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Among the Missing by Dan Chaon
Among the Missing
by Dan Chaon (Goodreads Author)
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Outstanding and moving short story collection. Subtle, emotionally charged, true.
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The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Impossible Knife of Memory
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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A sensitive novel about a young girl struggling to help her father who is a recent veteran suffering from PTSD. Grief, responsibility, romance, friendship, trust, are some of the issues this book helps readers face. A good choice for students looking ...more
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We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen
We Are All Made of Molecules
by Susin Nielsen (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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A very fine novel that I look forward to sharing with colleagues and students. What's amazing about this book is that so many issues are explored in a natural, humorous, engaging, and moving narrative: bullying, homophobia, sexual harassment, parents ...more
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow by Albert Marrin
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A very fine history of the Civil War with a focus on the intriguing and controversial John Brown. The author makes the historical figures come alive with all their complexities. History in a manageable and engaging format.
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Making Thinking Visible by Ron Ritchhart
Making Thinking Visible
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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs
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A powerful biography of a remarkable young man who grew up in fierce poverty but through his mother's sacrifice and his own promise and hard work he earned scholarships to private schools and eventually Yale University. As the title indicates, his li ...more
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Hemming the Water by Yona Harvey
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HennaMan by Derrick I.M. Gilbert
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Mary recommended Redeployment to Eric
Redeployment by Phil Klay
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Woody Allen
“Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.”
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“My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.”
Woody Allen

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bernard M. Baruch
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
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Albert Einstein
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
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2011 Reading Challenge
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Mary has completed her goal of reading 75 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
 
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