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Do You Believe in Magic

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Do You Believe in Magic?: Vitamins, Supplements, and All Things Natural: A Look Behind the Curtain Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062222985
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 13th, 2014

Offit provides scientific research to show how people pushing alternative medicines have taken advantage of the public's desperation for "natural" cures, but provide outrageously expensive, untested, unregulated, and often dangerous treatments. He explains that medicine has been hijacked by the media and celebrities claim to know better than doctors. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Bootstrapper

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Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307743589
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Published: Vintage - April 8th, 2014

A fantastic book about self-reliance and using the power of family to move on from the very rock bottom of life. This book will make you want to hug your family and never let them go. A must-read for any single mother or do-it-yourselfer. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Girls....Boys Who Rocked the World

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Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781582703022
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Published: Aladdin/Beyond Words - October 30th, 2012

Fantastic books for boys and girls looking for excellent role models in history. Each chapter is about a different person, so it's easy to pick up and put down. Did you know Jackie Mitchell was such a good pitcher that she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig? You will soon! ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Boys Who Rocked the World: Heroes from King Tut to Bruce Lee Cover Image
By Michelle Roehm McCann, David Hahn (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781582703312
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Published: Aladdin/Beyond Words - October 30th, 2012

The Miniature World of Marvin and James

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The Miniature World of Marvin & James (The Masterpiece Adventures #1) Cover Image
By Elise Broach, Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780805091908
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 4th, 2014

Marvin is a little beetle and his best friend in the world is a boy names James. When James goes away on vacation Marvin is stuck with his cousin and Mr. Pompaday, which doesn’t sound like fun to Marvin. Can he stay out of Trouble until James gets home? A sweet story that will give readers a bugs-eye view of the world. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy

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$16.99
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ISBN: 9780385753548
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2014

Ophelia discovers a boy in a locked room of a museum and offers to help him escape. However, he needs her help not only to escape, but also to stop the Snow Queen from destroying the world. A fantastically fun adventure with a brave, intelligent heroine. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


The Gift of Nothing

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ISBN: 9780316114882
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 5th, 2005

Mooch is trying to find the perfect gift for his best friend Earl. What could possibly be special enough to give to a such a great friend? A charming book about loving what you have, despite the noisy world around us. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


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