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Go Ask Alice

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$9.99
ISBN: 9781416914631
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Published: Simon Pulse - January 1st, 2006

This is the intimate personal account of a young girl’s downfall into despair and self-destruction on a path paved by illegal substances. One of my students said this book helped them stay clean. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


The Catcher in the Rye

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$9.99
ISBN: 9780316769488
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 1st, 1991

Jaded adolescent looking for a comrade? Meet Holden Caufield, who was expelled from his private school, and feels like an outsider. Though he is unhappy, he truly is fortunate. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


The Call of the Wild

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By Jack London, Melvin Burgess (Introduction by), Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780141336541
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Published: Puffin Books - September 8th, 2011

Buck had a comfy life in his owner’s California mansion -- he could sleep late and eat until he was overfull -- until he was dog-napped and sold to men seeking gold in the Yukon. He was beaten, forced to pull heavy sleighs and had to fight other dogs to survive. Ultimately, he found a caring owner with whom he formed a deep bond. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Charlotte's Web

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ISBN: 9780061124952
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Published: HarperCollins - April 10th, 2012

Charlotte, the wise and talented spider, helps her young friend Wilber, the pig, come to terms with the issue of death. This sophisticated theme is set against a child-appropriate barnyard adventures and humor. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Naumann


The Canterbury Tales

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By Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill Coghill (Translated by), Nevill Coghill (Introduction by), Nevill Coghill (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140424386
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 4th, 2003

Do you like Monty Python? Pick up this book. Chaucer’s characters embark on a religious pilgrimage. As they travel, they entertain each other -- and us -- by retelling their life story with bawdy humor and commentary on virtues. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Maus

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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780394747231
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Published: Pantheon - August 12th, 1986

This is a GRAPHIC novel about Spiegelman’s family’s experiences during WWII. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780679729778
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Published: Pantheon - September 1st, 1992

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