Vermont Setting

The Revealers

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ISBN: 9780312563745
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Published: Square Fish - August 30th, 2011

Parkland Middle School is a place the students call Darkland, because no one does much to stop the daily harassment students inflict on each other. Until now. Three students start an unofficial e-mail set-up that reveals what is happening. This is when the problems really start. Perfect read alone or to be used in classroom discussions.~Reviewed by Jeanette


Darkness Under the Water

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ISBN: 9780763637194
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Published: Candlewick - November 11th, 2008

Explore the world of secrets and the effect they have in shaping ones growth and understanding of the world around us in this first novel. Darkness Under Water shows the growing pains of Molly (an Abenaki-French Canadian girl in 1920s Vermont), the secrets she uncovers and the results when they come together. Kanell’s exploration of a little known piece of Vermont history is both hopeful and powerful. Do not miss her other novel, The Secret Room. VT Tidbits...Author lives, reads and writes in Vermont.~Reviewed by Jeanette


We Go As Captives

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ISBN: 9780934720571
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Published: Vermont Historical Society - December 1st, 2010

We are thrilled to discover and enthusiastically recommend this meticulously researched, marvelously illustrated and terrifically exciting tale of Vermonters caught up (literally) in the brutal violence of the Revolutionary War. Absolute winner. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


How Tia Lola Learned to Teach

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ISBN: 9780375857928
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Published: Yearling - September 13th, 2011

Sequel to How Tia Lola Came to Stay. The beloved characters of Alvarez's first Tia Lola book return. This time Tia Lola is teaching Spanish to her niece and nephews school, the relationship between Miguel and his father is expanded and Tia Lola almost must deal with her immigration status. A good read aloud for 2nd to 4th graders and readers 9 up. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Sarah Simpson's Rules for Living

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ISBN: 9780763632205
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Published: Candlewick - February 26th, 2008

Sarah's world has drastically changed. Her father has left the family and moved from Vermont to California to marry someone else, her mom's boyfriend and his young son are always at her house and not to mention she has problems at school. The only way Sarah seems to make sense of it all and control her out of control world is to make lists of everything in her journal.

A list like this: Why You Should Read This Book:

  1. Sarah is a great girl to get to know.
  2. This is a great read for ages 8 to 12.
  3. Because I said so!

Other VT Tidbits...
Rupp lives, plays and writes in Vermont.  ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Chat

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ISBN: 9780446196932
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 1st, 2008

Archer Mayor's fans will be delighted with Chat, which delves into Joe Gunther's personal life. Joe is torn between assisting the inquiry into a suspicious car accident, which almost kills his mother and brother, and directing the investigation of two apparently unrelated murders, leading to internet sex predation. Mayor even finds a new love interest for Joe - Lyn Silva from The Surrogate Thief - and his understanding of Vermont people and places adds zest to this outstanding mystery. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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