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Remember Me Like This

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ISBN: 9781400062126
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Published: Random House - May 13th, 2014

Prepare yourself to be transported to Corpus Christi to join the Campbell family as each member relives their perceived participation in and reaction to one of their own being taken. Stay with them as they live through the impossible. You will not be able to turn away.               

Carol


Under the Egg

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ISBN: 9780803740013
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Published: Dial Books - March 18th, 2014

Theodora’s late grandfather was a security guard at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. When she discovers a valuable painting in the old town house she maintains, there are more questions than answers. A wonderful friendship begins, the Monuments Men play a role and old New York comes to life. A delightful read for anyone interested in art, history or just a great story with very real characters.

 

Carol


Nest

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By Jorey Hurley, Jorey Hurley (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781442489714
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 4th, 2014

Everyone needs this book right now. SPRING is coming. With simple, colorful illustrations and text, Jorey Hurley follows the life of a hatchling over the course of a year. Young children will enjoy learning the word that goes with each picture and imagining that there will be green leaves soon!! Adults will like that too!!!!

Carol


All the Truth That’s in Me

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ISBN: 9780670786152
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2013

Judith disappears from her village and returns a couple of years later, unwilling and seemingly unable to speak. As she gains the courage and confidence to begin to communicate, her story is slowly revealed, one bit at a time.  This is an intricately crafted, well written and intriguing novel for  kids 12 and up that totally immerses the reader. And PLEASE, disregard the cover, if you can.

Carol


The Mysterious Traveler

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By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham, P. J. Lynch (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763662325
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - October 8th, 2013

The Mysterious Traveler tells the story of a blind guide who led traders through the Sahara Desert. PJ Lynch’s beautiful illustrations surround the reader with the colors and feel of the desert and set the stage for the scary adventure that tests the guide’s many talents.

Carol


Rose Under Fire

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ISBN: 9781423183099
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 10th, 2013

American pilot Rose Justice survives Ravensbruck, but escaping from the concentration camp doesn't mean her experience is over. This follow-up to Code Name Verity (not a sequel, though several characters appear in this book) is about survival in all its forms, loyalty, and what we owe each other.

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Boy on the Wooden Box

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ISBN: 9781442497818
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2013

Although we are all familiar with the Holocaust, Leon Leyson’s personal description of the events from a child’s point of view captures its devastating consequences most dramatically. He is a regular boy playing in his Polish neighborhood, when his world comes apart. Oscar Schindler’s intervention saves him from death, but not from unbelievable trauma. Prepare for an intense, page-turner.

Carol


The Day the Crayons Quit

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By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399255373
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Published: Philomel Books - June 27th, 2013

What are the crayons in your box thinking? Bet you never considered that question. Did you know, for instance, that yellow and orange are not speaking due to their differences about the color of the sun.  This is a book for anyone who colors, appreciates the work of Oliver Jeffers, or just plain likes to laugh. An original.

Carol


Mountains Beyond Mountains YA Edition

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ISBN: 9780385743181
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Published: Delacorte Press - April 9th, 2013

This adaptation of the adult bestseller is so well done that even adults will want to revisit the story about the work of Paul Farmer in Haiti and elsewhere. Tracy Kidder’s introduction to this younger version is pitch perfect, and the book settles on the essential story, only leaving out bits of some background info. Amazingly well done!

Carol


The Dark

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By Lemony Snicket, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316187480
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013

The text and illustrations are so well integrated in The Dark that it is as if Lemony and Jon became one person in its creation. A boy is afraid of the dark and it sure does look scary, but it turns out that the dark helps the boy overcome his fear. Intrigued?? Take a peek!!!

Carol


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