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The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis
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This was a very good historical fiction novel perfect for students in grades 2-4. It has a quick pace, relatable characters, and the setting was chosen very well to make it compelling. Recommended for kids who aren't quite ready for Gary Paulsen yet.
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Will in Scarlet by Matthew  Cody
Will in Scarlet
by Matthew Cody (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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This was a fine historical fiction novel that featured a (mostly) realistic portrayal of how Robin Hood, Will Scarlet, Little John, et. al. may have actually lived. The decision to focus on Will and his life was a good one, narrative-wise. A quibble: ...more
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The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
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"The President Has Been Shot!" by James L. Swanson
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Will in Scarlet by Matthew  Cody
Will in Scarlet
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This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy J. Cavanaugh
This Journal Belongs to Ratchet
by Nancy J. Cavanaugh (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Here's another realistic diary-format middle grade novel that has some intense feels built in. Luckily, despite its place on the Caudill list, it wasn't completely depressing and definitely ended on a happy note. Recommended for fans of Linda Urban, ...more
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The End of College by Kevin Carey
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Gave up on this one after about 100 pages. Not as engaging as I had hoped, and I have already read books that cover the same material Carey covers here.
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Lumberjanes #1 by Noelle Stevenson
Lumberjanes #1
by Noelle Stevenson
read in May, 2015
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This is an extremely odd roller coaster of a graphic novel. It had an original and fast-paced storyline, yet had some troubling gender-based representation issues that I wasn't a fan of. It's fine to have all female characters at a girls' camp, but w ...more
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Mr. Kiss and Tell by Rob Thomas
Mr. Kiss and Tell
by Rob Thomas
read in May, 2015
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Another fun but pretty gritty Veronica Mars mystery.
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The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our
“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

John Green
“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

Beverly Cleary
“She was not a slowpoke grownup. She was a girl who could not wait. Life was so interesting she had to find out what happened next.”
Beverly Cleary, Ramona the Pest

Neil Gaiman
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes...you're Doing Something.”
Neil Gaiman

Albert Einstein
“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”
Albert Einstein

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