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Faking Normal

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$9.99
ISBN: 9780062245397
Availability: Special Order
Published: HarperTeen - October 6th, 2015

Any novel that empowers young adults to speak up and speak out against sexual, physical and verbal abuse is a good one. Extraordinarily well done. Alexi and Bodee's friendship is beautiful and the trust and respect they show for one another is heartwarming. I'll be recommending this to everyone! ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


I'm Lucky I Found You

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By Guido Van Genechten (Abridged by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781605372556
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Business Days
Published: Clavis - March 15th, 2016

Wild hare has a wild hair until he meets his soul mate. A sweet story about finding your true love with a happily-ever-after ending. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep

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By Robin Newman, Chris Ewald (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781939547231
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Creston Books - February 23rd, 2016

Hilda Bitterpickles has new neighbors and they're too noisy. She sets out to move only to find she's traded one issue for another and another. Classic fairy tale characters throughout. Newman's story is clever and fun! ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Elizabeth Started All the Trouble

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By Doreen Rappaport, Matt Faulkner (Illustrator), Matt Faulkner (Cover design or artwork by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780786851423
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2016

An overview of the women's suffrage movement naming all the trailblazers and including many important dates. A great book for elementary students looking for tight, fact-filled text. Detailed illustrations absolutely compliment this book. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Pax

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By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062377012
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2016

A powerful and beautiful story about the relationship between a 12-year-old boy and his clever red fox. When separated under harsh and cruel circumstances, each resolves to find the other and in the process, find themselves. Heavy, disturbing topics throughout with a brave anti-war position by Pennypacker. Read this with those most important to you and make sure you've got tissues! ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Hideaway Husky

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ISBN: 9781454918127
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Sterling Children's Books - March 1st, 2016

Husky pup, Paw, is too small to be part of the dog sled team and he's always left behind. When the owner's son goes missing, Paw tries to tell the others he knows where the boy is, but Paw's left behind again! Can he rescue the boy on his own? Great story! Great message! ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


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