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The Newlyweds
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by Nell Freudenberger (Goodreads Author)
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The City of Ember
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I've read this book before and am now listening to it on audio with my 8yo daughter. I think it is one those distinctive novels that is remembered year after year. It is so vividly evocative that I found no time to spot problems in the writing or th...more
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The Young People's Atlas of the World by Jon Richards
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Excellent atlas with just the right amount of info for studying the continents. Includes details to add interest and views of the globe from various angles - but is not visually cluttered like so many atlases.
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The Tutor's Daughter by Julie Klassen
The Tutor's Daughter
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Enjoyed the setting in Cornwall - the same as in Sense and Sensibility, and the information about shipwrecks. Not so fond of the "secret" revealed half way through, which felt too predictable.
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Blast Off to Earth! by Loreen Leedy
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The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
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The Man-Eating Tigers of Sundarbans by Sy Montgomery
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Fascinating description of the fact and fiction surrounding tigers, looking at why certain tigers (and only certain tigers) eat men.
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The Wolf Girls by Jane Yolen
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A very different type of book, which guides the reader through a sort of problem solving situation. There's no clear resolution, but I found the author's comments leaned against believing the Reverend's story. An interesting way to explore the idea o...more
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When I Met the Wolf Girls by Deborah Noyes
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Archie and the Pirates by Marc Rosenthal
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Cute and funny. The illustrations are pleasantly detailed without being overwhelming. Archie's fabulous tree house looks like the Swiss Family Robinson. My daughter really liked that page and the fake "monkey heads" in the silly finale.
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Coyote by Gerald McDermott
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