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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

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ISBN: 9780770436421
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Published: Hogarth - February 4th, 2014

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena intertwines the lives of several war-torn Chechens. Marra's amazing debut novel will pull you into its beautifully crafted story of a ten-year struggle to defend Chechen history and culture. It will break your heart and make you grateful for your life. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Fortunately, the Milk

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By Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062224088
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Published: HarperCollins - September 30th, 2014

Who knew running out of milk could be so adventurous??? What took you so long? asked the children. In the time it takes father to run to the corner store for some milk, aliens invade, pirates swashbuckle and volcanoes erupt! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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ISBN: 9781452107141
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 24th, 2013

Follow the lifespan of some amazing animals and learn what makes them unique. Packed with facts about the incredible feats that animals accomplish in their lifetimes - in one lifetime a rattlesnake will add 40 beads to its rattle! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Once Upon a Northern Night

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ISBN: 9781554981380
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Published: Groundwood Books - July 30th, 2013

A poetic celebration of the wonders of a cold winter's night. While a child sleeps in his warm bed, the animals look for food and frost settles gently on the windowpane. Gorgeous illustrations convey the simple, stark feelings of a snowy night. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

A Moose That Says Moo

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By Jennifer Hamburg, Sue Truesdell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780374350581
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 1st, 2013

What would be different about the animals in your own zoo? Book-reading sharks and bears that drive cars are just a few silly things in this rollicking new picture book. Sue Truesdell's illustrations are a perfect fit! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

The Goldfinch

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ISBN: 9780316055437
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 22nd, 2013

The long awaited third novel from Donna Tartt was well worth the wait. She is back and better than ever in this epic novel of life, death, fate, memory and love. Her characters and plot are carefully thought out and executed without flaw. The art of the novel is alive and well! Rejoice! If you read one novel this year make it this one! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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