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A Christmas Tale (True & Nelle #2) by G. Neri

A Christmas Tale (True & Nelle #2) by G. Neri is the second book in the series. The book is a fictional tale of friendship of Harper Lee and Truman Capote. This story focuses on Christmas. The book is divided … Continue reading

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling is a powerful and shocking story about a family during The Second Anglo-Boer War during the early part of the 20th century in Africa. It’s a historical fiction story that is inspired … Continue reading

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Under the Lights by Abbi Glines

Under the Lights (The Field Party #2) by Abbie Glines is a young adult book that is leaning more tot he mature YA audience. I did not read the first book in the series. This review is based on this book … Continue reading

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Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream Puffs by Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream Puffs by Lincoln Peirce. This is a graphic novel series about a young boy, Nate, in middle school.  As Nate goes through middle school, he encounters many trials, from losing in a baseball game to … Continue reading

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Buying Samir by Kimberly Rae

Buying Samir by Kimberly Rae is about a young girl, Jasmina, who has been rescued from the streets of India. Jasmina had been exploited by child traffickers, and now is on the road to learning how to trust again. Jasmina is … Continue reading

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The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart

The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Steward is an adventure that focuses on 11-year-old boy named Reuben who lives in Lower Downs which, is one of the poorer areas of the city of New Umbra. Reuben’s father died when he was … Continue reading

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When Dreams Come True by Rebecca Emin

When Dreams Come True by Rebecca Emin is the story of the awkward phase when children transition from being children to becoming teenagers. It is a middle-grade novel, written in first person, from the point of view of a thirteen-year-old … Continue reading

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The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg

The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg was a wonderful story that I enjoyed. At the beginning of the story the reader is introduced to John Watson who recently moved with his mother to 221 Baker Street in Harlem, New … Continue reading

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Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber

Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber is lovely little picture book that explains death to a young child. Mother explains that his father cannot come back because his body has stopped working and that it is ok to … Continue reading

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What Happened to Daddy’s Body? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber

What Happened to Daddy’s Body? by Elke Barber, Alex Barber is a children’s nonfiction book about death of a loved one. It talks about cremation and burial. It is a simple and easy to understand, which makes it great for kids who have experienced … Continue reading

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