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BOOK REVIEW

MONSTERS ON MACHINES by Deb Lund
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Well-timed for Halloween, but with no specific mention of the holiday, it can be used—and will be enthusiastically welcomed—year-round. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A beastly construction crew erects a behemoth of a building, in verse! Read full book review >

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ALL ABOARD THE DINOTRAIN by Deb Lund
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"This dinobook is definitely on the right track. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this hilarious new brouhaha, the prehistoric gang of Dinosailors (2003) return as train hoppers. Read full book review >

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TELL ME MY STORY, MAMA by Deb Lund
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Warm-hearted and compassionate, this tale is ideal for sharing with expectant siblings, who will appreciate this subtle reminder of their own individuality. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Awaiting the arrival of her sibling, a young toddler is regaled with tales of the story regarding her own birth. Read full book review >

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DINOSAILORS by Deb Lund
by Deb Lund, illustrated by Howard Fine
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Readers will happily go along for the ride. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Expect dino fans to roar with approval as a crew of huge, toothy saurians thunders up the gangplank, ready to set sail for an exhilarating dino-cruise. Read full book review >

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DINOSOARING by Deb Lund
by Deb Lund, illustrated by Howard Fine
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 19, 2012

"Dinosaur fans, or anyone who enjoys horseplay on a humongous scale, will happily welcome back these gargantuan goofs. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Dinos take to the air in the latest joyride from the creators of Dinosailors (2003) and All Aboard the Dinotrain (2006). Read full book review >

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DEB OLIN UNFERTH
by Megan Labrise

Deb Olin Unferth’s quirky-funny-brilliant collection, Wait Till You See Me Dance, features 39 short (and shorter) stories on the absurdity and magnificence of everyday life. And they give the impression—I mean, they at times make you wonder if—they’re directly drawn from her life.

“She doesn’t have any skills,” Unferth writes in “My Daughter Debbie,” a story narrated by ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SNEEZENESIA by Deb Lucke
by Deb Lucke, illustrated by Deb Lucke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"If nothing else, this cautionary tale may get readers to cover their sneezes in fear of forgetting something vital. (Picture book. 3-7)"
What might happen if a sneeze is too powerful? Read full book review >

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THE NATURE OF JADE by Deb Caletti
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 27, 2007

"All in all, a pleasure. (Fiction. YA)"
For Jade, prone to panic attacks that consume her, watching the elephant cam from the nearby zoo offers peace. Read full book review >

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THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING by Deb Caletti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Cosmic comedy. (Fiction. YA)"
Alternating between pithy humor and ominous foreboding, high-school junior Jordan MacKenzie's voice describes her life, family, and friends in this gothic with an edge. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ESSENTIAL MAPS FOR THE LOST by Deb Caletti
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 5, 2016

"A cleareyed story about love and loss, mental illness, and taking charge of one's own fate. (Fiction. 15-19)"
Two teens meet under unusual and sorrowful circumstances, and together they learn that life is full of both joy and despair. Read full book review >

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MURDER GRINS AND BEARS IT by Deb Baker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2007

"Baker (Murder Passes the Buck, 2006, etc.) spins a mildly amusing mystery full of clichéd characters."
A widow's efforts to start an inquiry agency get off to a rousing start. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S BECOME OF HER by Deb Caletti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2017

"A darkly enchanting romance sinks into a thrilling cat-and-mouse game."
When charismatic, brooding aspiring poet and Edgar Allan Poe aficionado Henry North arrives on Parrish Island, Isabelle Austen is smitten. But Henry comes bearing secrets that may spell Isabelle's death. Read full book review >