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Peeling the Onion
3.65
really liked it
Author: Wendy Orr
Title: Peeling the Onion
Genre: search for self novel
Publication Info: Bantam Doubleday. New York. 1996.
Recommended Age: 13 and up

Plot
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Oct 20, 2005
Mar 20, 2008
 
Daddy-Long-Legs (Daddy-Long-Legs, #1)
4.09
really liked it
I remembered liking this book as a young girl, and found it just as charming the second time around. Favorite lines:
1. "It's much more entertaining to
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Oct 04, 2010
not set
Oct 04, 2010
 
Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
4.00
really liked it
This book contains short, candid biographies of 19 famous authors. Favorite lines:
1. "First one has to endure terrible adversity," [Hans Christian And
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Sep 13, 2013
Sep 13, 2013
 
Hero
3.97
it was amazing
Author: S.L. Rottman
Title: Hero
Genre: dysfunctional teen, animal
Publication Info: Puffin Books. New York. 1997.
Recommended Age: 12 and up

Plot Summary:
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Dec 22, 2005
Mar 18, 2008
 
Blue Skin of the Sea
3.73
really liked it
Author: Graham Salisbury
Title: Blue Skin of the Sea
Genre: coming of age novel
Publication Info: Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, New York
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Sep 10, 2005
Mar 20, 2008
 
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
3.62
it was amazing
Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Title: When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Genre: coming-of-age novel
Publication Info: Dell Laurel-Leaf. New York. 1999.
Recomm
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Oct 28, 2005
Mar 20, 2008
 
Kira-Kira
3.91
really liked it
Author: Cynthia Kadohata
Title: Kira-Kira
Genre: terminal illness, Japanese American family
Publication Info: Atheneum Books for Young Readers. New York.
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Nov 28, 2005
Mar 19, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.47
really liked it
Favorite lines:
1. "Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike."
2. "You start thinking anything's possible if you've got
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Mar 19, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
 
Shipwrecked!: The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy
3.90
really liked it
A fascinating account of Manjiro, a poor Japanese fisherman who was marooned on an island for 6 months and then saved by an American whaling ship. He ...more
Sep 10, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.62
it was amazing
Favorite lines:
1. "What's the difference?"
"Only the difference between truth and lies, courage and cowardice" (593).
2. "Perhaps those who are best sui
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Apr 03, 2009
Apr 03, 2009
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