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Back to School Angst

Do you remember your very first day of school?

The bus forgot to pick me up on my first day of kindergarten in the Baldwin-Woodville school district, and my mom had to drive me to school.   1,106 more words

Primary (K-2)

Catch Rider

by Jennifer H. Lyne
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2013
Young adult
Ages 14 and up, Grade 7 and up
ISBN: 10: 054430182X/13: 978-0544301825
Additional formats: paperback, e-book… 193 more words

Young Adult

California Love

Our first day in California, Max burst out singing Tupac Shakur’s California Love. “California, California…” (Disclaimer… he doesn’t know all the words.) People smiled at him on the street. 325 more words

A picture is worth about 75 words

“She was bent forward, all her hair down – so long it nearly touched the ground – and she was drawing her comb through it and shaking it out.

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Book review: Dangerous Deceptions, by Sarah Zettel

Zettel, Sarah, Dangerous Deceptions. . Houghton. 2014. $17.99. 371p. 978-0-544-07409-5. Ages 12-15:

In the first book of the series, Palace of Spies, supposedly-orphaned teenager Peggy Fitzroy, under strict control of her unpleasant uncle, loses her betrothal from an equally unpleasant young man while masquerading as a lady in the palace of King George I. 145 more words

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