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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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The only thing crazy about summer this year is how long it's taken to arrive, at least here in Maine. Ah, but 1968--that was a summer. Reading about it has eased the wait.

Speaking of summer, the Book Review Club is taking a couple of months off. See you in September, and have a sane one. (Unless you'd prefer otherwise.)

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Small Persons with Wings
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 819 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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The Unnameables
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Texting the Underworld
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 213 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

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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It's almost June, which means it's time to kick our reading up a notch.

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.

 
  11 votes 20.0%

 
  10 votes 18.2%

 
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  7 votes 12.7%

 
  5 votes 9.1%

 
  3 votes 5.5%

Inside Out and Back Again (write-in)
 
  3 votes 5.5%

Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
 
  3 votes 5.5%

 
  1 vote 1.8%

Small person with wings (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.8%

Alexander Hamilton (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.8%

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