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Tuscan Rose by Belinda Alexandra
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The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan
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What a fabulous read,young heroes,knights and brave maidens,friendship,courage,loyalty all the best values for kids.
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
by John Boyne (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2009
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Holocaust reading aimed at primary aged children.Very well done.Great historical perspective seemed so real.
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Teacher Man by Frank McCourt
Teacher Man
by Frank McCourt
recommended for: teachers,training teachers
read in August, 2008
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Frank McCourt is a teacher after my own heart. With a similar love of teaching English I also understand how sensible it is to start where the students are at,not what the curriculum demands. The biggest triumphs in teaching for me are making the lin ...more
Sal Goeldner rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
Nineteen Minutes
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
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As a teacher and a mother of teenagers I thought it was something I should read and yes I like Jodi Picoult's stories for their entertainment value. I don't have to think hard. Her court room/detective work is interesting,career mother spoilt teenage ...more
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The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
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And I thought I would love this book because the character was an adventuresome male librarian ( I know there are some out there !!!)... huh...sorry but I wasn't thrilled with this offering. Boring.Had the potential but just failed to deliver. what w ...more
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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold
recommended to Sal Goeldner by: Book List
recommended for: teenage girls
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I tend to steer clear of the CSI NYPD type heavy crime shows on TV but I did find this book written from an interesting perspective.Yes I "enjoyed??" it and was glad that it emphasized people should trust their "gut instinct' - if you think a person ...more
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“Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.”
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“Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.”
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“O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.”
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“The reward of a thing well done is having done it.”
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“We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.”
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