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Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
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Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
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I love, love, love this book! The illustrations are perfect for the story and the story is so sweet and funny and simple.

The more we read this one aloud the more I love it - and so does my son. The simple black and white pictures and simple story ar...more
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Salt and Truth by Shelby Lee Adams
Salt and Truth
by Shelby Lee Adams
read in June, 2014
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I am drawn to art books, usually about paintings, but Shelby Lee Adams is a photographer and one of my favorite artists. Like other Shelby Lee Adams books, this was beautiful and insightful. However, I guess this is probably my least favorite of his...more
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House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
House of Leaves
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I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like by Todd Snider
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My Story by Elizabeth  Smart
" I remember being so captivated by the news when this story broke that she was found, so I was drawn to reading her side of the story.

As I read, I found myself horrified at the thought of her abduction from her bed, next to her sister, in her hous... " Read more of this review »
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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Dark Places
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Retarded Girl Raised in Dog Pen by Lauren Leigh
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Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
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The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
" Another of my childhood classics completed with my little man. "
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Willa Cather
“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.”
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“Where there is great love, there are always miracles.”
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Carl Sandburg
“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.”
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Garrison Keillor
“Librarians, Dusty, possess a vast store of politeness. These are people who get asked regularly the dumbest questions on God's green earth. These people tolerate every kind of crank and eccentric and mouth breather there is.”
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John Lubbock
“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”
John Lubbock, The Use Of Life

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