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SPLENDORS AND GLOOMS

by Laura Amy Schlitz

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    IN A GLASS GRIMMLY

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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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HADES

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    WONDER

    FEB. 14, 2012

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by R.J. Palacio

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by Caroline Lawrence

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

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"WHO COULD THAT BE AT THIS HOUR?"

by Lemony Snicket & illustrated by Seth

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    THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

    JAN. 17, 2012

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THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

by Katherine Applegate illustrated by Patricia Castelao

Utterly believable, this bittersweet story, complete with an author’s note identifying the real Ivan, will inspire a new... Full review >

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    COLD CEREAL

    FEB. 7, 2012

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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

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    THE DOGS OF WINTER

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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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