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Jan Coates

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Average rating: 4.11 · 137 ratings · 37 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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The Power of Harmony
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2013
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Rocket Man
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014
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If Dogs Could Talk
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The Cheesy Man Giant
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The Queen and Mr. Cunningham
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Mr. Beethoven and Me
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When Kirkus put out its annual list of the best kids books of 2014, I immediately went to my local library’s site. I live in a very rural area of Nova Scotia, but the library system had 9 of the 10 I requested on their shelves! Their book buyer must be making good choices. I’ve been reading through the books, and a couple have stayed in my mind.


Rain Reign, by Ann M. Martin. Rain ReignThis is the story of...

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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos
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Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
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Fly Away by Patricia MacLachlan
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The Troop by Nick Cutter
The Troop
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Pack of Dorks by Beth Vrabel
Pack of Dorks
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Nancy Knows by Cybèle Young
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The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
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Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica
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A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk by Jan Coates
A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk
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From SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (May 1, 2011)
A Hare in the Elephant’s Trunk. 291p. map. glossary. CIP. Red Deer. 2011. pap. $12.95. ISBN 978-0-88995-451-9. LC C2010-904506-8.

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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
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John Irving
“I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice. Not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God. I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.”
John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany

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