101 Things Every Kid Should Do Growing Up

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By Alecia T. Devantier, Chris Cerf (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781570718625
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 2003

With suggestions like "Every kid should let a fuzzy caterpillar crawl up her arm" and "Every kid should blow soap bubbles," this book is a perfect reminder that kids need to just enjoy life. Kids will have wonderful memories and learn a lot experiencing such small joys.

Aria of the Sea

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ISBN: 9780374404543
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 2003

Rich with its own mythology and steeped in fantasy young Cerinthe travels to the city of Faranor. She dreams of fulfilling her mothers wishes--that she become a dancer. However, her powers of healing cannot be denied. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Love That Dog

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ISBN: 9780064409599
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Excellent! A wonderfully funny and heartwarming told in poems by a young boy who believed he had not one iota of poetry in his soul. His teacher hands out a poetry assignment and what ensures is a birth of a Poet where once a non-believer stood. Spare in length but strong in content. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Altered Carbon

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ISBN: 9780345457684
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Published: Del Rey - March 4th, 2003

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW AN EXCITING NEW SERIES FROM NETFLIX • The shell that blew a hole in his chest was only the beginning in this “tour de force of genre-bending, a brilliantly realized exercise in science fiction.”—The New York Times Book Review

The Buffalo Soldier by Chris Bohjalian - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780375725463
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Published: Vintage - February 25th, 2003

A story of redemption told with the author's inimitable compassion for his characters. After their twin daughters drowned, their parents sought solace wherever they could find it, running the risk of further loss. Their improbable savior is their 10-year-old black foster child. This novel is an affirmation of family and community. ~ Reviewed by Karen Frank


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ISBN: 9780439272001
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 2003

Set in Vermont in the year 1924, Witness, by Karen Hesse (ages 10 & up) is based on historically accurate material. It chronicles the penetration of the Ku Klux Klan into a small town. Told from eleven different voices in free verse style this important and compelling story digs deep into the personalities of its characters. Two young girls take center stage and quietly and unknowingly defy the hatred and prejudice that is insidiously enveloping the town. Brilliantly told with a quiet strength and beauty of language. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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