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In the Heart of the Sea

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ISBN: 9780141001821
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Published: Penguin Books - May 1st, 2001

If you were swept up in the current of the Titanic’s 100th anniversary, dive into the tragedy of the Essex. You’ll feel as though you are aboard the whale ship in 1819 as it set sail from Nantucket. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


If I Die in a Combat Zone

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ISBN: 9780767904438
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Published: Broadway Books - September 1st, 1999

This story is more directly personal, political and novel-like than The Things They Carried, which was a collection of stories originally published in periodicals. It gives a soldier’s perspective of combat in My Lai. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Naumann


Wonder

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ISBN: 9780375869020
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2012

Auggie has always been home-schooled, but now he is going to middle school and he is worried he won’t fit in because he has a deformity. Soon, he realizes his classmates have their own insecurities. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Going Bovine

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ISBN: 9780385733984
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Published: Ember - September 28th, 2010

Shaken by a terminal diagnosis, high schooler Cameron shakes off his apathy and embarks on a quest for a cure that combines magical realism and a coming-of-age fantasy. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


The Language of Flowers

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ISBN: 9780345525550
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 3rd, 2012

Victoria Jones is unable to connect with the outside world, until she learns the language of flowers. Then, she begins using her understanding of flowers’ symbolism to help others. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


The Kite Runner

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ISBN: 9781594631931
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2013

A theme of paternal love is set against the tumult of the fall of the Afghan monarchy, Soviet intervention, rise of the Taliban and refugees’ exodus to Pakistan or the United States. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


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