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Ellen Booraem

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A former small-town newspaper reporter and editor, Ellen Booraem is the author of three fantasies for ages 10 and up: TEXTING THE UNDERWORLD (Penguin/Dial Books for Young Readers, 2013) SMALL PERSONS WITH WINGS (Penguin/Dial, 2011) and THE UNNAMEABLES (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Books, 2008).

SMALL PERSONS has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and Kirkus Reviews. THE UNNAMEABLES was listed on ALA Best Books for Young Adults 2010 and the Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Books of 2008.

Ellen lives in Downeast Maine with a cat, a dog, and an artist, in a house they (meaning the humans) built with their own hands.


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Small Persons with Wings
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 768 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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The Unnameables
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 312 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Texting the Underworld
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Unnameables
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2008
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Untitled Novel
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2010
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Small Persons with Wings is a middle grade to young adult novel about exactly as the title indicates: fairies…but don’t’ call them fairies; they prefer ‘small persons with wings.’

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What Book Shall We Read in June?

I have chosen books that are getting a lot of attention and were published in January and February. Feel free to add books to the list, if they were published in January and February.

If you get the chance, check and see what your library has before you vote.

 
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Inside Out and Back Again (write-in)
 
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Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
 
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Alexander Hamilton (write-in)
 
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