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On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781419739262
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - August 11th, 2020

Among YA fiction, this grounded, near-future sci-fi story is a rare breed, exploring gender, race, and disability to the backdrop of a frighteningly plausible apocalypse. A tale about bravery, consequences, and what we do and don't owe to family. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet


Matched by Ally Condie - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780142419779
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Published: Penguin Books - September 20th, 2011

With graceful, dreamy pose and a compelling romance, this gentler cousin to Hunger Games is now a classic in its own right. It eschews high-stakes action in favor of a more contemplative tone, inviting the reader to explore this quiet dystopia at their own pace. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet


Snow Friends by Margery Cuyler - Book Review

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By Margery Cuyler, Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250171313
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 13th, 2020

Full of simple charms, this gentle story is a cozy romp through a sweet and snowy wonderland. The gorgeous illustrations and cheerful writing will have you eagerly awaiting the next snowfall. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet


The Couch Potato by Jory John - Book Review

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By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062954534
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Published: HarperCollins - November 3rd, 2020

Although it paints in broad strokes, this quirky tale delivers a useful message about the rewards of living a balanced and mindful life. Clever illustrations breathe life into this unique and humorous world. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet


Class Act by Jerry Craft - Book Review

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By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

Relatable from the first page, this good-humored story tackles big issues with heart and, indeed, a lot of class. Best friends Drew, Liam, and Jordan are shining examples of how to navigate the complex layers of young friendship, and how challenges often make our bonds stronger. ~ Reviewed by Claire Bennet


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