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Jan L. Coates

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A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk

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The Power of Harmony

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Rocket Man

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Stop Complaining, Chicken L...

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If Dogs Could Talk

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I don’t often read “adult” books these days; in fact, I sometimes get impatient with adult novels and their detailed descriptions when maybe fewer words might have sufficed. (ie. tighter editing)


But I just finished The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (Gabrielle Zevin, 2014), and it’s one of those perfect books – just the right length, just the right emotional heft, it’s set in an independent booksto...

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But Hope is Longer by Tamara Levine
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A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk by Jan L. Coates
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Before reading A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk, I really didn't know anything about the civil war in Sudan. I had never heard of the "Lost Boys" of Sudan. When I bought this book, I actually didn't even know it was about the war in Sudan. My school...

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The Power of Harmony by Jan L. Coates
"I've been wanting to read this book for quite a while and found it very much worth the wait. The Power of Harmony is a fascinating story told in a unique, natural-sounding voice. I enjoyed the colloquial way of speaking in a style that may be true..." Read more of this review »
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