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The Life She Was Given
3.95
it was ok
**spoiler alert** This was not a badly written book, it was just not for me. i couldn't get into the 1950's part of the story at all. i was much more ...more
May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017
 
Behind the Masks: The Diary of Angeline Reddy, Bodie, California, 1880 (Dear America)
3.62
really liked it
PATRON, Susan. Dear America: Behind the Masks. 298p. Scholastic. Jan 2012. ISBN: 978-0-545-30437-5. $12.99. F.

Gr 5-8
In the Diary of Angeline Reddy fro
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Oct 25, 2011
Nov 02, 2011
 
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
there aren't words for how much i loved this book. i picked it up because my grandmother was in the navy in WWII and trained fighter pilots. i finishe ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
 
Sway
3.86
it was amazing
4-6 grade
when cass finds out her mom is leaving, cass's dad takes her on an adventure in an attempt to bring cass's hero worship from her rescue/adve
...more
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
Resonance
4.08
really liked it
The earth's magnetic field is reversing. In little pockets of geography, north is south and south is north. Unfortunately, this is affecting the anima ...more
Sep 18, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
 
Secret Origins (Story Thieves #3)
4.36
really liked it
Gr -4-6
Bethany, who is half fictional, and her regular friend Owen have sworn not to go into the fictional world any more. It is dangerous and the evi
...more
Feb 10, 2017
Feb 10, 2017
 
Lizard World
3.98
it was amazing
very odd book with amazingly grotesque characters. i wouldn't have liked it at all except that it is exceedingly funny.
Nov 2012
Sep 09, 2012
 
Waiting for Augusta
4.00
it was amazing
Gr - 7-8
11 year old Ben Putter’s dad died last month and his ashes are sitting in the kitchen. Ever since then, Ben feels like he’s too big for his sk
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Jan 25, 2016
Jan 25, 2016
 
The Accidental Keyhand (The Ninja Librarians #1)
3.64
really liked it
dorrie and her brother marcus are accidentally transported through their local library into a magical library of libraries. here, lybrarians are train ...more
Mar 23, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
 
Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery
3.17
it was amazing
i thoroughly enjoyed this camped up rendition of a classic 'who done it'. i was not entirely surprised by the culprit, but i loved getting to him. i a ...more
Apr 12, 2017
Apr 06, 2017
 
Automatic Woman
3.70
it was amazing
i thoroughly enjoyed the premise of this book. i am a fan of steam-punk storylines and using historical figures in fiction. this book centers around a ...more
Mar 05, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
 
Rescue
3.38
liked it
Gr - 4-6
12yo Joni lives on a sheep farm with her family and her spirited horse, Archie. Joni’s family lives a simple life, shearing sheep, making chee
...more
Feb 2018
Feb 01, 2018
 
A Nearer Moon
3.71
it was amazing

Gr. 5-9
Luna lives in a swamp. It didn’t used to be a swamp. Back in Granny Tu’s time, it was a lovely flowing river, filled with sprites and fairies a
...more
May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015
 
Cartboy and the Time Capsule
3.67
it was ok
CAMPBELL, L.A.. Cartboy and the Time Capsule. 204 p. Starscape. Apr 2013. ISBN: 978-0-7653-3317-9. $12.99. F.

Gr 5-7
Hal just wants what every sixth gra
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Mar 02, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
 
Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
3.89
really liked it
LaPlante, Eve. Marmee & Luisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother. Unabridged. 12 CDs. 14.5 Hours. Tantor. 2013. ISBN: 978-1-452 ...more
May 2013
May 01, 2013
 
Call Me Oklahoma!
3.52
really liked it
GLASSMAN, Miriam. Call Me Oklahoma!. 123 p. Holiday House. Mar 2013. ISBN: 978-0-8234-2742-0. $16.95. F.

Gr 2-4
When Paige Turner announces to her famil
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Jan 04, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
 
Dive In! (Pool Girls, #1)
3.80
liked it
WATERS, Cassie. Pool Girls: Dive In!. 155p. Simon and Schuster Kids. May 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4424-4144-6. $5.99. F.

Gr 5-7
Grace Davis is trying to figure
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Mar 16, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
 
Hand Me Down
3.60
it was amazing
THORNE, Melanie. Hand Me Down. unabridged. 8 CDs. 9 Hours. Recorded Books. 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4640-3661-3 $34.99. NF

When Liz’s mom moves her into her a
...more
Jun 28, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
 
Showoff (Swindle, #4)
4.17
really liked it
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KORMAN, Gordan. Showoff. 248p. Scholastic. Jan 2012. ISBN: 978-0-545-32059-7. $16.99. F.

Gr 5-7
Luthor is in the brig for disrupting a dog
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Jan 28, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
 
Tj Trapper, Bully Zapper
4.50
it was amazing
MULLARKEY, Lisa. TJ Trapper Bully Zapper. 80p. Magic Wagon. October 2012. ISBN: 978-1-61641-907-3. $18.95. F.

Gr - 3-5
TJ Trapper learns how to deal wit
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Oct 23, 2012
Mar 18, 2013
 
Grisly Tales from Tumblewater
3.47
really liked it
Gr 7-9
15 yo orphan Daniel Dory has been sent into the world to make his way. He arrives in Tumblewater, the city where it never stops raining to atten
...more
Dec 10, 2013
Jan 01, 2014
 
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
3.77
it was amazing
fantastic story. imagine being cryogenicly frozen and waking up in the ship only to find out that you're stuck in space on that ship for the rest of y ...more
Jan 26, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Ship's Cat Doris
3.46
really liked it
SIMMONS, Jane. Ships Cat Doris. 164p. Orchard Books. June 2012. ISBN: 9781408308967. $8.99. F.

Gr 3-5
When Doris is adopted by Cap and Bosun as the new
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Jun 12, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
Chase Against Time
3.33
it was ok
REIFMAN, Steve. Chase Against Time: Chase Manning Mystery #1. 140p. Brown Books. March 2012. ISBN: 978-1-61254-031-3. $12.99. F.

Gr 3-5
Chase Manning is
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Jun 08, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
Wonder (Wonder, #1)
4.45
it was amazing
this is probably going to be the 'feel good' book of the year. auggie's journey from a sheltered, unsocialized, homeschooler to the hero of the school ...more
Mar 04, 2012
Mar 08, 2012
 
Andi Unexpected (Andi Boggs, #1)
4.05
really liked it
FLOWER, Amanda. Andi Unexpected. 218p. ZonderKids. September 2013. ISBN:978-0-310-73701-8. $10.99. F.

Gr 4-6
12 yo science loving, Andora ‘Andi’ Boggs a
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Nov 05, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
 
The Man from Saigon
3.49
really liked it
i had to come back to this book, again and again, i kept needing breaks from reading it. it is almost as heavy and thick and cloying as the jungle it ...more
Apr 08, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
 
The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits: Depression and Wartime Fashions from the 1930s to the 1950s
3.64
really liked it
a fun book with every fashionable style of the WWs. i loved the back ground on why they would use more and less fabric at certain times and how women ...more
Dec 09, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
 
Hyde
3.44
liked it
Hyde, brutish and frightening; the monster we all know, or the misunderstood victim? At the end of his life, holding the confessions of Dr. Jekyll, Hy ...more
Sep 17, 2014
Sep 17, 2014
 
Higgins Hole
3.81
liked it
BOREEN, Kevin. Higgins Hole. 224p. Charlesbridge. Feb 2012. ISBN: 978-1-57091-641-0. $16.95. F.

Gr 4-6
Petronius the Seahorse is one of the Named fish a
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Dec 03, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
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