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The Race Underground by Doug Most
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Part of the One Train One Book program, this title gives lots of history and information about building the subway. Lots of famous people are mentioned (John Phillips Souza performs at one of the celebrations).
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84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
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What a fun little read! Published in 1970 this title is composed entirely of letters sent to and from Helene Hanff and Marks & Company, a bookstore in London in the late 1940s and 1950s. I learned so much from reading this (London still had ratio ...more
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And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman
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Invisible City by Julia Dahl
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Until Tuesday by Luis Carlos Montalván
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After enjoying the author's picture books, I started this book. I found it hard to get through; wanted to skip the tough war scenes and I'm just not interested enough in the story.. Spoiler alert...then I found out what the future holds for the autho ...more
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I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka
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When Caitlin writes a letter to a student in Zimbabwe, Martin is lucky enough to get the letter. This starts a friendship that changed both of their lives. This is a wonderful heartwarming story that tells how important kindness is. What a difference ...more
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The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff
The Orphan's Tale
by Pam Jenoff (Goodreads Author)
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Noa is 16 years old and has been kicked out of her parents' house. Astrid has lost her family and finds shelter with a different circus. The two meet and this book is told in alternating perspectives.
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The Memory Book by Lara Avery
The Memory Book
by Lara Avery (Goodreads Author)
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Sammie has big plans, but with a diagnosis of Niemann-Pick Type C, memory loss is in her future. She keeps a journal so that she can remember who she is.
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Just Getting Started by Tony  Bennett
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Fun read - Tony Bennett talks about so many famous people that he knows and all in a positive way! He shares wonderful stories and never says anything negative about anyone! Quick audiobook at 5 discs.
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1776 by David McCullough
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Very interesting book; I learned a lot about the Revolutionary War and was surprised by how much I don't know (why I was surprised since I hated history in school is anyone's guess). Audiobook read by the author. I found it interesting to learn that ...more
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