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December 2016
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text: Very Christmas
by Simone Mets cover illustration Jana Pivkova age range: 5 years old and up What a wonderful Christmas Story! This is t...
December 2016
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text: I am a lot of sometimes
A growing-up story of identity. by Jack Guinan illustrated by Lars Rudebjer age range: 3 to 5 years old Red Chair Press W...
I'm a Lot of Sometimes: A Growing-up Story of Identity - Jack Guinan, Lars Rudebjer
December 2016
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I read 17 books in November. A lot of short books; some dense, some not so much. Here's what shocked me though: 9 of those...
text: The art of the possible
An everyday guide to politics. by Edward Keenan art by Julie McLaughlin age range: 10 to 14 years old Owlkids You are a pol...
The Art of the Possible: An Everyday Guide to Politics - Edward Keenan, Julie McLaughlin
November 2016
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This was my first experience reading anything by Atwood and, as I often do, I went into the story without knowing anything ab...
text: Agnes and Clarabelle
by Adele Griffin and Courtney Sheinmel illustrations by Sara Palacios age range: 5 to 7 years old Bloomsbury Agnes and Clar...
Agnes and Clarabelle - Adele Griffin, Courtney Sheinmel, Sara Palacios
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Snow Globes: ReadsBells: Activities Task the First: The Winter Wonderland: - Reading: A book that is set in a snowy place...
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THE VANISHING VALAZQUEZ by Laura Cumming John Snare purchases a portrait of Prince Charles with the suspicion that the art...
November 2016
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The Star of New Mexico continues where Broken Paper Hearts ended (it would have probably been better had the two stories been...
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THE OTHER EINSTEIN by Marie Benedict Mitza Maric was an anomaly in her hometown. She was a young woman with a handicap th...
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This was an awesome read! It started out kinda slow, but things started picking up and suddenly, I was at the point where I c...
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‘Oh my word.' What a confused book. A Town Like Alice has been such an intriguing read. The writing had an easy flow to it a...
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I've written a separate review post for this, but my pick for this task was A Town Called Alice. The task: - Read a boo...
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Hilary Craven has lost everything that is dear to her and cannot contemplate life any longer. As she sets out to act on her d...
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We celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday with some friends who spent enough years in the USA to want to continue the tradition he...




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