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The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin

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ISBN: 9780439810654
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 1st, 2006

Historical writer Giblin has penned a very readable story/biography of the life of Ben Franklin. From his early youth to his 84th year, and accompanied by an excellent series of afterwords, sayings, important dates, historic sites, bibliography and more.

The Devil and His Boy

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ISBN: 9780142407974
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Published: Puffin Books - January 11th, 2007

The Devil and His Boy by Anthony Horowitz (ages 10-14) is a gripping tale of the dark secret that an aging Queen Elizabeth I has kept for 40 years. A young orphan under the care of a cruel pair of innkeepers is first rescued from his dismal existence, then pursued by a gruesome fiend. He enters London, meets a host of shady characters and lands in prison, to be hanged for falling on top of the Queen. "King of Shadows" fans take note.

Clarence Goes Out West & Meets a Purple Horse

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ISBN: 9780873587532
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Published: Cooper Square Pub - March 1st, 2000

Clarence lives very comfortably in the city, but plans a brief visit to a ranch in the West. There he meets Smoky, the purple horse who will change his life, teaching him to ride, dance and play cards. This great little story is suitable for children of all ages. The detailed and colorful illustrations are a delight!

Click Clack Moo

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By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780689832130
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2000

Farmer Brown hears "click, clack, moo" one day and goes to investigate. He finds his cows have an electric typewriter and are demanding electric blankets because the barn is cold. Farmer Brown says no and the cows post a note that they are on strike. Negotiations progress with a bargain being struck and the middleman, a duck, supposedly returning the electric typewriter. But Farmer Brown hears "click, clack, quack"! A funny new barnyard tale.

Cowboy Roy

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ISBN: 9780448415680
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Published: Penguin Young Readers - April 3rd, 2000

Fun, fun, fun reader for beginners, or even for a read aloud. Modern day "cowboys" and their trusty horses (bikes) have problems and adventures.

Gone-Away Lake

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ISBN: 9780152022723
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2000

Gone Away Lake, by Elizabeth Enright (ages 8-12), in your child's summer vacation bag! When eleven-year-old Portia visits her favorite cousin Julian for the summer, their love of hiking, nature and exploration leads them to the accidental discovery of a decaying lakeside resort. As they cautiously explore the resort's abandoned buildings, they unearth its romance and mysteries through the recollections of its two eccentric inhabitants, Minnehaha Cheaver and her brother, Pindar Payton. Portia and Julian build a clubhouse in an unused attic, learn about friendship and the wonders of swamp gardening, and help build a bridge over a dangerous "gulper." A Newbery Honor Book first released in 1957, Gone Away Lake is innocently entertaining, and it has a sequel, Return to Gone Away Lake. ~ Reviewed by Nancy Scheemaker


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