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What Light by Jay Asher

What Light by Jay Asher

Release Date: 18/10/16

Sierra’s family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon. It’s a bucolic setting for a girl to grow up in, except that every year, they pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. 111 more words


Librarian Recommended Teen Reads - Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Finn and Sean are brothers with a dead father and an abandoning mother and a lot of issues. Sean has given up on his dream to take care of Finn, and Finn is the town weirdo; Moonface, Sidetrack, he makes people uncomfortable. 151 more words

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Bridge of Spies - Review (2015)

About – The true story of James Donovan (Tom Hanks) an American layer that is recruited to defend the arrested Soviet spy, that has to negotiate an exchange for Francis Powers (Austin Stowell). 632 more words


Where the Wild Things Are

Sendak, Maurice. (1991). Where the wild things are. New York: Harper Collins Publisher

Award: The Caldecott Medal

Annotation: This book is about a boy named Max who imagines himself into the land of the wild things. 112 more words

The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster

The Hello, Goodbye Window written by Norton Juster and Illustrated by Chris Raschka

Bibliographic Information:  Juster, N., & Raschka, C. (2005). The hello, goodbye window. New York, NY: Michael di Capua Books/Hyperion Books for Children. 137 more words

The 2016 Diamond Book Awards Winner Is...

It is with great pleasure I can announce, Cynthia Reyes has gratefully received the 2016 Diamond Book Award for her memoir, An Honest House.

Cynthia sent me the picture to the left displaying her book and her engraved, diamond-shaped crystal glass award.

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Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom written by Carole Boston Weatherford and Illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Bibliographic Information:  Weatherford, C. B., & Nelson, K. 141 more words