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The Lucky Ones
3.00
Cecile's voice, that true kid's perspective of the world, especially at the cusp of adolescence - I'm not sure when I've read a book that captures it ...more
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Outer Dark
3.88
It might be surprising to those who know me as a children's book author to hear that OUTER DARK has had a profound effect on my writing.

The dark fair
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Windblowne
3.74
In the town of Windblowne, kite-flying is no hobby. It’s an obsession. It’s an art. It’s at the core of the identity of its quirky inhabitants. People ...more
Mar 16, 2010
Dec 07, 2009
 
The Jack Tales
4.31
Bizarre, violent, and completely hilarious. As a kid, I checked this book out over and over from the library. (I own a tattered copy now.) I was const ...more
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, #1)
3.75
Okay, let's cut to the chase...I love Jean Craighead George. And Julie is a classic! A powerful girl protagonist. A bold introduction to many girls (a ...more
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Something Rotten (Horatio Wilkes Mysteries, #1)
3.66
Re-envisioning “Hamlet” as a murder mystery set in Appalachia is fetching enough, but what kept me reading is the engaging and complicated protagonist ...more
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Dec 06, 2008
 
My Side of the Mountain (Mountain, #1)
3.98
This book had a profound effect on me as a child. A call-to-arms for all kids to get back in the woods. Over 40 years old and not dated at all, MY SID ...more
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
4.47
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Samurai Shortstop
3.91
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark is Rising, #1)
3.83
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.67
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Messenger (The Giver, #3)
3.87
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Cold Mountain
3.78
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Anansi Boys
3.97
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West
4.20
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Predator's Gold (The Hungry City Chronicles, #2)
4.07
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Ruby in the Smoke (Sally Lockhart, #1)
3.74
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Greenwitch (The Dark is Rising, #3)
3.97
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Silver on the Tree (The Dark is Rising, #5)
4.16
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Dark is Rising (The Dark is Rising, #2)
4.06
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.89
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
4.20
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.08
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Dandelion Wine (Green Town, #1)
4.06
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
4.03
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Dec 06, 2008
 
All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, #1)
3.94
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Dec 06, 2008
 
The Crossing (The Border Trilogy, #2)
4.09
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Dec 06, 2008
 
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
4.10
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Gathering Blue (The Giver, #2)
3.78
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Dec 06, 2008
 
Grandfather Tales: American-English Folk Tales
4.31
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Dec 06, 2008
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