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The Akhenaten Adventure by P.B. Kerr
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Grandma Gatewood's Walk by Ben Montgomery
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Inspiring and surprising story about Emma Gatewood, a 67 year old woman who walked the Appalachian Trail by herself in 1957 with nothing but a few dollars and a sack slung over her shoulder. From a different time, when a woman would survive bearing 1 ...more
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Unstoppable by Tim Green
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Not what I was expecting, because I only looked at the cover. A story about overcoming. Really, that’s all Harrison (a middle school kid in foster care) had the option to do, unless he gave up and laid down and died. Just when you think he might get ...more
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Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
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I read this book in one sitting, about Abilene, a 12 year old girl who hoboed with her father during the Great Depression until one day he gets worried and sends her to his old town to stay with an old friend for the summer. Feeling lonely and abando ...more
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Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
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I read this book in one sitting, about Abilene, a 12 year old girl who hoboed with her father during the Great Depression until one day he gets worried and sends her to his old town to stay with an old friend for the summer. Feeling lonely and abando ...more
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There Are No Bears in This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach
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3.5 stars for this film-noir-esque picture book starring Muffin the cat and two night time visitors to the bakery. I’ll try this one with my 1st graders maybe, but I’ll have to read it in a dramatic crime solving voice. I’m not sure the jokes will tr ...more
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When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
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I hadn’t read this Newbery Award summer until now and couldn’t put it down. I thought it was realistic fiction right up to the end where it took a sci-fi twist that bowled me over. So, so good. 6th grader Miranda lives in a tiny apartment with her si ...more
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We're Not from Here by Geoff Rodkey
We're Not from Here
by Geoff Rodkey (Goodreads Author)
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Sci-fi is not my jam, but I can’t help but recommend this one to my 4th grade and up friends because it’s so exciting and unique. Lan’s family has been elected as emissaries from the tiny group of Earth’s survivors (post apocalypse) to beg for sanctu ...more
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Raising a Reader by Jennie Nash
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Nothing wrong with this book, but it’s older. Anyone interested in the topic had probably already heard this advice which mainly boils down to letting kids choose their own reading material. Not bad, not hugely helpful.
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