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Gail rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Throw Out Fifty Things by Gail Blanke
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Reading Throwing Out Fifty Things was yet another search for insight on my clutter. Having tossed three file cabinet drawers full of stuff makes my very proud BUT according to Blake this would count as ONE thing. You get the drift: getting rid of FIF...more
Gail rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama
The Samurai's Garden
by Gail Tsukiyama
read in August, 2009
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Samuarai's Garden has been sitting on my to-read shelf for a long time. Why did I wait so long? This book has so much going on: historical (WW II in Japan and China), nature (even non-gardeners like me enjoyed learning about Asian gardens), love ( wi...more
Gail rated a book 4 of 5 stars
My Brother's Keeper by Patricia McCormick
My Brother's Keeper
by Patricia McCormick
read in August, 2009
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Patrica McCormick's Cut is a real favorite with my middle school students. Edgy but not over the top. In My Brother's Keeper, the main character is contending with a high school brother turning druggie, a younger brother who adores him, a single mom...more
Gail rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Model Wife by Julia Llewellyn
The Model Wife
by Julia Llewellyn
read in July, 2009
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This book came from the swap shelf in a Brussels hotel and absolutely was the perfect book for an 8 hour plane ride. The model of the title is a young waitress/model who ends up marrying a married newscaster after she becomes pregnant. How original i...more
Gail rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Dangerous Waters by John S. Burnett
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Frankenstein by Ken Barr
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Since my school will become a prek-8 in the fall (it is now 5-8), I have been expanding my reading adventures. This 94 page adaptation of Frankenstein actually made me think about reading the original and filling in all the details. As for its audien...more
Gail rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Just Wacky by Andy Griffiths
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Just Wacky, a collection of stories about band-aids that have been in place for months, a dog eating the kid's flying saucer project, a balloon trip and other tale of woe, actually had me laughing out loud. Andy Griffith really has in hand on the pul...more
Gail rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Finding Nouf by Zoë Ferraris
Finding Nouf (Nayir Sharqi & Katya Hijazi #1)
by Zoë Ferraris (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2009
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Another Alex Award book. Let's go to Saudi Arabia in this mystery about the disappearance and death of a wealthy girl. Less mystery and more insight into the incredibly restrictive life of women today.
Gail is on page 248 of 305 of Finding Nouf
Finding Nouf
Finding Nouf (Nayir Sharqi & Katya Hijazi #1)
by Zoë Ferraris (Goodreads Author)
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