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True Believer (Make Lemonade, #2)
3.82
Wow! What a book! I admit that because of limited selection I simply picked this book from the library shelf without even looking through it. A couple ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 04, 2009
 
No Laughter Here
3.96
I loved the creativity of all the characters, but especially Akilah and her "girl warrior" attitude! She reminds me of one of my students. I also trul ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
Spellbound
3.86
New to the genre of regency romance, I was unsure what to expect from Spellbound, but whatever I expected, it proved to be an interesting and entertai ...more
Feb 12, 2009
Jan 20, 2009
 
Redemption
3.70
It took me a few weeks to find the time to sit down and give my full attention to this e-book, but when I did, I finished Redemption in one afternoon! ...more
Mar 30, 2009
Jan 20, 2009
 
Words of Stone
3.77
Although this book did not grab me from the beginning, it definitely had some quirky and unforgettable characters! Henkes does use unusual names that ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 04, 2009
 
The Hospital at the End of the World
3.67
I won this book from a Goodreads First Reads giveaway.

Having lived in a "developing nation" for half of my life, reading Joe Niemczura's account of hi
...more
Nov 29, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
 
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
3.96
I received an Advanced Reader's Edition of this book from the Goodreads Giveaway program.

This is a fascinating look at what seems at first to be a str
...more
Mar 23, 2012
Oct 12, 2011
 
Thinking Small: The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
3.95
Fascinating! So much more than the history of a car! I am neither a history-buff nor a car enthusiast, but I found the story of the VW Beetle a very m ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Dec 01, 2011
 
Squids Will Be Squids: Fresh Morals for Modern Fables
4.07
Apparently, to write fables, all you have to do is think of someone you don’t like, change them into an animal and add a moral. That’s exactly what ha ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
Max Found Two Sticks
3.86
I actually put off reading this book for some time. I choose it from the library shelf only because the cover seemed more interesting than others, bu ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
The Skirt
3.45
An easy and fun read! Soto weaves Mexican American culture in to a story any child can relate to – losing something important and going on an adventur ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
Wemberly Worried
4.20
In this story, Wemberly, a young mouse, worries about everything! The author takes the readers through her list of worries – big ones and small ones. ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
Cousins
3.51
I was wondering what was going to happen to stir up the cousins! I could not relate to this aspect of the book; I never was close to my cousins or gra ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
Amal and the Letter from the King/Adapted from the Play, the Post Office
4.29
This story is most interesting for two reasons. One, it is written in Bengali and English. Each page contains the story told in both languages. Second ...more
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Aug 25, 2009
 
Leonardo Da Vinci
3.91
Growing up with an artist as a mother, our bookshelves always had biographies of famous artists on them. However, I avoided those huge, boring-looking ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 04, 2009
 
Homeless Bird
4.02
The descriptions brought back vivid memories of my time in India, and my favorite city of Varanasi. Although the story has a happy ending, the events ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
The Star Fisher
3.77
First, I loved the fact that Yep put the English dialogue in italics! It makes the story so much more real and I loved knowing when the characters wer ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
A Step from Heaven
3.73
I loved the language used in this book, especially how it matures as Young Ju matures. One of the first quotes to really strike me was:
"It sits in my
...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
Tales Of Trickery From The Land Of Spoof
3.33
In this collection, Schwartz retells numerous and hilarious pranks that have been played around the world. The book opens with a description of a tric ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
The Frog Prince, Continued
4.16
All is not well in the land of fairy tales – the Frog Prince and his Princess are not living happily ever after! In fact, after a nasty fit by the pri ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
4.10
This book was based on a Yiddish folk song called “I Had a Little Overcoat”. The author adapted the song to make a book and this version contains his ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
The Well: David's Story
3.91
The lack of chapters in the novel definitely moves the reader quickly through this action packed story! I enjoyed this work of historical fiction, but ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
Jamila the White Falcon
3.00
Jamila the White Falcon is the story of one falcon's training for and participation in a speed racing contest. Although I was excited to read a story ...more
Nov 25, 2010
Nov 23, 2010
 
For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone
4.12
This books contains a collection of 132 humorous poems by various writers including Odgen Nosh, Karla Kuskin, Ellen Raskin, Arnold Lobel, John Ciardi, ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
While the Sands Whisper
4.25
While the Sand Whispers tells the story of an American-Israeli woman as she travels and photographs the desert and its people. And of course, along th ...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
 
Tomas and the Library Lady
4.04
I have heard of this book many times and was excited to see it on the library shelf as one of my choices. I had no idea I would like the book this muc ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 25, 2009
 
Park's Quest
3.23
Although it took me awhile to get hooked into this book, I did enjoy the story once things started to happen at the farm. I liked Park and his vivid i ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
The Egyptian Cinderella
3.92
The descriptive language in this book is beautiful, as are the illustrations. The story flows very well. As I read it, I enjoyed making comparisons be ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
lizards, frogs, and polliwogs
4.20
This is a collection of 21 poems all about reptiles and amphibians, such as the bullfrog, newt, gecko, cobra, and iguana. It is a great mix of humor a ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 03, 2009
 
Not Just a Princess
3.76
In Not Just a Princess, readers are introduced to Mia, a sparkling and creative young girl who fancies herself to be a lioness, a pirate, a cowgirl, o ...more
Aug 28, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
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