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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream. Written by Tanya Lee Stone.

Stone, Tanya Lee. Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream. Candlewick Press: Somerville, MA, 2009. ISBN 978-0-763-63611-1

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The iconic “space race” of the 1960s defined the ceaselessness of the human spirit and insatiability of mankind’s curiosity.   739 more words

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Book review: The Only Way

Book Title: The Only Way
Author: Jamie Sullivan

“People were cheering for you back there, every time you landed a punch on that guy. And do you know why? 62 more words

Strong Female Lead

Singer, Marilyn. Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse. Illus. by Josee Masse. Penguin Group (USA) Inc.: 2010. ISBN: 0-525-47901-79

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In Marilyn Singer’s Cybil Award-winning Mirror Mirror, a new type of poetry proudly flaunts its clever take on traditional tales. 955 more words

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Book Review: Follow the White Rabbit (Beautiful Madness #1)

Book Title: Follow the White Rabbit (Beautiful Madness #1) 
Author: Kellie Sheridan

“In the 150 years since Alice’s visit, the realm has become tainted—almost normal. Rabbits in waistcoats and playing card minions are little more than creatures of myth, and Wonderland is literally falling to pieces.” 41 more words

Fairy Tale

This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness. Written by Joyce Sidman. Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski.

Sidman, Joyce. This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness. Illus. by Pamela Zagarenski. Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, 2007. ISBN: 0-618-61680-2

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