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Moon's Messenger

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By Virginia Kroll, Zuzanna Celej (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9788416147205
Availability: Special Order
Published: Cuento de Luz SL - March 15th, 2016

The artwork is gorgeous! Exquisite! The story unfolds through the eyes of a young girl riding on the back of a sea turtle and sends a clear environmental message. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Buddy and Earl Go Exploring

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By Maureen Fergus, Carey Sookocheff (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554987146
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 15th, 2016

The second book in the Buddy and Earl series. Buddy and Earl are best friends so when Earl suddenly announces, "Bon Voyage!" to best friend Buddy - the two decide to set out together on an overnight adventure using their imagination. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Brambleheart

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By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062245465
Availability: Backordered
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 9th, 2016

Gorgeous illustrations and a sweet fantasy story. Twig must figure out what his strengths are because he needs to be assigned a title and job upon graduation. However, school has never been easy for daydreamer Twig and he seems to be making one mistake after another. He leaves school one afternoon feeling particularly discouraged and sets out for a walk in the forest. While there, he encounters a new friend and this secret changes everything. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Hour of the Bees

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780763679224
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Published: Candlewick - March 8th, 2016

Middle reader books can be so powerful. Carol and her family are spending the summer in the New Mexico desert caring for her grandfather. While her parents work tirelessly to fix and sell the only home her grandfather's known before putting him in a Alzheimer's care facility, Carol and her grandfather bond over magical stories of the sheep ranch back in it's glory days. A wonderful reminder to pay attention to our roots and the stories that make us who we are. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Booked

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780544570986
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Using a variety of poetry styles, Booked follows Nick's journey through 8th grade - a difficult year complete with social and family issues, an obsession with soccer, a best friend and former teammate, Coby, and a sweet girl named April. It's all so rich and original. Oh! And the rapping middle school librarian and all those fun words? Just fabulous! ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


A Friend for Lakota

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ISBN: 9781426320828
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Published: National Geographic Kids - September 29th, 2015

Using the pack rank of wolves, this is a powerful anti-bullying story for young children with a clear message that kindness and compassion go a long way. Gorgeous photography and a fascinating read knowing authors Jim and Jamie Dutcher studied and observed this real Idaho wolf pack for six years! ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


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