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Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand - Book Review

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$18.00
ISBN: 9780449005613
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 26th, 2002

Every Saratogian - or race fan - should read this classic tale of an "oversized" jockey and horse of diminutive proportions who won the hearts of Americans during prohibition and depression. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Seedtime: On the History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds by Scott Chaskey - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781609615031
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Published: Rodale Books - January 21st, 2014

Citing sources as varied as the crops he grows Chaskey advocates for change - planting a seed of thought in his reader's minds.


I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

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ISBN: 9780307589675
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Published: Broadway Books - March 2nd, 2010

Sold by her family into marriage to a stranger, Nujood is abused by her husband until she flees to a neighboring city’s court and demands a divorce. She is helped by a troop of attorneys and journalists in her quest for freedom. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Wild

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ISBN: 9780307476074
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Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2013

After a divorce, Cheryl decides to hike the Pacific Coast Trail. Despite her lack of preparation and training, her journey is one of self-discovery and self-deprecating humor. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Disappearing Spoon

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The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316051637
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 6th, 2011

If you love trivia and/or science, you’ll have chemistry with this book. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Finest Hours

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The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue (True Rescue Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805097641
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 14th, 2014

30 sailors are stranded off the coast of Cape Cod when a winter storm causes two tankers to split in half. Coast Guard rescuers must put themselves in danger to help save the seamen. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Naumann


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