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Noah Barleywater Runs Away

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By John Boyne, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780385752640
Availability: Special Order
Published: Yearling - July 10th, 2012

When Noah realizes that he has only made "five major accomplishments" by the time he is eight, he decides to run away in search of adventure. Struck by guilt, regret, and hunger, he befriends a puppetmaker along the way--who weaves a story powerful enough to remind Noah exactly what he's running away from--and why he must return immediately. Poignant and sad, this book will be remembered by all children--and teens--who meet Noah and his troubled family. (Middle Reader) ~ Reviewed by Aubrey Restifo

Weetzie Bat

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ISBN: 9780060736255
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Published: HarperTeen - July 6th, 2004

Weetzie Bat resonates like a fine record: it seduces, subdues, and lingers long after its ending. A hipster classic, Block writes about a group of young adults living on the cusp of freedom (graduation) and during the early days of the AIDS crisis. Perfectly short: consider reading if you like Perks of Being a Wallflower, Los Angeles, punks, or glamour. (YA) ~ Reviewed by Aubrey Restifo

Charley's First Night

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By Amy Hest, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763640552
Availability: Special Order
Published: Candlewick - October 9th, 2012

Meet Henry and his new puppy! Sweet and light-hearted, this story follows Henry as he introduces Charley to his new home. A must for families considering the adoption of a new pet! ~ Reviewed by Aubrey Restifo


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