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The Freedom Maze
3.85
really liked it
Set in the 1960s, Sophie's parents have divorced, her southern mother forced to work (gasp!), and Sophie is carted off to the ancestral family home fo ...more
May 31, 2012
May 25, 2012
 
Samurai Shortstop
3.90
really liked it
I would label this as lower-end YA, or upper middle grades.

A solid historical fiction selection that would appeal to boys who like baseball, ninjas, o
...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jul 01, 2011
 
All the Broken Pieces
3.98
really liked it
Fabulous book about love, healing, and adoption in a post-Vietnam war era setting.
Jan 14, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Dead End in Norvelt
3.72
it was ok
Won the 2012 Newbery Medal. I didn't dislike it. I just thought it was meh.
Feb 10, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Catherine, Called Birdy
3.70
it was amazing
I love this hysterically funny book!
Jan 24, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Bloody Jack (Bloody Jack, #1)
4.11
it was amazing
I adore this book. Bloody Jack (aka Mary Faber) has to disguise herself as a ship's boy to survive. But she also has another secret. She likes a boy o ...more
Jan 19, 2008
Jan 05, 2010
 
Elijah of Buxton
3.91
liked it
The language in the first few chapters is hard to get through, but give it a chance. The story is a true one of a settlement of freed slaves in Canada ...more
Jul 31, 2009
Jan 04, 2010
 
Out of the Dust
3.74
liked it
None
Mar 23, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Song of the Sparrow
4.05
liked it
None
Dec 23, 2007
Jan 05, 2010
 
The Book Thief
4.36
really liked it
None
Sep 2007
Jan 05, 2010
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