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Adam Bede by George Eliot
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
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Charles and Emma by Deborah Heiligman
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An interesting, well-written and informative biography.
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The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley
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This was an interesting, quality book that didn't point fingers or regurgitate old rhetoric. The students used as examples were articulate and interesting, Ripley knitted pertinent research seamlessly into the narratives, and the suggestions given we...more
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Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Stolen into Slavery by Judith Bloom Fradin
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Now I need to read the real book.
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California by Kevin Starr
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i will try again later.
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The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley
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Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
Where Things Come Back
by John Corey Whaley
read in August, 2014
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This was an uneven book- there were great parts, and Whaley almost pulls together the different strands and storylines. But the ending left me with too many questions- such as "Did it really happen or not?" I realize that life is uncertain and unpr...more
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“Small wonder our national spirit is husk empty. We have more information but less knowledge. More communication but less community. More goods but less goodwill. More of virtually everything save that which the human spirit requires. So distracted have we become sating this new need or that material appetite, we hardly noticed the departure of happiness”
Randall Robinson, The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
Jorge Luis Borges

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2012 Reading Challenge
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Melissa has completed her goal of reading 30 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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2013 Reading Challenge
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Melissa has completed her goal of reading 35 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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