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Can’t Wait Wednesday #29:  Mapping the Bones by Jane Yolen

Can’t Wait Wednesday #29: Mapping the Bones by Jane Yolen

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings to spotlight and talk about the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine.  This week I’ve… Read more »

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Yes, I know I’m way behind everyone else on this one.  I’ve been meaning to read it for awhile.  But it was a big book, and I just had so many other things to read, that I just kept putting it on the back burner.  Finally I decided that it was time to read it… Read more »

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For the Good of Mankind? by Vicki O. Wittenstein

For the Good of Mankind? by Vicki O. Wittenstein

Thanks to Netgalley and Lerner Publishing Group for allowing me to read this e-galley over the summer.  My interest in this book was probably sparked from both the fact that I am a science teacher, as well as the fact that I read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks earlier this summer.  This book was… Read more »

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Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz

Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz

Thanks to Scholastic and Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-galley of this book in Fall of 2012.  I have always been fascinated by the Holocaust.  It just amazes me that things like this can actually take place in real life.  That people can be so horrible, and other people just look on, or… Read more »

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The Thief of Auschwitz by Jon Clinch

The Thief of Auschwitz by Jon Clinch

I got this title from Netgalley, I believe right before they changed?  Or maybe right after they changed their site and I began having issues.  I can’t find it on there anymore, so I have no idea how to share my review or who the publisher is that I would share it with.  I believe… Read more »

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