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Like a Windy Day

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ISBN: 9780152064037
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Published: Clarion Books - March 1st, 2008

A blustery, windy day is just the beginning to this newest collaboration between father and son. Devin Asch's delightful autumnal illustrations definitely add a wonderful touch to a great story. Follow along with the narrator as she enjoys a windy day, and learns of all the special things the wind can do. Both Frank and Devin Asch are from Vermont. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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ISBN: 9780446196932
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

Mrs. Marlowe's Mice

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By Frank Asch, Devin Asch (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554530229
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Kids Can Press - August 1st, 2007

Father and son team, Frank and Devin Asch, have collaborated again in Mrs. Marlowe's Mice (ages 5-8). Mrs. Eleanor Marlowe is a young widow cat, usually law abiding, except for one small fact: she secretly has a family of mice living with her. Devin Asch's delightful illustrations complement the humorous twists and turns of this seriously thoughtful story. This is the perfect companion to the Asch's other book, Mr. Maxwell's Mouse. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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ISBN: 9780374322519
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 20th, 2007

Matt is a sure thing in basketball, but this year he's quit playing all together and starting to act very suspiciously. What no one understands, and what Matt can not explain, is that something terrible is happening to his family, especially to his beloved older brother, Neal. Katie is looking to find answers to all her questions. She thinks she's found some in Matt. However, he seems to be causing a lot more questions than even she can ask. Set in Vermont, this is a realistic and emotional story of the risks of today's teens. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

From Dawn till Dusk

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ISBN: 9780618737505
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Published: Sandpiper - September 1st, 2006

Spend a year on the farm with the narrator and her family as she recalls the fond times they have spent together. Each season the author names chores that may not be fun at first look, but they always turn into wonderful memories. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

How Tia Lola Came To Visit Stay

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ISBN: 9780440418702
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Published: Yearling - August 13th, 2002

Wonderful story of family and culture. Miguel tries to "fit-in" at his new home and school in Vermont. But when his aunt Lola from the Dominican Republic comes--with her "odd ways"--he feels he never will. Soon he learns that he couldn't be farther from the truth. Other VT Tidbits...Alvarez is a Vermont author as well as setting her book in Vermont. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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