of the earthling boys she knows are so polite. He also has a secret, a secret that could mean life or death for Cam and his mother and that Breeze must help him keep.

Reading Level:  Ages 9-12

Author:  Beverly Stowe McClure

Publisher:  4RV Publishing LLC

Illustrator: Aidana WillowRaven

ISBN-10:  0984070826

ISBN-13:  978-0980470824

Reviews

“Step into Breeze’s shoes and delve into her inner most thoughts, her family and friends, and why she is truly blessed. Beverly Stowe McClure provides the reader with such detail and conversation throughout Just Breeze the reader will feel as if they are walking the halls with Breeze and feeling the essence of her life pouring through their veins.”

Donna M. McDine, children’s author. The Golden Pathway

***

“Ms. McClure has a youthful voice and tells this story in the first person … Although this story deals with some difficult issues, it is an easy read for a middle grade student. The tone is light and peppered with humor. Ms. McClure knows how to weave a tale that will keep the reader turning the pages… I enjoyed it and recommend it.”

Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz, children’s author. Ghost for Rent.

***

“Just Breeze is a fun read about the peril of middle school. It covers the territory quite completely with the struggle to fit in, annoying parents, even more annoying siblings, and the search for true love. Author Beverly Stowe McClure brings Breeze to life for the enjoyment of middle grade readers everywhere.”

Readingjunky, teacher and reviewer.

***

“This is a great book for a tween or early teen ager. I think every girl should have a book that she identifies with like this, and Just Breeze is one of those kinds of books. Good kids dealing with every day struggles of growing up. If I had a teenaged daughter, this is a book I would get for her.”

Books4moms, moms and reviewers.

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“I have never read any of Beverly Stowe McClure’s previous works but after reading Just Breeze I will definitely do so. Just Breeze is a wonderfully written book that takes a look at the time of life most of us want to forget … adolescence.” Shirley Rempel

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“McClure starts off with an excellent set of characters, tosses in a superb plot, and comes up with a major winner…Not only will Just Breeze make the perfect gift for your tween/teen reader, it will be a book that is read time and again because it is just that good!” Cheryl Malandrinos

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