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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Pure torture, honestly. It's not the longest classic novel, but I think it could have been pared down to a short story. I hated how Hawthorne rambles on, and I hated how he kept slapping us with symbols in the face. "What is the big A in the sky anyw ...more
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The Warden's Daughter by Jerry Spinelli
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I really liked it at the beginning. It was full of funny and full of charm. But then Spinelli had to go and make it sad. I'd only recommend this to kids around 5th grade-middle school who want "a sad book." (We get those book requests more than you'd ...more
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Snow White by Matt Phelan
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The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines
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A must read for fans of Fixer Upper
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Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
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The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White
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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona Carnarvon
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I am missing Downton Abbey, so I picked up this book to get a little fix. Lady Almina and her husband were both extraordinary people, and their stories are fascinating.
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How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm by Mei-Ling Hopgood
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I would recommend this book to anyone who works with young families. It is important that we understand that just because people in our culture tend to raise children in a certain way, other people's methods are not necessarily "wrong." As the author ...more
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Salt by Helen Frost
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I am grateful to Helen Frost for writing a story based on Indiana history - there aren't many books out there that cover that subject. It was also interesting that Frost shaped her poems like the American flag and Miami ribbon work. This book is at a ...more
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