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Doing My Part (Home-Front Heroes)
4.19
Not usually a fan of historical fiction lately but this was lovely, set in World War II. I enjoyed the story, spunky girl heroine who finds a way to f ...more
Mar 29, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
Exodus (Exodus, #1)
3.65
**spoiler alert** Dystopic story.
what happens when global warming exceeds expectations and the world as we know it floods. Sky cities are born and ci
...more
Mar 12, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
 
The Apothecary (The Apothecary, #1)
3.96
Young American girl finds herself in a whole new world in post WWII England - uniforms, Latin, an apartment without heat. She is quickly engulfed in a ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
Breaking Stalin's Nose
3.79
Good read. It covers a time that not many elementary school students are aware of - USSR under Stalin. Quick read! Great book to build discussion on p ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
 
Blackout
4.11
LOVED this book! What happens when the lights go out in a big city - the joys of finding community in a place that usually thrives on anonymity. The i ...more
Mar 29, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.33
AWESOME! Couldn't put this one down! Beatrice turns 16 and, through the ritual, must choose her path. Only her choice may take her away from everythin ...more
Apr 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
Medusa the Mean (Goddess Girls, #8)
4.28
Popular with my 3/4 grade girls, this is a quick read. Medusa struggles with mortality and her unique qualities at school among the godlings. Taken in ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
 
Wonder
4.42
LOVED this book! Everything about fifth graders rings so true. Their growing social awareness, their ability to still be little kids, and their confus ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
 
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1)
4.04
good story - reminiscent of the Lightning Thief books in many ways. Kids will love the two main characters and the point of view switching back and fo ...more
not set
May 13, 2010
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
I liked this book a lot and immediately put books 2-4 on hold at the library. My daughter (15) loves it! I think we'll have to fight about who gets th ...more
not set
Jun 10, 2012
 
BZRK (BZRK, #1)
3.72
Couldn't put it down! The disturbing idea of tiny nano-robots climbing around in my brain changing memories and controlling emotions is beyond scary! ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.90
Loved the juxtaposition of history, fantasy and sci-fi - steampunk. Guess it's the history buff in me and the fantasy geek.
not set
Apr 01, 2012
 
American Born Chinese
3.86
**spoiler alert** three stories come together showing the struggle between accepting heritage and trying to assimilate into American middle/high schoo ...more
Mar 13, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.82
I appreciate the story, the relevance, et al but the dialogue was tough to handle and made this more work than enjoyment.
May 04, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
The Weird Sisters
3.36
OMG...totally saw myself in these sisters. I can so bury myself in a book!
Jun 21, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
had trouble with this one even though I really enjoyed it years ago
not set
Jan 23, 2010
 
Unlucky Charms
3.73
None
not set
Sep 10, 2012
 
Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven, #2)
4.21
None
not set
Jun 11, 2008
 
A Wreath for Emmett Till
4.19
None
not set
Jan 25, 2010
 
Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood
3.87
None
Apr 13, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.11
None
not set
Jan 25, 2010
 
The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran, #1)
4.11
None
Mar 25, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
 
An Island Like You
3.38
None
Feb 15, 2010
Feb 03, 2010
 
The Book Thief
4.36
None
Apr 27, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
House of Stairs
3.85
None
not set
Mar 25, 2010
 
Witches Abroad (Discworld, #12)
4.14
None
Jun 05, 2010
May 17, 2010
 
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
3.95
None
Mar 25, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
 
Pride of Baghdad
3.89
None
Apr 13, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat, #1)
3.77
None
Jan 23, 2010
Jan 20, 2010
 
The Truth About Forever
4.15
None
Mar 04, 2010
Mar 05, 2010
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