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Middle-Grade Book Review: Wave by Diana Farid

Ava is hoping to spend her summer riding wave after wave at the beach, but her Persian Doctor Mom has other plans. This novel-in-verse is perfect for middle-grade readers struggling with teen issues.
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Children’s Book Review: Imagine! by Bruno Tognolini

Imagine a world full of joy and peace. A collection of 24 poems full of hopes and dreams for a better world.
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Books that Came My Way in January 2022

Books that came my way in January 2022 including adult fiction, nonfiction, and historical fiction as well as children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: Christmas, Here I Come! by D. J. Steinberg

A collection of poems celebrating Christmas including the excitement leading up to it and the big day itself.
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Books that Came My Way in November 2021

My monthly roundup of books added to my shelves in November 2021 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: Beneath the Waves by Stephanie Warren Drimmer

Celebrate Earth Day and the days after by learning all about ocean life from the beaches to the deepest ocean floor. All ocean life is critical to our ecosystem and is fascinating to learn about.
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Books that Came My Way in November 2019

A round-up of all the books that were added to my shelves in November 2019 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: The Poetry of Us – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Children’s Book Review: Fly with Me and Counting Birds – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Children’s Book Review: Animal Ark By Kwame Alexander

ANIMAL ARK Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures By: Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Kikaido Photography by: Joel Sartore Published: February 14, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Poetry/Education/Photography This amazing book shares the importance of taking care of our world for the animals that live in it. It gives our youngest children an…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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