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Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

by Jack Gantos
First sentence: “At school they say I’m wired bad, or wired mad, or wired sad, or wired glad, depending on my mood and what teacher has ended up with me.” 340 more words

Middle Grade

The War That Saved My Life

by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
First sentence: “‘Ada! Get back from that window!’ Mam’s voice, shouting.”
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Content: There is some depiction of abuse, and tense moments when there is bombing. 286 more words

Middle Grade

Daughter of the Siren Queen

by Tricia Levenseller
First sentence: “The sound of my knife slitting across a throat feels much too loud in the darkness.”
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Mulligans: notes on forgiving men

Mulligan n. surname, from Gaelic Maolagan, Old Irish Maelecan, a double diminutive of mael “bald,” hence “the little bald (or shaven) one,” probably often a reference to a monk or disciple. 983 more words


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Just wanted to invite you to listen to my podcast! Ok, well not JUST mine, but still! 27 more words

My parent's fail


After learning that my doctor in England doesn’t think he can search any longer for the mutation that has caused my disease, I went to all of my saved emails. 2,251 more words

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Day by day, more horrors are revealed about this fucked up family. “Dead dogs and cats” were found in one of their homes. “Waste high filth.” What. 19 more words