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Book review: Tales of the Great Beasts, Brandon Mull and others

Mull, Brandon and others. Tales of the Great Beasts. (Spirit Animals series.) Scholastic, 2014. $12.99. ISBN 9780545695169. 186 pgs. Ages 8-12. P8Q7

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Book review: Cody and the Fountain of Happiness, by Tricia Springstubb

Springstubb, Tricia. Cody and the Fountain of Happiness. Illustrated by Eliza Wheeler. Candlewick Press, 2015. $14.99. ISBN 9780763658571. 151 pgs. Ages 7-10. P7Q7.

Cody is just beginning her summer vacation and was looking forward to camp and hanging with her family, however, her mom gets a new job and camp is canceled so Cody has to find new plans for her summer vacation.   79 more words

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Book review: Swamp Monster, by James Preller, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno

Preller, James. Swamp Monster. (Scary Tales series.) Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno. Feiwel and Friends, 2015. $15.99. ISBN 9781250045232. 83 pgs. Ages 8-12. P8Q7.

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Book review: Zeroes, by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti

Westerfeld, Scott, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti. Zeroes. Simon Pulse, 2015. $19.99. ISBN 9781481443364. 546 pgs. Ages 12+. P10Q8

The chapters in Zeroes are alternating between six different character’s perspectives.   162 more words

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Book review: No Such Person, by Caroline B. Cooney

Cooney, Caroline B. No Such Person. Delacorte Press, 2015. $17.99. ISBN 9780385742917. 246 pgs. Ages 12+. P8Q6

The story is told from alternating perspectives of two sisters.   141 more words

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Book review: The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire: The World of Dan and Phil, by Dan Howell and Phil Lester

Howell, Dan and Phil Lester.  The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire: The World of Dan and Phil. Random House, 2015. $18.99. ISBN 9781101939840. 224 pgs. 165 more words

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Book review: The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza, by Jack Gantos

Gantos, Jack. The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza. (Joey Pigza series.) Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014. $16.99. ISBN 9780374300838. 154 pgs. Ages 10-14. P6Q6

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