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September 2012

Pitch Madness Entry B-3: THE TSAR, THE MAGIC PONY, AND A BOY FROM D.C.

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy (based on a Russian fairytale) Word Count: 37,000 When a school bully breaks his Palekh box, Nick is thrust into medieval Russia where he must learn...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-4: SNAKES IN PARADISE

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Word Count: 60,000Genre: YA Historical While enjoying a captivating new social life during the summer of 1929, 15-year-old Dorothy Brooks must contend with anti-Semitism and bootlegging, two evils poisoning her...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-5: FOSTER CABIN

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Mystery/ Horror Word Count: 62,000 Forty-five years ago, ten children went missing and turned up dead in a cabin in the woods. Now history is repeating itself. Someone’s targeting...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-6: GARAGE BOY

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Contemporary Word Count: 60,000  Hanley can’t decide which is worse: that she’s harboring a fugitive, or that she’s in love with one. It all started when a stranger...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-7: DREAM MAKER

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Contemporary FantasyWord Count: 60,000  Avery isn’t as crazy as everyone thinks. Her dreams really are coming to life. But Mason believes her.Now he must protect her from those...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-8: HAROLD – THE KID WHO RUINED MY LIFE AND SAVED THE DAY

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Word Count: 35,000  Harold has ruined Jake’s life for the last time. So what if Harold’s “special” and a genius at baseball trivia and Algebra? But...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-9: THE LONG-TIMERS

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre:  Sci-fi/Thriller Word Count:  77,000 When a privileged teenage boy learns the horrific truth behind a miracle drug that prolongs the life of the rich, he must try to bring...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-10: PAPER BUTTERFLY

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Literary Word Count: 50,000  When Ian Calloway goes on a walk and comes back in a coffin, his twelve-year-old cousin is determined to find out why.     When...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-11: CAN’T BUY ME LOVE

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Upper Middle Grade Word Count: 54,000  After receiving a mysterious inheritance, thirteen year-old Marnie learns life as a teenage heiress is one mixed bag of crazy in CAN’T BUY...

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Pitch Madness Entry B-12: LISTEN TO ME

Friday, 7 September 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Contemporary with a time-twist Word Count: 89,000 When Stacy looks in the mirror she can talk to her future self. But her future self lies. A lot. And...

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