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On the Same Day in March: A Tour of the World's Weather

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By Marilyn Singer, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780064435284
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days
Published: HarperFestival - December 24th, 2001

What is happening one spring day in New York? Or a Spring day in India during a hailstorm? One day in March may be dull and boring. Or fog-filled. Even bright and sunny! Enjoy learning about what the weather could be like on the same day in March, all around the world. Great introduction to weather and how the calendar may say March, but the weather wants to say something different than what you personally maybe used to! ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer

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By Shana Corey, Chesley Mclaren (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780439078191
Availability: Special Order
Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2000

Who is a proper lady? Not Amelia Bloomer! She wants women to vote! To work! And soon to "forget" their skirts! A funny tale of one fashion trend that lead to more women's rights and something even greater. A must read for all. Based on the real Amelia Bloomer and her friend, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Fun illustrations by Chesley Mclaren help create a silly, yet informative, read. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story

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By Ken Mochizuki, Dom Lee (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781584301578
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Published: Lee & Low Books - May 1st, 1997

1940 Lithuania felt the tide of Nazi power, too. Hundreds of Polish refugees stood outside the Japanese consuls window. One man risked his safety, his freedom, his family and his life to help save human lives. Based on Sugihara's own words, this is a powerful tale that is truly stranger (and more amazing) than fiction. With an afterward by his son Hiroski Sugihara. Special Fate by Alison Leslie Gold, is a young adult read on the same unusually special man. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

The Rag and Bone Shop

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ISBN: 9780440229711
Availability: Backordered
Published: Laurel Leaf - May 13th, 2003

Fantastic thriller by a great young adult author. A young boy accused of a crime he may not have committed goes through a lot of soul searching. Gripping until the very end. If you liked this, try these authors: Carol Plum-Ucci, Gail Giles, and the book, After by Francine Prose. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

The Field of the Dogs

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ISBN: 9780064421478
Availability: Out of Print
Published: HarperCollins - October 15th, 2002

Weaving reality with the fantastic and offering a wonderful, insightful look into a young boy's life, Paterson shows Josh and the fact that he has a number of problems in his life. He has to move to Vermont with his mother, a new stepfather, and a new baby brother. In addition, Josh has to cope with a bully at his new school. Josh's dog Manch (who has the amazing ability to speak) has a similar problem and together they discover the ability to deal with their bully difficulties.~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Forgotten Fire

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ISBN: 9780440229179
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Published: Laurel Leaf - April 9th, 2002

This story is based on the life of the author's uncle. Twelve year old Vahan, son of a influencial Armenian family in Turkey, must survive the Armenian Holocaust, alone. Set during the years between 1915 and 1923, this novel is an amazing look into the human spirit. National Book Award Finalist 2000. For teens and adults. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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