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Moments of Truth: Robert R. Davila, the Story of a Deaf Leader
4.00
p. 19 The decision to send me to the California School for the Deaf was painful to my mother. She told me so. Since CSD was a “residential” school, I...more
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Mar 22, 2011
 
Tortilla Sun
3.92
**spoiler alert** This story reminded me of the sweetness in "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo.

"Sometimes plans stretch so long and thin that...more
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Apr 02, 2011
 
Oh, Say Can You See?
4.29
I enjoyed the characters in this book and the relationships between them. Having the list of characters in the front of the book was a thoughtful touc...more
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Dec 20, 2010
 
In the Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story
3.72
This book arrived in the mail today and I was so excited I asked my husband to read it to me so that we could enjoy the Christmas spirit a little earl...more
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Oct 12, 2010
 
At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England
3.64
This is a short and interesting history of Sarah, who survived tribal warfare in Africa in the mid-1800s and was educated under the protection of Quee...more
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Jan 23, 2012
 
Cold as Ice
3.75
I'm not a fan of suspense novels, and this book is definitely in the suspense catagory. I had to skip ahead and read the last chapter so that I knew w...more
Jul 09, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
James Beard's American Cookery
4.21
This book arrived this week and I've been pleasantly surprised as I've stareted to look threw it. Initially I was daunted by its size. I'll probably n...more
Nov 12, 2010
Sep 30, 2010
 
Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
3.82
**spoiler alert** There is stark contrast between the people who bully Daniel and the people that are kind and helpful towards him.

Favorite quote - "S...more
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May 14, 2011
 
God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours
4.24
I enjoyed reading this book. I think I could easily read it once a year and enjoy it every time. It reminds me of the reflective perspective of "Gift...more
May 27, 2010
Apr 02, 2010
 
Shannon's Mirror
4.19
This book looks at the pitfalls of perfectionism and the need for awareness of what's going on with the people in our lives.
not set
Jun 08, 2009
 
The Upside of Down
3.78
**spoiler alert** I loved their doctor's words about their daughter:

“We can’t predict how she’ll do or how she’ll be affected. I can tell you, with al...more
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Feb 01, 2011
 
The Paper Bag Christmas
4.22
This book puts an important perspective on the value of service during the holidays.
not set
Jun 08, 2009
 
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)
3.70
I enjoyed this whole series. I enjoy the wisdom of Mma Ramotswe and the respect that she consistently shows for her family and country.

World Book Nig...more
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Mar 31, 2008
 
Deaf Child Crossing (Deaf Child Crossing #1)
3.51
Megan is a fun character who makes it obvious that deafness is not a tragedy. I like how the book shows challenges that Megan and Cindy face and how t...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 06, 2009
 
The Sign of the Beaver
3.69
I love all of the books I've read by Elizabeth George Speare. I also enjoy stories of frontier survival.
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Mar 31, 2008
 
Bound on Earth
3.80
I like how the characters feel like real people with real struggles, strengths, and faults.
Jun 14, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
Haunts Haven
3.64
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Feb 10, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
 
Taking Liberty: The Story of Oney Judge, George Washington's Runaway Slave
3.78
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Feb 19, 2010
Feb 13, 2010
 
Fertile In Our Faith
4.38
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Jun 08, 2009
 
Women of the Book of Mormon
3.95
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Jun 23, 2011
Apr 04, 2010
 
Awakening Avery
4.19
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Nov 06, 2010
May 22, 2010
 
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
3.71
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Jun 21, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
 
The Book of Mormon
4.42
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Mar 31, 2008
 
Leaving Home
3.67
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Mar 31, 2008
 
The Mansion
4.12
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Dec 05, 2010
 
4 Zinas: A Story of Mothers and Daughters on the Mormon Frontier
3.95
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Mar 31, 2008
 
Believing Christ: The Parable of the Bicycle and Other Good News
4.53
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Feb 26, 2012
Dec 30, 2010
 
Honey: From Flower to Table
3.57
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Mar 31, 2008
 
Tiger's Quest (The Tiger Saga, #2)
4.39
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Jan 07, 2011
 
Band of Sisters  (Band Of Sisters, #1)
3.88
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Jan 07, 2011
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