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A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano
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This is quite poignant! Parents will get the symbolism, and kids will enjoy the adventure. We've all wondered "who lives in that house?" This book addresses that curiosity with a lilting, catchy rhyme kids will enjoy. This is another great story time ...more
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A House Is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman
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Very very fun! The rhyme is great and will have kids singing along. The illustrations are very cute and very detailed. Kids will enjoy finding all the items in each picture. Its got a great message, and parents can get a lot out of this as well. This ...more
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Die for Me by Amy Plum
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I quite liked this one! I read it as part of YALSA's Popular Paperbacks committee, so was unable to do a review at the time. The fact that the story sticks with me is a plus! This is a good romantic, supernatural suspense story, and I think teens who ...more
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The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster
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VERY sweet story! I love the illustrations - its a Caldecott winner and I can see why! The illustrations are in the more modern, "messy" style, but I love the life and action it gives to the story. Juster's words are wonderful, and paint the picture ...more
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Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi
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1,000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich
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Thank you to Netgalley and Workman Publishing Company for early access to this title.

This is quite a book! While I didn't agree with every choice (really?? No "Handmaid's Tale"??) I was fascinated by the books that were included. Many, I hadn't heard
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