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    IN A GLASS GRIMMLY

    SEPT. 27, 2012

CHILDREN'S

IN A GLASS GRIMMLY

by Adam Gidwitz

Not so much a set of retellings as a creative romp through traditional and tradition-based story-scapes, compulsively... Full review >

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    THE CASE OF THE DEADLY DESPERADOS

    FEB. 16, 2012

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THE CASE OF THE DEADLY DESPERADOS

by Caroline Lawrence

A rich vein of wisdom runs through this highly entertaining, swashbuckling series debut. Full review >

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    COLD CEREAL

    FEB. 7, 2012

CHILDREN'S

COLD CEREAL

by Adam Rex

A massive explosion at the end only sets that evil scheme back a bit; stay tuned for further strange and exhilarating... Full review >

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    INTO THE WOODS

    SEPT. 1, 2012

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    THE DOGS OF WINTER

    OCT. 1, 2012

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    THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JOHN SMITH, JR., AKA HOUDINI

    JAN. 24, 2012

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THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JOHN SMITH, JR., AKA HOUDINI

by Peter Johnson

In the end, Houdini realizes that writing has changed him and altered his perspective on people and life. Readers will feel... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THREE TIMES LUCKY

    MAY 10, 2012

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THREE TIMES LUCKY

by Sheila Turnage

Readers may find they never want to leave Tupelo Landing. Full review >

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    THE SPINDLERS

    SEPT. 18, 2012

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THE SPINDLERS

by Lauren Oliver & illustrated by Iacopo Bruno

Richly detailed, at times poetic, ultimately moving; a book to be puzzled over, enjoyed and, ideally, read aloud. Full review >

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    THE MIGHTY MISS MALONE

    JAN. 10, 2012

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THE MIGHTY MISS MALONE

by Christopher Paul Curtis

Deza is one great heroine in her own right, a fitting literary companion to Bud Caldwell. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE IMPOSSIBLE RESCUE

    SEPT. 11, 2012

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THE IMPOSSIBLE RESCUE

by Martin W. Sandler

Outstanding nonfiction writing that makes history come alive. Full review >

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    NEVER TRUST A TIGER

    SEPT. 1, 2012

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NEVER TRUST A TIGER

retold by Lari Don & illustrated by Melanie Williamson

An excellent addition to both the folk tale genre and the early-reader shelf. Full review >

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