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Say What You Will

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ISBN: 9780062271105
Availability: Special Order
Published: HarperTeen - June 3rd, 2014

Amy can only speak with the aid of a voicebox. She can't walk more than a few steps without assistance. Matthew has obsessive worries. When Matthew begins helping Amy, a relationship begins to take shape. But can their friendship weather all that their lives have in store? Wonder meets Eleanor and Park in this authentic romance with beautifully crafted characters. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

The Book of Life

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ISBN: 9780670025596
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Business Days
Published: Viking - July 15th, 2014

It's finally here, the book all Harkness' fans have been waiting for. Matthew and Diana have returned to the future, and things have changed- as have they. Surprising twist and turns makes this a delightful conclusion to the trilogy. And while Harkness ties up loose ends, her complex characters leave enough room for her to return to the world should she wish it. With history, genetics, and morality all playing out, this is escapist fantasy for the educated woman. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Boom Boom

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ISBN: 9781442434127
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Published: Beach Lane Books - November 11th, 2014

Travel the seasons with simple words, splashing in puddles, blowing dandelions, and crunching leaves. Chodos-Irvine's colorful illustrations are full of movement, with unique perspectives and surprising textures. A colorful delight for every season! ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Give and Take

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By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442416550
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Published: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - August 26th, 2014

An old apple farmer is surprised one day by the appearance of Take, a strange little man who tells the farmer to take things. The next day, the farmer is surprised by Give. While the farmer is unhappy when only one little man is around, what will happen when Give and Take are together? A story about sharing wisdom (and pie) is enhanced by Raschka's emotive illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola


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By Raúl Colón, Raúl Colón (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442494923
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 16th, 2014

Alone in his room with just a sketchpad and pencils, a boy takes an amazing adventure, traveling to draw elephant, lions, and giraffes. Readers will pour over Colon's stunning illustrations, caught up in the magic and movement of this creative adventure. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Miss Brooks' Story Nook

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By Barbara Bottner, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780449813287
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 5th, 2014

Billy Toomey is a bother, especially when Missy's trying to get to school for Miss Brooks' story nook! When Miss Brooks challenges Missy to create a story with an ending, Missy learns that creating a story may also be the solution to her Billy problem. Dynamic characters and creative problem solving make this a grand sequel to Miss Brooks Loves Books! ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola


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