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Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai: a mini review

I read this book in 2012 after it won a Newbery Honor.* I enjoyed it then and I enjoyed rereading it again.

Summary: For all the ten years of her life, Hà has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. 328 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: On the Warm Side

For this Tuesday, we’re taking a look at books that take place somewhere warmer than where I’m at right now.  I’m sitting here shivering and listening to the sleet hit the windows–and it’s the middle of April.   1,052 more words

Children's Literature

Reviews: The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni

The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni (HarperCollins,  Expected Publication: April 22, 2014)

What if you woke up one morning and everyone in the world had disappeared?   911 more words

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Book Review: The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18778100-the-school-of-good-and-evil

In Gavaldon, children have been getting kidnapped for year, always in pairs, and always one beautiful and good child and more homely and outcast. No one knows where they disappear to but neither are seen again, and soon after the bookshop starts selling fairy tales with characters that look exactly like the missing children. 514 more words

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Out of My Mind by Sharon M Draper: a mini review

Summary: Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. 263 more words

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A Tuesday Ten: Poetry in Story

A little delayed on this one–an attack of migraines has kept me unable to type much the last few days.  But for April I wanted to feature some of the stories that  contained poetry.   1,188 more words

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