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Seeing Flowers: Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers by Teri Dunn Chace - Bonnie Winchester

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By Teri Dunn Chace, Robert Llewellyn (By (photographer))
$29.95
ISBN: 9781604694222
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Published: Timber Press - September 24th, 2013

Beautiful Gift! Chace paired inspirational quotes with Llewellyn's macro photography. A blooming Irish reminiscent of Chihuly's glass is paired with Margaret Atwood text on p. 155. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Strawberry Girl

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By Lois Lenski, Lois Lenski (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064405850
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - April 26th, 2005

Birdie Boyer and her family have just moved to the sandy-soiled backwoods of Florida. She can’t wait to step into the field as many strawberries as she can carry. But, they first need to clear land and sow the soil. Then, they need to battle the oppressive heat and dry weather. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


I Need My Own Country!

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By Rick Walton, Wes Hargis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781599905594
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - October 16th, 2012

To all the other girls (or boys) who like to slam their bedroom door … Hopefully you’ll learn to accept other “citizens” into your country before your father takes the door off it’s hinges! ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Of Mice and Men

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780142000670
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Published: Penguin Books - January 8th, 2002

Our closest friends become family. George and Lenny care for each other like brothers as they work as migrant farm hands during the Great Depression. George, a small quick-talking hard-headed hand, cares for Lenny, a muscular, soft-spirited, and weak-minded man. Themes of alienation and loss permeate Steinbeck’s classic novella. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Naumann


Macbeth

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$6.99
ISBN: 9780743477109
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 1st, 2003

Vaulting ambition and unquestioning love lead Macbeth down a path of self-destruction. The noble soldier is tempted by a witches’ prediction, pushed his wife’s greed and doomed his own ego. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Lord of the Flies

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By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780399501487
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Published: Penguin Books - December 16th, 2003

Golding wondered what would happen if a group of boys were left to their own devices without adult supervision. A group of boys, who were being evacuated from England, survived a plane crash and were stranded on an island. They form tribes to hunt wild boar, but begin to fight each other. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


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