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The Gargoyle
I liked this book. It's very disturbing in places and I had to skip entire sections at the beginning but I would read it again.
Sep 2008
Dec 04, 2008
Sahara Special
Sahara has been labeled as a special needs child because of how her emotional state interferes with her ability to do work at school. She spends her ...more
May 21, 2009
May 22, 2009
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
I really like historical fiction, that and a review I read in the local paper lead me to this book. The book goes back and forth in time between the S ...more
Jul 18, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
The Killing Way
I liked this book it was a great little mystery. The book's setting is Camelot or rather the time before Arthur becomes king. It was interesting how h ...more
May 09, 2009
May 06, 2009
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
It seems that all the books I've read lately about the future, show a dark, disturbing place. This book follows Mary who lives in a future where a dis ...more
May 29, 2009
May 30, 2009
The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, #1)
What a fun book! My mother and some of my students recommended this to me and now my daughter wants to read it. It was easy to read and the characters ...more
May 13, 2009
May 11, 2009
Dyslexia: Theory & Practice of Instruction
Comprehensive book about dyslexia, it's origins, history, etc. Be prepared to spend time reading this because it is research heavy! I would recommend ...more
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Jan 26, 2009
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
It's interesting to note the differences between journals today and those of Martha's time. While Martha writes of the daily chores, costs, trades, et ...more
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Jan 22, 2009
Two Rivers
A love story, a story about the culture of the 60's, racial tensions, grief, sorrow, all rolled into one. The author moves back and forth between the ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
The Survival Guide for Teenagers With LD      (*Learning Differences)
This book covers the basics. It would be better if it was updated, it's copyright is 1993. They could use a whole chapter now on technology and accomm ...more
Jun 2009
Jun 09, 2009
Secret Life of a Dyslexic Child
I thought this book was very helpful in showing how dyslexia affects more than just reading. It is full of true stories and situations. Reading it wou ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 26, 2009
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
I picked this book up after my son was diagnosed with dyslexia. It is a great resource for parents and teachers. It is a good book to start with becau ...more
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Jan 26, 2009
At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much
This book was funny and made me realize that some of my weird knitting obsessions are not as random as I thought. If you knit you'll enjoy this book. ...more
Nov 29, 2009
Apr 14, 2010
The Hiding Place
One of my favorite books ever! There is so much to learn from reading this book and it is more remarkable because it is a true story. It helps me reme ...more
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Jan 05, 2009
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
I always look forward to a new Neil Gaiman book. I liked this book, I guess I just wanted more. I wanted to know more about the characters, maybe I ju ...more
Jun 21, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
The Princess and the Hound (The Hound Saga, #1)
My daughter and I picked this up at a writers workshop, the author signed it and I got to read it first. It's a nice take on Beauty and the Beast. I'm ...more
Mar 26, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, #9)
I purchase the book and read it in one night. Just wish I didn't have to wait so long for the next one to come out. This one seemed to leave a lot of ...more
May 05, 2009
May 06, 2009
Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy
This book is an interesting window into the past. Not just in learning more about the President but also women's roles of the time. Jacqueline Kennedy ...more
Mar 16, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
English Isn't Crazy: The Elements Of Our Language And How To Teach Them
Great book to read if you are interested in the origins of the English language. A short book that references other books and an easy read.
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 01, 2012
Raymond and Graham Rule the School (Raymond and Graham, #1)
I read this out loud to my son and there were times, toward the end, I would start laughing so hard I couldn't read. We both enjoyed the book!
Jan 2010
Jul 12, 2013
Spellbound: The Surprising Origins and Astonishing Secrets of English Spelling
About the origins of English and English spelling. Very interesting and written in a way that is easy to understand.
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Dec 06, 2008
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
I understand the HBO series based on this book is very sexually explicit the book is not.
Oct 2008
Dec 06, 2008
Wizards: Magical Tales From the Masters of Modern Fantasy
There are stories here by a lot of the authors I like. My favorite was Zinder by Tanith Lee.
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Dec 09, 2008
The Wandering Arm (Catherine LeVendeur, #3)
Good historical fiction. I appreciate her research into the 12th century.
Jan 2009
Jan 03, 2009
The Tale of Despereaux
I loved this book. It is so cute and the perfect bedtime story book.
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Dec 06, 2008
The Graveyard Book
I really enjoyed reading this book. I had read the Witches Headstone ( Chapter 4) before in a short story collection and it was nice to see the story ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Dec 06, 2008
Laughing Allegra: The Inspiring Story of a Mother's Struggle and Triumph Raising a Daughter With Learning Disabilities
I heard Anne Ford speak at a Learning Disabilities of America conference and picked up this book afterward. My son has learning disabilities that don' ...more
Apr 10, 2008
Jan 26, 2009
Casting Spells (Sugar Maple, #1)
This was an enjoyable book and a quick read. A mystery/romance story about a town where everyone appears to be magical except the main character. Chlo ...more
Jan 14, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
A Lion and A Lamb
This was an interesting book about the LDS Church reintroduction to Palmyra New York. It was written by the grandson of the couple who were called on ...more
May 11, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
Company of Liars
The 14th century, black plague, surprise ending. It was a little slow at first but I like historical fiction and I'm into this time period right now.
Nov 2008
Dec 06, 2008
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