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BOOK REVIEW

BOBBIE DAZZLER by Margaret Wild
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A brief note on the copyright page gives information concerning the Red-necked Wallaby. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Bobbie Dazzler is a lively and bouncing Red-necked Wallaby. Read full book review >

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SARAH'S SLEEPOVER by Bobbie Rodriguez
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: May 1, 2000

"Graham's familiar lush artwork ably conveys the dark's unctuous feel. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A nighttime blackout allows a gathering of cousins to share for a brief spell in the blindness of a young girl. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOBBIE THE WONDER DOG by Tricia Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Dog lovers of any age will find Bobbie and his amazing journey irresistible. (Informational picture book. 4-10)"
A farm dog named Bobbie finds his way back home from Indiana to Oregon in this true story from the 1920s. Read full book review >

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WHEN BOBBIE SANG THE BLUES by Peggy Darty
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 20, 2007

"A run-of-the-mill cozy with pleasant characters and some good ideas for dealing with all that junk stored in the attic."
A mystery writer's sleuthing skills are tested by a real-life murder. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET BLOG OF RAISIN RODRIGUEZ by Judy Goldschmidt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2005

"A few truly sparkly characters (one named Sparkles—a boy, naturally) and groundbreaking directness on the topic of tampon insertion set this amusing piece apart from others of its fast-growing genre. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Funny, dramatic, and varying in degrees of sharpness, Raisin writes a blog for her two best friends across the country. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Throughout this life-and-death drama and some nitty-gritty puberty details, Raisin's voice is sparkly and hilarious. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Raisin's back, funny and delightful and determined to get her first kiss. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"Careful: This blog induces giggles and empathy. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Still blogging her way through 7th grade at light speed, Raisin now has a boyfriend—cinnamon-scented, tongue-tied CJ—and solid friends in new-ish home Philadelphia and old hometown Berkeley. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Terrifying, life-affirming and memorable. (author's note, bibliography) (Adventure. 10-14)"
An orphaned boy in Russia survives as a member of a pack of dogs. Read full book review >

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WILLIAM WENTON AND THE IMPOSSIBLE PUZZLE by Bobbie Peers
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 23, 2017

"An unfortunate mix of a great premise and poor execution kicks off a series; here's hoping subsequent volumes improve. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
A gifted codebreaker exposes himself and his family to danger when he solves an impossible puzzle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DOG'S WAY HOME by Bobbie Pyron
ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"This is an uplifting tale of devotion, perseverance and love beyond boundaries, and it's worth every taut word. (Adventure. 8- 12)"
Fans of the Lassie stories and The Incredible Journey, by Sheila Burnford (1961), will lose themselves in this harrowing adventure. Read full book review >