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December
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October 2013
06
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October 2013
05
reviewed:
Set in 1536 England. Dell has lived an isolated existence with her father, brother, and aunt. Her parents used to work in the...
City of Cannibals - Ricki Thompson
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Set in a dystrophic 2154, a group of high school graduates have failed to find jobs. The government ships them off to a desig...
Invitation to the Game - Monica Hughes, Broeck Steadman
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October 2013
02
reviewed:
Gritty. Laurel loses her mother and grandmother in a flood. After living with her aunt for a couple of years, she moves to a...
Beneath a Meth Moon - Jacqueline Woodson
September 2013
02
reviewed:
Basic premise was good, how would kids handle escaping a forest fire without any adults around to help them? The problem was ...
Flash Fire - Caroline B. Cooney
August 2013
03
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Our library has this on their shelf of books recommended by staff, so I decided to try it. It's an interest story about the ...
The Difference Between You and Me - Madeleine George
May 2013
02
reviewed:
Read this about 30 yrs ago, just re-read. Some of the language might be a little shocking today but my family was from rural ...
Summer of My German Soldier - Bette Greene
April 2013
02
reviewed:
Not exactly a great story. I would have given it 3 stars except for the whole weird phone relationship being just too implaus...
Not Exactly a Love Story - Audrey Couloumbis
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I remember the absurdity of this book which I read it back in high school (~1977). I need to find a copy and see how well it ...
The Mouse That Roared - Leonard Wibberley
March 2013
04
reviewed:
Too many holes in the plot. Start with a demon named Dante (how cutesy). He is a total badass soul collector. He's so good a...
The Collector - Victoria Scott
February 2013
02
reviewed: Crazy Things Parents Text
Speaking as a 52 yr old dad who can barely text on his cell phone, I can see how you could screw up royally on occasion. But ...
Crazy Things Parents Text - Stephen Miltz, Wayne Miltz
January 2013
06
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Free verse telling of a high school girl dealing with two great upheavals in her life: 1) her father dying of complications f...
Counting Back From Nine - Valerie Sherrard
August 2012
01
reviewed:
Blech! Apparently being a "cool" student at this school involves: blowing off class and getting drunk in the bathroom, being ...
The Rise and Fall of a 10th Grade Social Climber - Lauren Mechling, Laura Moser
June 2012
08
reviewed:
Not my favorite by her; liked The Chosen One and Adeline Street better. I did like the free verse format and I definitely wan...
Waiting (Paula Wiseman Books) - Carol Lynch Williams
May 2012
09
reviewed:
The latest mystery featuring everyone's favorite 11 year old girl with the encylopedic knowledge of poisons. Near the beginni...
Speaking From Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel - Alan Bradley