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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
4.06
A very simply told and still harrowing holocaust tale. A lot of my students have read it and now there's a movie, so I was curious to see what it was ...more
Aug 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
Then We Came to the End
3.44
Read this for book group. About the strange and surprising world of the office - so different from the world of the teacher. Worth reading for the unu ...more
Jul 2009
Jul 27, 2009
 
Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog
4.16
A memoir about the writer life with his dog. Very well researched and beautifully written. Much better than Marley and Me (although to be honest I hav ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
The Tale of Hill Top Farm (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, #1)
3.86
Utterly enjoyable. Beatrix Potter is the detective, and there is a dual narrative as the animals can talk as well. Absolutely captures the tone of Pet ...more
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.93
Maybe the best book I ever read. Just brilliant. I'll see the movie although it will almost certainly disappoint.
Mar 2008
Jul 27, 2009
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
For book group, we paired this with the Bollywood film "Bride and Prejudice."
Jan 2007
Jul 28, 2009
 
A Jetblack Sunrise: Poems about War and Conflict
3.50
A favorite with my 8th graders
Jan 2008
Jul 29, 2009
 
Bee Season
3.52
An awesome and surprising novel.
not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
A Ring of Endless Light (Austin Family, #5)
4.13
Beautiful YA book with dolphins.
not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.22
A fabulous book on writing.
not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
Stumbling on Happiness
3.78
This is an amazing book about why we make the (sometimes ridiculous) decisions we make. Same tone as Malcolm Gladwell. Very well researched.
Aug 12, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
 
Keeper
4.89
What beautiful poems! I love everything about this book!
not set
Jan 12, 2014
 
State of Wonder
3.83
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Apr 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
The Reading Zone: How to Help Kids Become Skilled, Passionate, Habitual, Critical Readers
4.32
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Jun 24, 2010
 
The Confessions of Max Tivoli
3.65
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Jul 2008
Jul 28, 2009
 
Aloft
3.51
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Apr 2005
Jul 28, 2009
 
How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
3.60
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not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.68
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Dec 2008
Jul 28, 2009
 
This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
3.83
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not set
Sep 21, 2009
 
The Double Bind
3.60
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Feb 2008
Jul 28, 2009
 
Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
3.69
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Sep 2006
Jul 28, 2009
 
The Myth of You and Me
3.66
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not set
Jan 08, 2013
 
Monologue of a Dog
4.30
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not set
Jun 24, 2010
 
The Book Borrower
2.66
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not set
Mar 01, 2015
 
Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life
3.89
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Jan 2006
Jul 28, 2009
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.89
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not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen
4.22
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not set
Mar 24, 2012
 
Feed
3.54
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not set
Jul 28, 2009
 
Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything
3.51
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Jan 2005
Jul 28, 2009
 
Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
3.89
None
Jun 2010
Jun 24, 2010
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