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No One Else Can Have You

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No One Else Can Have You (Kippy Bushman) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062211200
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Published: HarperTeen - January 6th, 2015

16-year-old Kippy's best friend Ruth is murdered. As Kippy reads Ruth's diary, she becomes convinced that the alleged killer is innocent. She risks it all to find the true killer. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester

All the Lovely Bad Ones

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All the Lovely Bad Ones: A Ghost Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547248783
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Published: Clarion Books - August 17th, 2009

A brother and sister love practical jokes until their exploits awaken spirits of the past. They must make amends for their past in order to secure their future, and that of their grandmother’s Vermont inn. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester

How to Speak Dog

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How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426313738
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - September 10th, 2013

This easy-to-read text fits in any dog-lover’s stocking. Learn about the “Scared Wag” -- the tail is high and stiff, with just the end wagging -- and more. National Geographic’s format has lovely color photos to accompany each quick narrative. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


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By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416994152
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Published: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - September 3rd, 2013

Like the rails cut across the country, Brian Floca’s Locomotive transcends audiences. Elementary learners love looking at the pictures. Sixth graders will flip for the historical details. Science and history teachers will scoop up the accurate and readable details. Artists adore watercolor illustrations for perspective and period lettering. Parents could like the proven entertainment. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester

Poetry Speaks

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Poetry Speaks Expanded: Hear Poets Read Their Own Work from Tennyson to Plath (Poetry Speaks Experience) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781402210624
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Published: Sourcebooks Mediafusion - October 1st, 2007

Whitman’s melifluous voice
echoes from a wax cylinder.
Frost reminds us
“I have miles to go before I sleep.”
~ Reviewed by Bonnie Naumann


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