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Brown Dog
4.06
Jim Harrison is one of my favorite all-time writers. Really looking forward to a new Brown Dog.
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Sep 24, 2013
 
558
A Tale for the Time Being
3.95
Mark as possible YA?/Alex Award?

This review is from ShelfAwareness 3/12/2013

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A Tale for the Time Being by R
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Mar 12, 2013
 
359
Penny and Her Song
3.77
Penny and Her Song
by Kevin Henkes


Shelf-Awareness starred review, Jennifer Brown:

"Kevin Henkes introduces a new mouse character named Penny for a spot-
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Feb 27, 2012
 
388
Martin on the Moon
3.18
Shelf Awareness Review

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Children's Review: Martin on the Moon
Martin on the Moon by Martine Audet, trans. by Sarah Quinn, illus. by Luc Melans
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Apr 18, 2012
 
446
Happy Little Yellow Box: A Pop-Up Book of Opposites
4.33
ShelfAwareness really liked this little book and gave it a starred review. I have not seen yet, but hope to:


The Happy Little Yellow Box: A Pop-Up Book
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Jul 31, 2012
 
472
After
4.36
I have "Now" in my stack of to-reads for next week, but saw the Bookwitch review of this today. The last (?) in this superb Holocaust series (Once, Th ...more
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Sep 21, 2012
 
205
The Wild Man
3.11

Horn Book notes:

After escaping the clutches of “Mother” at the close of Joe Rat, Joe turns to street-sweeping for a living in Mark Barratt’s The Wild
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Mar 09, 2011
 
201
The Truth Is Dead
3.65
http://bookwitch.wordpress.com/2011/0...

I find the most interesting things on the Bookwitch blog, which I read every morning. This sounds fascinating.
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Feb 23, 2011
 
560
The Girl of the Wish Garden: A Thumbelina Story
3.55
Kirkus star, besides which I love the Chagall-ish cover and so much want a break from minimalist illustrations. I used to love (and climb inside) comp ...more
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Mar 13, 2013
 
249
The Absolute Value of Mike
3.66
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Jun 03, 2011
 
141
Duck, Death And The Tulip
4.47
Recommended by Birgitt, my German translator. Wolf Erlbruch is apparently picture book celebrity in Germany. This looks to be for an older than PB aud ...more
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Nov 30, 2010
 
449
The Bonehill Curse
4.20
The Bookwitch says to get past the cover and the blurb, it's Mayhew's best book so far:

http://bookwitch.wordpress.com/2012/0...
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Aug 08, 2012
 
119
The Shining Company
3.81
2010 Phoenix Award Winner

http://www.childlitassn.org/documents...
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Sep 30, 2010
 
465
The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010
4.61
"What they call you is one thing.
What you answer to is something else."

One of my favorite poets and one of our best.
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Sep 11, 2012
 
276
Grandpa Green
4.11
My pal Ed Sullivan says this book is great.

http://www.teachingbooks.net/book_rea...
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Aug 18, 2011
 
531
North of Nowhere
3.88
http://bookwitch.wordpress.com/2013/0...

Time travel seems the latest craze.
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Jan 24, 2013
 
309
Big Little Brother
3.70
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Nov 09, 2011
 
8
Home (Gilead, #2)
3.92
I love Marilynne Robinson's books and bought this for myself for Christmas.
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Dec 17, 2008
 
240
Stupid Fast (Stupid Fast, #1)
3.86
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May 18, 2011
 
246
Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage
4.02
Reviewed in the Times today, this book by a former Sibert Honor winner, looks beautiful.
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Jun 02, 2011
 
108
Prisoner of the Inquisition
3.71
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Sep 12, 2010
 
650
The Accidental Time Traveller
3.62
Winner for younger readers (8-11), Scottish Children's Book Awards
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Mar 05, 2014
 
117
A Man Without Words
3.61
I heard this remarkable story on Radiolab: http://www.radiolab.org/2010/aug/09/
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Sep 26, 2010
 
323
The Haunting of Charity Delafield
3.98
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Dec 04, 2011
 
113
Storyteller
3.82
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Sep 20, 2010
 
482
Slated (Slated, #1)
4.05
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Oct 15, 2012
 
121
Nemesis
3.73
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Oct 10, 2010
 
470
An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales
4.39
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Sep 18, 2012
 
245
Flood and Fire (Raiders' Ransom, #2)
3.68
I really liked Raiders Ransome, so I'm looking forward to this one.
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Jun 01, 2011
 
203
Strings Attached
3.57
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Mar 02, 2011
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