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The Captives of Kaag
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Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
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A book about puppets. Not your usual read. I didn't really think about what I was going to get myself into with this book. I only really remembered reading the summary and coming away with puppets and a witc... " Read more of this review »
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Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
Splendors and Glooms
by Laura Amy Schlitz
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Laura Amy Schlitz's 2008 Newbery winner, Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, was not immediately greeted with as much popular acclaim as most books that earn the Newbery Medal. Perhaps it was the unusual length and style of t...more
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Josiah liked that Sweet's Family Bookshelves wants to read: I'm looking for cute and fun second grade books for a girl. She is really into ballet and horses. Things like Arthur also. I think we have read almost every Arthur book our library has and quite a few I've ordered. Thanks! Recommend a book to Sweet's »
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Hello, Shoes! by Joan W. Blos
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The little boy. No name, just "the little boy." But oh, does he have personality! The little boy owns several pairs of shoes, but the one he likes best happens to be the only pair he can't put on by himself, his sandal shoes. Boots and sneakers and...more
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Pouch! by David Ezra Stein
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The safest place in the world is Momma's pouch. I think everyone's natural instinct is to hop back to the pouch and curl up in safety inside when we feel scared or threatened, to return to a place we've known as safe since day one of our existence....more
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Pouch! by David Ezra Stein
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The Dirty Cowboy by Amy Timberlake
The Dirty Cowboy
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A cowboy alone out on the range, chasing down renegade longhorn cattle every day on his trusty mount, can get mighty dirty. Especially when he has no wife or family to regularly clean himself up for, operating in a solitary way on the wide open fron...more
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Patricia MacLachlan
“Sometimes you think you know more than you really do—people, events, things that are true and things that are not. Sometimes you think you know yourself. But then, surprise, it is someone else who shows you what is really there, like the truth a photograph shows.”
Patricia MacLachlan, White Fur Flying

Margarita Engle
“What more do I need?
I don't know how my book
will end.

All I know is that love
is not the modern invention
of rebellious young girls.

Love is ancient.
A legend.
The truth.”
Margarita Engle, The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist

Neal Shusterman
“(O)ne cannot let the event's of one's past murder one's future.”
Neal Shusterman, UnSouled

Adam Gidwitz
“But beware...For we go out into the wide, wild world, looking to change, looking to grow, looking for wisdom. But wisdom is hard to come by, and once achieved, it is very easily lost. Especially when one is leaving the wide, wild world—and returning to the place you once fled.”
Adam Gidwitz, In a Glass Grimmly

Margarita Engle
“I feel at home, choosing to live
inside my own imagination,
savage
and natural,
yet I also long to be honest
about my desire
to love
and be loved.

Am I an unearthly creature,
part vampire, part werewolf?

Or perhaps...
poetry is my beastly mind's
only curse.”
Margarita Engle, The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist

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