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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
4.23
really liked it
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Feb 10, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
 
Empty Places
3.97
really liked it
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Jun 28, 2016
 
Vinnie's War
3.67
liked it
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Jul 09, 2015
 
On the Wings of Heroes
3.91
really liked it
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May 21, 2013
 
The Dragon's Boy
3.63
liked it
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Jul 15, 2010
 
One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, #1)
3.95
really liked it
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not set
May 11, 2012
 
The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures)
3.77
liked it
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Nov 23, 2011
 
Assassin (Lady Grace Mysteries, #1)
3.88
really liked it
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Mar 09, 2012
 
Someone Named Eva
4.19
liked it
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Jun 02, 2017
 
Moon Over Manifest
4.02
liked it
This is a 3.5. I thought it a little long and it rambled on longer than it should have. But it was compelling enough to keep going. The story is set i ...more
Jan 04, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
 
The Crowfield Demon (Crowfield Abbey, #2)
4.08
really liked it
Sequel to the Crowfield Curse. Not quite as good (the fate of most sequels) but still a chilling and compelling read for kids. Looks like there will b ...more
Sep 27, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
 
No Moon
3.64
liked it
Yet again a different take on the sinking of the Titanic. By a simple twist of fate a 14 year old nursery maid is taken along to look after the childr ...more
Dec 14, 2010
Dec 14, 2010
 
The Lions of Little Rock
4.22
really liked it
Good story set in Little Rock Arkansas during the turbulent years of integrating African American children into the public school system. The main cha ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2013
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
4.23
really liked it
What a wonderful, completely different kind of reading adventure. Loved the illustrations. Loved the historical aspect of this book - already knew abo ...more
Nov 10, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
Wolf Hollow
4.28
really liked it
Wonderful page turner that takes place in the US during the 1940's. Annabelle weaves the story about the brutal bullying tactics of a new resident in ...more
not set
Aug 05, 2016
 
Hawksmaid: The Untold Story of Robin Hood and Maid Marian
3.82
really liked it
Nice little historical fiction - Maid Marian as a child. Nice twist on this one, as she has been taught by her father to hunt with hawks, and is able ...more
Oct 09, 2010
Oct 09, 2010
 
Carolina Harmony
3.51
liked it
This started out with such promise. Orphaned child who is living with the elderly woman who raised her dad in the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1964. Wonder ...more
not set
Oct 15, 2010
 
Alchemy and Meggy Swann
3.57
really liked it
At first I was put off by the dialogue being written using "olde English" phrasing - harder to maintain the story thread as you are stumbling over unf ...more
Jun 10, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
 
The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall
3.99
liked it
Creepy little ghost story about an orphaned girl who is taken in by her great uncle in the remote English countryside, only to discover that her cousi ...more
not set
Mar 09, 2012
 
Road to Tater Hill
3.90
really liked it
Nice little story about a young girl whose dad is stationed overseas and whose mom has just lost her baby. Annie and her mom are staying with her gran ...more
not set
May 04, 2010
 
Turtle in Paradise
3.93
liked it
This was a 3.5. Cute story set during the depression of a young girl sent to live with relatives in Key West Florida. Florida's like nothing Turtle ha ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
 
Into That Forest
3.78
really liked it
Somewhat brutal, but compelling story of 2 young girls lost in the Tasmanian wilderness after a tragic accident, who become feral after being taken in ...more
not set
Mar 27, 2014
 
The Wonder of Charlie Anne
4.01
really liked it
After losing her mother, Charlie Anne is devastated when her father and brother head north to build roads after the depression hits. She and her sibs ...more
Dec 23, 2010
Dec 23, 2010
 
The Mighty Miss Malone
4.08
really liked it
Set during the Great Depression, this is the story of 12 year old Deza Malone and her family. Deza is the smartest student in class and her teachers f ...more
May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012
 
Revolution (The Sixties Trilogy, #2)
4.10
it was amazing
Part 2 of Wiles "Sixties" trilogy.
Countdown dealt with the Cuban Missile crisis and this one covers the "Freedom Summer" in Mississippi when young fre
...more
not set
Aug 28, 2014
 
The Marble Queen
3.69
really liked it
Freedom Jane McKenzie hates following rules, which usually lands her in trouble with her teachers, her mom, and everyone else. The one thing she is go ...more
Apr 16, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
 
Child of the Mountains
4.01
really liked it
Compelling read about a young girl growing up poor in 1953 in the Appalachian mountains of West Virginia. Her father is dead and her mother has been s ...more
not set
May 30, 2014
 
Rory's Promise
4.00
really liked it
Great little historical fiction about a feisty orphan and her little sister, their lives at the Sisters of Charity Foundling Hospital in New York and ...more
not set
Feb 17, 2015
 
The Shadow Hunt
3.76
really liked it
This one's almost more a YA title, just in terms of its darkness. Compelling story of a boy who runs away from the monastery where he has been beaten ...more
Jul 08, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
 
The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye
3.99
really liked it
"All a person needs in life is one true friend." For everyone who ever suffered the slings and arrows of bullying and being an outsider during their c ...more
Nov 25, 2010
Nov 25, 2010
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