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Sideways Stories from Wayside School
4.12
This is the only chapter book I've read to my class this year that has caused them to demand more chapters, beg for a quick chapter here and there thr ...more
not set
Mar 04, 2012
 
Under Wildwood (Wildwood Chronicles, #2)
3.90
THANK GOODNESS IT'S OVER!!!!!!!!!!!

I don't know why I kept reading. I normally take pride in giving up on a book I'm not enjoying. I am in charge of m
...more
Apr 03, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
 
Why We Broke Up
3.51
MMmmmmaira Kalman.

And also, Daniel Handler. But mostly Maira. I wish I could paint like her.

My first exposure to Daniel Handler was through his pen na
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Apr 23, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
 
Hatchet (Brian's Saga, #1)
3.64
I finally read it! When I was a librarian, I used to recommend it all the time and bullshit those kids into thinking I'd read and loved it. It was pre ...more
Aug 14, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
 
Wildwood (Wildwood Chronicles, #1)
3.61
So far so good. It reminds me of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland, which was my favorite 2011 read.
Apr 06, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
 
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom
3.89
This is another one I think about a lot. Today I saw some chipped ceramic animals tossed in the garbage. I thought, "No! Bradley Chalkers would take t ...more
not set
Mar 03, 2012
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.57
Full-On SPOILERS! Watch OUT!

Top 13 Hallows Happenings that I Loved...

13) Dudley says, "I don't think you're a waste of space."

12) Kreacher cleans the
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Mar 03, 2012
 
Guess What?
3.61
This is a throwback review from back when I had my dream job:


One of my duties as a librarian is to hold up the rights of academic freedom! Book bannin
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Mar 24, 2013
 
Lizette's Green Sock
3.63
This book got a rave review in Horn Book, or wherever I first heard about it, and I ran out and bought it without reading it. When I got home, I thoug ...more
May 20, 2012
May 20, 2012
 
Gluey: A Snail Tale
3.64
I bought it without cracking the cover. It was love at first sight. I love these two and their other collaborations (like Olive, the Other Reindeer an ...more
not set
Mar 07, 2012
 
George and Martha: The Complete Stories of Two Best Friends
4.16
They taught me to never say, "I told you so". Also, don't be vain, dancing is good, and you've got to be able to laugh at yourself. Probably most impo ...more
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Mar 03, 2012
 
The Vanishing Pumpkin
3.82
I love every single thing about this book. It's a classic for dePaola--before he was famous and I am enamored of the colors and compositions and I als ...more
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Mar 04, 2012
 
Bug Faces
3.90
Nonfiction for kids these days! It's awesome!

I read this to my math class the other day (though it is not a math book, per se) and after we marveled o
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Mar 09, 2012
 
Sluggy Slug
4.06
You think you can make Sluggy Slug go? Good luck, dumdum. I'll just be continuing to live my life while you waste yours. He's not going to budge until ...more
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Mar 03, 2012
 
Someday
3.70
Today I got all the Charlotte Zolotow books from my school library. This was the best one. It's so sweet. And Arnold Lobel's illustrations are lovely. ...more
May 06, 2013
May 06, 2013
 
Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry
4.38
There are a lot of poetry collections for babies/toddlers, but this is the best. The very best! Jane Yolen is one of the greatest geniuses of the worl ...more
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Jul 02, 2013
 
A Little Book of Sloth
4.31
Before I read this book, I was always unable to answer when people asked what my favorite book was. First place!
not set
Jul 02, 2013
 
Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot (Violet Mackerel, #1)
3.99
Lovely, simple and sweet. I have a bit of a crush on Vincent; I'll have to read more to make sure he sticks around.
not set
Apr 19, 2013
 
Lucky Breaks
3.73
This doesn't live up to the first. It reminded me of books I read in grade school, though, which was good.
May 16, 2012
May 16, 2012
 
Paper Towns
4.04
I don't believe in Margo Roth Spiegelman.
Aug 18, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
 
Who Could That Be at This Hour? (All The Wrong Questions, #1)
3.80
None
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Nov 17, 2012
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
None
Jul 2013
Jun 22, 2013
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
None
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Jul 01, 2013
 
Wildwood Imperium (Wildwood Chronicles, #3)
3.94
None
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Jan 11, 2013
 
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (Fairyland, #2)
4.17
None
Jan 06, 2013
Nov 17, 2012
 
Bubble Trouble
3.99
None
not set
Jul 02, 2013
 
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
4.18
None
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Jul 02, 2013
 
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel
3.97
None
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Nov 17, 2012
 
Liesl & Po
3.83
None
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Mar 10, 2012
 
Hazel's Amazing Mother
4.10
None
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Aug 29, 2013
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