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When Duncan Looked Out Of His Window

When Duncan looked out of his window

When Duncan got up that rainy Sunday morning, he secretly wished that he had somebody to keep his secret wishes from. 494 more words


Kingdom Lights by Steven VS

The Kingdom Lights felt very much like a book in search of a more serious pedigree in a sea of fairly simplistic middle grade reads. But while not terribly written, characters were flat, the tone passive, and modern vernacular very anachronistic even for a book set in current times but with an alternate universe type of twist (read: magic). 496 more words

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The Boy in the Dress: Gender Expectations

Name: The Boy in the Dress

Author: David Walliams

Series: n/a

Released: 2009

Publisher: HarperCollins

Format: Paperback

Pages: 223

Source: Borrowed

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She Is Not Invisible: Coincidence I Think Not!

Name: She Is Not Invisible

Author: Marcus Sedgwick

Series: n/a

Released: October 3rd 2013

Publisher: Orion Children’s

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 354

Source: Borrowed

She Is Not Invisible: Coincidence I Think Not! 1,622 more words

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The Cheshire Cheese Cat by Carmen Agra Deedy, Randall Wright, Barry Moser

The Cheshire Cheese Cat is a wonderful children’s tale that manages to hit the right notes at every turn: engaging, intriguing, with a bit of mystery, plenty of great London history, and intelligently written. 349 more words


Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins

Nuts To You is a very unique, thoroughly distinct, middle grade story featuring anthropomorphic, peanut butter jonesing, sarcastic squirrels. The dialogue is snappy and the author enjoys throwing bon mots as frequently as the squirrels drop acorns. 242 more words

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Denslow's Night Before Christmas by Clement C. More and W. W. Denslow

Clement C. Moore’s 200 year old poem is known by nearly all American children today, if only by the opening line of, “Twas The Night Before Christmas..”. 306 more words

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