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Average rating: 3.77 · 132 ratings · 48 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
You Will Call Me Drog

3.69 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Call Me Drog

3.87 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Fire in the Sea: An Antholo...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1996
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My Dog Has Flies: Poetry fo...

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You Will Call Me Drog

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks
The Bunker Diary
by Kevin Brooks
read in March, 2015
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No one has the right to tell an author what he should or shouldn't write, but we can advise people about what to read, so here's my advice. Think of The Bunker Diary as itself the bunker, its readers as the kidnapees, and the author as the remote, go ...more
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
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Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
Under the Egg
by Laura Marx Fitzgerald (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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Thoroughly enjoyed this novel—the mystery and especially the wildly contrasting main characters. Theo's resourcefulness in stretching money and carrying on with very little has seldom been seen since the Great Depression and fascinates her luxuriousl ...more
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The Real Boy by Anne Ursu
The Real Boy
by Anne Ursu (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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I loved The Real Boy for the palpability of its world; the struggle of the main character, Oscar, to become a friend and human being; and for the power of its theme, articulated in the end by Oscar: "there is no magic without monsters."
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The Real Boy
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Hunt for the Bamboo Rat by Graham Salisbury
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Saucy and Bubba by Darcy Pattison
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Though this book’s playful cover image suggests everything inside will be okay, really, this contemporary realistic tale is quite a bit grimmer than that—pun intended. Saucy & Bubba’s creative gingerbread-making stepmother turns witch when she dr ...more
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The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
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The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
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“dozing into her book, so I went into her room and pulled open the bottom drawer where she kept the old family album. Lots of pictures of Mom and me in there, because Dad was”
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“Wagner’s music is better than it sounds.”
Mark Twain

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”
Joan Powers, Pooh's Little Instruction Book

“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
"Pooh!" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.”
A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

“We'll be friends forever, won't we, Pooh?" asked Piglet.
"Even longer," Pooh answered.”
Larry Clemmons

“If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.”
A.A. Milne




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Sue Cowing So true, Elaine. That's why I'm liking school visits more and more. You get to be with the people you write for and about, you don't have to worry if anyone besides your immediate family will show up, and elementary kids treat writers like rock stars!


Elaine Masters Sue, remembering how grateful I was years ago, when you showed up at one of my book signings downtown with a lei and a cheerful sit-awhile, I returned the favor yesterday with Jordan Seng at Logos. Sure enough, he was doing the usual book signing thing, trying to look engaged and cheerful, expectantly waiting for buyers who weren't showing up. I lei'd him and chatted awhile, commiserating how our book signings aren't like we dream of. I once had a friend ask how I handle writers cramps, signing all those books. LOL


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