Month: October 2009

Book Review 47:  Stolen Children by Peg Kehret

Book Review 47: Stolen Children by Peg Kehret

Peg Kehret’s books seem to always be on the Mark Twain list like every year, kind of like Mary Downing Hahn’s books do. While they’ve not been my favorites in the past, and I alwasy feel they tend to have some similar trends in them, I decided this was a… Read more »

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Book Review 45:  Safe at Home by Mike Lupica

Book Review 45: Safe at Home by Mike Lupica

This is one in a sports series called Mike Lupica’s Comeback Kids. I read “The Big Field” by Mike Lupica for the Truman list just a short time ago. My main criticism of that was how technical the baseball talk was. In this one, it wasn’t quite as technical, and… Read more »

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Book Review 38: The Leanin’ Dog by K.A. Nuzum

Okay story, a girl who recently watched her mother freeze to death, and is now afraid to leave her house, has a dog come up to her cabin door one day. She lives with her father, I’m guessing up on a mountain or in a forest or something. I’m guessing… Read more »

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