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Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow
4.09
Full review at: http://www.unleashingreaders.com/?p=1592

During World War II, Hitler controlled more than just the military; he controlled the entire c
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May 03, 2010
Aug 04, 2009
 
The Watch That Ends the Night
4.11
Complete review at: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

Told from 24 different perspectives in multiple genres such as verse, letters, undertaker'
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Aug 17, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
Mockingbird
4.17
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

This was one of those books that I never wanted to end. I got to where I was reading so fast, tha
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Mar 20, 2011
Oct 13, 2010
 
A Monster Calls
4.27
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2012/...

After reading this book, the 5 stars of other books just don't seem justified. This little book i
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Jul 02, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
 
Ashfall (Ashfall, #1)
3.94
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

In my review for Susan Beth Pfeffer's apocalyptic novel, I said, "This is the first book I've eve
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Jul 03, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Breadcrumbs
3.75
Complete review at: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

I was enchanted with this book from the opening pages when the descriptive language grabbe
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Jul 30, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
 
Spellbound (Spellbound, #1)
3.90
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

In the world of paranormal romance, Spellbound is a book full of cliches, but fights them and act
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Jul 19, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
The Last Dragon
3.70
Jane Yolen weaves a beautiful retelling of the hero's journey where the hero is a liar and his mentor is *gasp* a girl. Yolen's story is accompanied b ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Outside of a Horse
4.26
Full review at: http://www.unleashingreaders.com/?p=2248

Author interview:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2012/...

Ginny Rorby writes books about anima
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May 16, 2010
Feb 14, 2010
 
Before I Fall
3.93
The best way to describe this book is as a combination of "Mean Girls" and "Groundhog Day", but it is so much more beautiful and meaningful than that ...more
Mar 26, 2011
Mar 20, 2010
 
Guys Read: Thriller (Guys Read, #2)
3.73
Reviewed at: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

I am not the demographic for this book, so I tried to rate it based on how middle school boys wou
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Sep 22, 2011
Sep 09, 2011
 
Secrets, Monsters, and Magic Mirrors: Stone Arch Fairy Tales Volume 2
3.37
This graphic novel had pretty basic retellings of fairy tales with extraordinary artwork illustrating them. Each retelling was told by a different aut ...more
Jul 25, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Anya's Ghost
3.86
Reviewed at: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

Summary: Anya isn't exactly the most popular girl in school. She has one friend and they spend mo
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Nov 22, 2011
Jan 19, 2011
 
The Emerald Atlas (The Books of Beginning #1)
3.91
Complete review at: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

(An almost 5)

Summary: Kate, Michael and Emma have been alone for 10 years. Kate's last me
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Oct 21, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
 
Bigger than a Bread Box
4.03
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

Summary: Rebecca is 12 years old and has noticed the tension growing between her parents. But whe
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Nov 11, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
Under the Mesquite
3.91
Summary: Lupita's family came to Texas to follow the American dream when she was a child. Her father is always working and her mother's only job is to ...more
Oct 10, 2011
Oct 08, 2011
 
Sold
4.15
A beautifully written book about a truly heinous situation.

When I began this book, I really didn't know what it was about since I hadn't read anythin
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Jul 15, 2011
Sep 28, 2009
 
Going Nowhere Faster
3.60
3.5 probably.

Stan is a genius. He can list all of Sylvester Stallone's movies in backwards alphabetical order, he can do any math problem in his head
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Apr 23, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
 
The Blood Lie
3.42
Jack Pool loves Emaline. He knows that because of their faith, he is Jewish, she is Christian, that it will never happen, but he truly loves her. If h ...more
Oct 29, 2011
Oct 28, 2011
 
Paradise
3.54
This book was a roller coaster of a ride for me. I had trouble at the beginning getting into the grove of the book, but then about 50 pages in I was s ...more
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
 
In Trouble
3.11
In Trouble explores the options that a young lady had in the 1950s when it came to being "in trouble." Today our options include abortion, adoption an ...more
Oct 05, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Just Your Average Princess
3.32
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

Summary: Jamie Edwards has a dream. She wants to be the Pumpkin Princess. She has been gearing up
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Dec 04, 2011
Dec 04, 2011
 
Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck
3.59
Reviewed at: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

Summary: Quebrado finds himself a slave on a pirate ship after being traded around since his moth
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Dec 02, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
12 Things to Do Before You Crash and Burn
3.25
Reviewed at: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

I really felt the voice of this novel was quite humorous and even though he was quite snarky, I c
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Nov 22, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
 
Lost in the River of Grass
3.83
Full review at: http://www.unleashingreaders.com/?p=2243

Author interview:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2012/...

Ginny Rorby is one of my favorite au
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Dec 23, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
 
My Life Undecided
3.78
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2012/...

Summary: Brooklyn never seems to make the right choices. She fell in an abandoned mine shaft when
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Dec 17, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
 
Invasion (C.H.A.O.S., #1)
3.68
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

Invasion is a mixture of tragedy, romance, adventure, and sci fi. Though I did have trouble at th
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Jul 24, 2011
Nov 22, 2010
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

Summary: Hannah Baker committed suicide two weeks ago, so why did Clay Jenkins receive a box of c
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Aug 07, 2011
Feb 15, 2009
 
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
4.02
Lena lives in a world where love doesn't exist. It has been classified as a disease at at the age of 18, all members of the society go through a brain ...more
Apr 15, 2011
Nov 25, 2010
 
Shine
3.85
Reviewed at:
http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2011/...

*Summary: Cat and Patrick were best friends. Soul mates. But have grown apart over the past 3 yea
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Oct 09, 2011
Nov 25, 2010
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