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Diamond Ruby
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Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah
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The story of Adeline's childhood was quite heartbreaking in places, but hers is not a story of horrible hardship. I've read so many other stories that would rank much higher on the "rough childhood" scale. The writing was somewhat simplistic, but it...more
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Diamond Ruby by Joseph Wallace
Diamond Ruby
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
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This was an interesting read, because we have the narrative of an actual slave on the American south. Mr. Douglass was born into slavery and later escaped to the North, where he raised a family. It was so sad to read an actual account of someone who...more
"Originally, I planned to use my 5 minutes in front of the school board to explain the issue. But now, since people from Seattle to New York know exactly what I'm talking about, I'm digging a little deeper. This is what I plan on saying tomorrow ni..." Read more of this blog post »
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The Republic of Imagination by Azar Nafisi
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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins
"I've been wanting to read this for ever (it seems), as the Cary Grant movie based on the book is one of my favorite black and white "oldie-goldies".

What a letdown the book was. Not even a fraction as funny, charming and endearing as the movie. The..." Read more of this review »
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
Walk Two Moons
by Sharon Creech
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Hunt for Jade Dragon by Richard Paul Evans
"Like the other books, the writing isn't all that great. It's a fun story and my kids really like it. I was surprised how much action wasn't in it.

Someone REALLY needs to get the editor or author a thesaurus with the synonyms for "said" bookmarked..." Read more of this review »
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Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah
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Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
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First of all, I would like to give the author top marks for cleaning up this installment of the peculiar children. It really made the story so much more enjoyable. The literary technique used in this novel is very fascinating. I kept trying to decide...more
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“True leaders understand that leadership is not about them but about those they serve. It is not about exalting themselves but about lifting others up.”
Sheri L. Dew, Saying It Like It Is

Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
Mark Twain

Abraham Lincoln
“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”
Abraham Lincoln

Alexander Pope
“Vice is a monster of so frightful mien
As to be hated needs but to be seen;
Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face,
We first endure, then pity, then embrace.”
Alexander Pope

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.”
Bernard M. Baruch

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