I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali

Nujood Ali grew up in the small town of Khadji, located in Yemen.  The women in Yemen are not taught how to stand up for themselves or how to make their own choices in life.  The man of the house is the person that makes all the decisions for the family.  With no work in […]

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Review of “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site” by Sherri Duskey Rinker

  Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker   This book is an ideal bedtime story for all those truck-loving toddlers and preschoolers! Gentle rhymes and soft colored pictures of favorite trucks are the perfect way to lull any child into sweet dreams. We get to say goodnight to each machine as it dozes […]

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“The Flower Recipe Book” – Alethea Harampolis

This is a very inspiring book for everybody who likes flowers : the gardeners and the decorators who are looking for new flower arrangement ideas —  the artists and the photographers who are looking for inspiration to create their own still life – and the people who are looking for a nice book to put on […]

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Review of “Diary of a Worm” by Doreen Cronin

Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin This hilarious look at the daily life of a young earthworm will capture the interest of young readers eager to Dig into Reading, this year’s Summer Reading Program theme for children.      The worm lives underground with his parents and sister, and he plays with his friend, Spider.   The […]

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Review of “Gregor, the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins

Review of “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins. I recently read the book, “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins for my 5th/6th grade book club. We chose it because one of the young men who sometimes attends book club had read and loved it. My first reaction was to assume that the author was taking […]

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