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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2012

"Big, bright life lessons in a pocket-sized package."
A longtime educational advocate and public speaker praises the noble art of teaching. Read full book review >

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NO ONE REMEMBERS YOUR NAME, WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) (ISBN13: 978-0-316-34168-4) by Laini Taylor

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split
BFF Charm: Yay x2
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Dreams of Libraries and Godspawn
Bonus Factors: Librarians, Tasty Business
Relationship Status: Missing My Other Half

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split

Although I’m not crazy about the font, this is such a pretty ...


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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"The mystery is a bit perfunctory, but the Halloween atmosphere is well realized and the sentiments are all in the right places. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Cats and Casey are best friends; together with Benny, they are trying to learn more about a new resident on their street, John Smith, who wears a slouchy hat and a bandanna over his face. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"An easily read story with a cast of engaging characters; the message is delivered with a light touch. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Two authors noted for stories that gently challenge social and gender roles (Oh Boy! Read full book review >

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NEON DANCERS by Matt Taylor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Overly busy but mostly engaging—and much enhanced by its likable journalist-sleuth."
Palmer Kingston—ace reporter for the Tribune in the small city of Marlinsport, Florida (Neon Flamingo)—now lives in a Spanish mansion he shares with girl reporter A.C. Egan of the rival Times, and collections of neon signs and vintage cars. Read full book review >

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A WASTE OF GOOD PAPER by Sean Taylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2013

"A moving story about hurt children, brave teachers and the poetry within. (author's note) (Fiction. 11-16)"
Through the journal he keeps, Jason Dooley offers readers a window into his life at Heronford, a British school for kids with behavioral and emotional difficulties. Read full book review >

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OXFORD FIRST BOOK OF DINOSAURS by Barbara Taylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 18, 2002

"Added treats include a dinosaur quiz and some activities to do at home. (glossary, name pronunciation guide, index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
A big book of dinosaurs for young enthusiasts that's most notable for colorful drawings of dinosaurs on every page. Read full book review >

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ROGUE WAVE by Theodore Taylor
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Nevertheless, these will captivate even reluctant readers. (Short stories. 12+)"
``And Other Red-Blooded Sea Stories'' is the subtitle that hints at the tone and telling in this collection of eight short works, some previously published in magazines by Taylor (The Bomb, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >