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The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, #1)
really liked it
Dec 31, 2013
Dec 22, 2013
The Underneath
it was ok
Feb 06, 2010
Oct 12, 2009
Gregor the Overlander (Underland Chronicles, #1)
really liked it
not set
Dec 29, 2011
The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5)
really liked it
UPDATED REVIEW: Aug 2015--I admit that this was one of my least favorite Narnia books for years, but after reading it again this summer and contemplat ...more
May 23, 2013
May 22, 2013
The Hittite Warrior
liked it
This book is great for understanding the various people groups of the ancient world--particularly in Palestine--and how they interacted. I thoroughly ...more
Dec 16, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
Stuart Little
really liked it
I only read bits and pieces of the story along with my ten-year-old at bedtime (she read on during the day). This is a fun and fanciful tale that most ...more
Jun 06, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
The Twenty-One Balloons
it was ok
I can't honestly say I read ALL of this book. I read bits here and there while my fourth grade daughter was reading it for school. It was imaginative, ...more
May 2013
Jun 02, 2013
Listening for Lions
really liked it
What a refreshing read!

The story follows Rachel, daughter of missionary parents who run a hospital in Africa. Her life is simple and fulfilling until
Dec 14, 2009
Oct 06, 2009
really liked it
While it's a typical "identity crisis" mystery/story (11 year old Sam discovers a newspaper clipping that suggests he was lost as a child and had a di ...more
May 10, 2010
May 06, 2010
Rickshaw Girl
really liked it
In a culture where mothers sigh, "If only one of our girls had been a boy!" because females are traditionally limited to housework, Naima finds a way ...more
not set
Dec 17, 2009
The Phantom Tollbooth
it was ok
The first chapter grabbed my attention:

"There once was a boy named Milo who didn't know what to do with himself--not just sometimes, but always. When
Jul 07, 2010
Jun 30, 2010
The Railway Children
it was amazing
A simple but lovely tale about making the best of a bad situation.

Peter, Bobbie (short for Roberta) and Phyllis are forced to leave their home and mo
Jun 09, 2013
May 13, 2013