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Spinning-Wheel Stories by Louisa May Alcott
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Spinning-Wheel Stories is a collection of short stories. I liked some aspects of the stories and disliked others. I felt like some of the themes were very forward-thinking considering when the stories were written. Many of the female characters have ...more
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane is a story about a china rabbit and his journey from owner to owner as he starts to understand love. Even though this book is maybe geared toward younger grades, I could see seventh graders really enjoying the ...more
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The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Tale of Despereaux
by Kate DiCamillo (Goodreads Author)
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Looking for Alaska by John Green
"Book Review...down there somewhere

Caution : This book review was ridiculously self-absorbed and will not be entirely wholesome (R-16 will do).

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Looking for Alaska by John Green
Looking for Alaska
by John Green (Goodreads Author)
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Looking for Alaska is about Miles "Pudge" who attends a boarding school in Alabama and his experiences while there. I'm still not sure what I think about this novel and still am not sure how many stars to give it. I thought there were several wonderf ...more
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The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
The Book of Lost Things
by John Connolly (Goodreads Author)
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The Book of Lost Things is a fictional novel about David, who travels into a magical land during World War II. I liked this book because I really enjoy novels that use elements of classic fairy tales. I also liked the element of distortion of those f ...more
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Bloomability by Sharon Creech
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Bloomability is a young adult fictional novel about Dinnie and her experiences when she goes to a boarding school in Switzerland where her uncle works. I think this novel is both entertaining and enlightening at the same time. I can see many middle s ...more
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Whirligig by Paul Fleischman
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Whirligig is a young adult fictional novel about seventeen-year-old Brent Bishop. Brent builds Whirligigs and sets them up across America in order to atone for an incident that he caused. I thought the book was enjoyable and quick paced. The thing I ...more
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The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean
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The White Darkness is about fourteen-year-old Sym's journey to Antarctica and the crazy things that happen while she is there. I'm between giving this book a 4 and a 5 star rating. It is an intense work that kept me reading (not slow paced despite ho ...more
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