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Tending to Grace
3.84
really liked it
C-C-C-C-Cornelia Thornhill stutters uncontrollably and is a neglected child that has been forced to take on the role of an adult. She keeps things str ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
Tending to Grace
3.84
really liked it
C-C-C-C-Cornelia Thornhill stutters uncontrollably and is a neglected child that has been forced to take on the role of an adult. She keeps things str ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Blue Noon (Midnighters, #3)
3.85
liked it

In Scott Westerfeld’s concluding novel readers are left more than satisfied. In his typical fashion the plot rises and falls ending in a crescendo. Mi
...more
May 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
The Ropemaker (The Ropemaker, #1)
3.67
it was amazing
Meet Tilja, an unremarkable girl without a lick of magic in her, cannot sing to the cedars nor hear their voices. Yet the cedars say she must take a j ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
After Ever After (Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie, #2)
4.22
really liked it
Jeffrey Alper is past the five year mark since he had leukemia. That’s the benchmark that signals he’s cancer free and healthy. His best friend and fe ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
 
Muscles Make Us Move
4.00
really liked it
Learning the major muscles in the body does not have to be a chore any more. It can be a fun and enjoyable experience. “Muscles Make Us Move” supplies ...more
Aug 19, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
 
The Help
4.45
it was amazing
The Help written to show the era of the Civil Rights movement when black and white people had constricting societal boundaries about how they should a ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
Hurt Go Happy
4.24
it was amazing
Joey Willis, a deaf child, is isolated due to her inability to hear. Joey’s mother refuses to let her learn American Sign Language (ASL). So, she mus ...more
Jul 22, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
The Cricket Winter
3.75
liked it
The Cricket Winter is a quaint tale of a cricket that communicates with a boy through Morse code, and the story is an odd, yet imaginative tale of a c ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2015
 
The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3)
4.21
liked it
The final installment in the Darkest Powers Series Chloe and her three friends are at the safe house with Andrew, Simon and Derek’s father’s friend. T ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
Waiting for Normal
4.02
it was amazing
Twelve year old Addie is torn between covering for her mother, to avoid something awful happening, and getting help. The last time her mom left her an ...more
Jun 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1)
4.03
liked it
Girls that mature at a slower pace than their contemporaries will easily relate to Chloe who looks younger than her age. With the onset of her first p ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.86
it was amazing
Tally Youngblood lives in a futuristic society. She is dying to turn 16. At age 16, kids are turned into Pretties, live a carefree lifestyle and are n ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
Rhinestone Cowboy:: An Autobiography
3.52
liked it
A trek through Glen Campbell's life revealed things I didn't know. He doesn't stop short and gloss over the negative ray from the unflattering choices ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 07, 2012
 
Pretties (Uglies, #2)
3.86
really liked it
Tally Youngblood is back with her friend, Shay. They are in New Pretty town. Tally has forgotten about the boy she fell in love with named David in “T ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
A Mango-Shaped Space
4.22
really liked it
Mia, age 13 has a secret she has been keeping since 3rd grade. She decides to tell her parents, because she’s in danger of failing algebra. She sees n ...more
Jul 25, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
The Secret Hour (Midnighters, #1)
3.81
it was amazing
Jessica Day moved to boring nowhere Bixby, Oklahoma. Bixby is anything, but normal. When Jessica wakes up at midnight and discovers the world is froze ...more
May 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
Article V
3.95
it was ok
I listen to all of the books reviewed on Goodreads since 1998, because I am a legally blind quadriplegic. The National Library Service for the Blind a ...more
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 18, 2016
 
State of Successes
4.33
liked it

In State of Successes Matt and Jolene are joined by Guy at the library. The three play the electronic state game. The clues are dealt by the game. As
...more
Jan 2010
Jul 27, 2011
 
Stop That Pudding!
4.00
really liked it


Wouldn’t you eat a pudding cup if you had the opportunity to do so? Kevin disobeyed his mother and snuck outside to eat the treat. Before he knew what
...more
Jan 2010
Jul 26, 2011
 
Not in the Heart
4.17
liked it
http://amzn.to/2iV4ucQ What a moving book? I thoroughly enjoyed it. In short, I have liked all of Chris Fabry's books. So far I have read 3, but downl ...more
Jan 07, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
Trouble on Earthday
4.80
it was amazing
Shelby squirrel wins an Earth Day poster contest and puts all she’s learned to use. Her enthusiasm catches and the whole family discovers things they ...more
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
The Secret Magdalene
4.21
it was ok
I was disturbed. My evaluation of good historical fiction is dependent on whether or not it is historically accurate, but is enriched by supplying fic ...more
Mar 28, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
 
Beastly
3.84
liked it
Beastly by Flinn, Alex.
In Flinn’s rendition the background of how the “beast” became beastly is shared. The character is beautiful on the outside, but
...more
Jun 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
June Bug
4.00
really liked it
This is the third Chris Fabry and my favorite thus far. I will read it again, but probably only once more. Nine-year-old June Bug and her dad travel a ...more
Jan 07, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
State of Reservations
4.00
liked it
In State of Reservations Matt and Jolene take time to play a game. The two make a friendly bet. If Jolene wins, Matt will have to participate in warm ...more
Jan 2010
Jul 27, 2011
 
Call It Courage
3.71
liked it
Mufatu is a young boy in a Polynesian tribe. He lost his mother to the sea and has feared it since. The boys in the tribe tease and bully him for his ...more
not set
Jul 22, 2011
 
Touching Darkness (Midnighters, #2)
3.89
it was amazing
Jessica Day has discovered her talent, and the darklings are subdued by their fear of her. The Midnighters are digging up Bixby’s history to discover ...more
May 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
My Grandma's Kitchen Rules
4.00
really liked it
The double entendre in the title adds to the whimsy of My Grandma’s Kitchen Rules. A sweet tale of a grandmother and granddaughter bonding as the kitc ...more
Jan 2010
Jul 27, 2011
 
Sabotaged (The Missing, #3)
3.93
liked it

Andrea is Virginia Dare. Chip and Katherine and a dog, Dare, go to the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Haddix artfully spins a historical fiction story around
...more
Jun 2011
Jul 25, 2011
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