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If you put me on a track that encircled a football field, I could easily bust out a crowd-pleasing cheer and have a blast doing it. But you wouldn’t expect me to make eye contact with you in the hallway, because I would hate to disrupt your ...more

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Superluminous by Ian De Haes
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Gorgeous illustrations and beautiful story! Will resonate with several age levels - easily understandable by younger readers, but a deeper meaning for older readers. Will be purchasing for the library and for gifts!
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Weird but Normal by Mia Mercado
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Sugar Hill by Carole Boston Weatherford
"You got Zora Neale Hurston (or maybe Lena Horne) in a white turban winking at me from the cover of your book? SOLD, Carole Boston Weatherford.

Then you offer me a swingy, spare poem and expressive, simple watercolors? Yes ma'am. Sign me up." Read more of this review »
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Go with the Flow
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So well written for my students' age group - the way the authors handled so many aspects of menstruation candidly and reassuringly will be perfect for my junior high girls. They are also obsessed with graphic novels right now, so this is a definite ...more
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Roald Dahl
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
Roald Dahl

Haven Kimmel
“Mother always said she was a size 7 woman she kept wrapped in fat to prevent bruising.”
Haven Kimmel

Oscar Wilde
“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

Shel Silverstein
“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
Shel Silverstein

Anna Quindlen
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life

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