Staff Review - Jeanette

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ISBN: 9780888993823
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Published: Groundwood Books - July 10th, 2001

Khyber wants to be an explorer. But she also likes things to stay the same. Life may not be easy for her mom and her two autistic brothers, but they love and trust each other. Soon, things get out of hand and Khyber does not know what to do. A funny, sad, beautiful coming-of-age tale. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

The Life History of A Star

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By Easton
ISBN: 9780689852701
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Published: Spul - Simon Pulse - April 4th, 2016

Kristin must deal with more than arguing parents. She must deal with a ghost. Otherwise known as her oldest brother, David. The year is 1973 and Kristen and the world are reeling from all the changes. Like it or not. A realistic, heart-felt and wonderful story that is timeless. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Enna Burning

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ISBN: 9781582349060
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - September 1st, 2006

Continue the adventures of the goose girl and her friends in this original tale done by the author of Goose Girl . Now focusing on the princesses best friend Enna, Hale has created a mystical tale of how one person learns how to use fire in powerful and dangerous ways. Rich in imagery and adventure, this is a great companion novel to Goose Girl and the third novel, River Secrets. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Money Hungry

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ISBN: 9781423103868
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 17th, 2007

Thirteen-year-old Raspberry wants money. Since she thinks that when she has it, she will be "safe" and "off the streets" forever. But unforeseen events may come between her and her dreams. An unusual and thoughtful story for ages 12 up. A Coretta Scott King Honor book 2002. ~Reviewed by Jeanette

Breathing Underwater

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ISBN: 9780064472579
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Published: HarperTeen - May 7th, 2019

What do you do when you start to become the one thing you hate the most? A touching, sad and powerful look into one boy's tormented world and his way of literally striking back. A wonderful novel for anyone who is looking for an inspirational story. Ages 13 and up. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

The Empty Pot

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By Demi, Demi (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780805049008
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Published: Square Fish - September 15th, 1996

When the Emperor announces how he plans on choosing his heir (the child who raises the best flowers from a seed given by the Emperor), Ping is excited, but worried he will not win. Especially after his seed will not grow. But when all the children present themselves to the Emperor he is not pleased at their beautiful plants! The answer might surprise you! Finish the story with The Greatest Power. Beautiful and well-told folktale. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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