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Best of the Best: Lists for the End of 2014

‘Tis the season for “Best of” lists, so I thought I’d pull together a few of the very best.

Best Books

School Library Journal has a great… 361 more words

Informative

Jump into fun with Sky Jumpers The Forbidden Flats

The town of White Rock has always lived in fear of the deadly gas known as “Bomb’s Breath,” but now it’s up to Hope to find the one thing that may stop the danger for good. 311 more words

Children's Literature

Teen Fiction and Mental Health

“For someone who feels alone, a friends awaits within the pages – someone who says, Yes, I’ve been there. Have gone through that. am suffering along with you.” 

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Two more starred reviews! Publishers Weekly & School Library Journal

There’s a lot of noise around the farm over here. The cows are bellowing, the chickens are clucking, the pigs are squealing and the sheep – well, okay, the sheep are still just grazing. 143 more words

Audrey (cow)

THE HOLLAND AVENUE BOYS: A Success Story

WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT THE FILM

• HBO said that “this is an important project…a powerful and inspiring film .
• New York Post called it a “deeply nostalgic and very moving little documentary gem.” 702 more words

Bronx

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Best Books 2014

In 2014, more than 250 titles received an SLJstar; after much passionate discussion, the following titles were selected by the review editors as the very best of the best. 31 more words

News/Articles

Woodson Wins Nat'l Book Award, 2015 Summer Reading, SLJ's Best List

Jacqueline Woodson Wins National Book Award: Jacqueline Woodson’s memoir in verse, Brown Girl Dreaming, won in the Young People’s Literature category at the 65th National Book Awards on November 19, 2014. 128 more words

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