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Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet by Jacqueline Kelly - Book Review

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By Jacqueline Kelly, Teagan White (Illustrator), Jennifer L. Meyer (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781627798686
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 4th, 2016

Callie Vee and her brother Travis are back and helping animals in the wild and on their farm. I love this delightful spin off of the Calpurnia Tate series that's perfect for younger readers. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


The Boomerang Effect by Gordon Jack - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062399397
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Published: HarperTeen - November 8th, 2016

Lawrence is a typical burnout- floating from one poor decision to the next, scraping by to avoid being sent to an "alternative school". After giving up pot and his partying friends, he's placed in the "Buddy Program". This book overflows with humor and wit and captures the essence of high school. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


The Accidental Pastor by Melissa O'Brien - Book Review

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$28.61
ISBN: 9781366620613
Availability: Special Order
Published: Blurb - December 19th, 2016

I read this book standing at the counter on a gray VT day. Hopeful and uplifting- this is an inspiring read for the New Year. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Baby Bear's Not Hibernating by Lynn Plourde - Book Review

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By Lynn Plourde, Teri Weidner (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781608936229
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Published: Down East Books - November 17th, 2016

A cute bedtime story in the spirit of Jan Brett, filled with interesting facts about black bears and fantastic illustrations. Perfect for rambunctious kids in the evening. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up by Bianca Schulze

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$12.95
ISBN: 9781633221697
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Published: Walter Foster Jr - October 10th, 2016

The perfect gift for the young bookworm. A brightly illustrated compendium of great books, full of recommendations, facts and space for readers to make their own comments. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


No Fair! No Fair! and Other Jolly Poems of Childhood by Calvin Trillin - Book Review

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By Calvin Trillin, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545825788
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Published: Orchard Books - September 27th, 2016

In the spirit of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, here is a collection of delightful poems and charming drawings depicting childhood struggles. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


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