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Book Review – Stealing Our Way Home by Cecilia Galante

By Awnali Mills Twelve year old Jack and ten year old Pippa’s mother died a few months ago, and their dad seems totally lost.  He’s spending all his time at work and leaving all the “mothering” to Jack.  But when … Continue reading

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Book Review – William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle by Bobbie Peers

By Awnali Mills William Wenton is a code-breaking genius, but nobody can know that.  His family is in hiding because of something that happened to his grandfather—but nobody will talk about that.  Still, William can’t resist solving The Impossible Puzzle, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Boy Called Bat by Elana Arnold

By Awnali Mills Bat is a boy with Asperger’s Syndrome, and his superpower is that he loves everything to do with animals.  It helps that his mother is a veterinarian.  When she brings home a newborn skunk that needs tending … Continue reading

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Book Review – Baseball Genius by Tim Green and Derek Jeter

By Awnali Mills Jalen makes a stupid decision to steal some baseballs from major league player James Yeager and gets caught.  To save himself, he offers Yeager a deal:  Jalen will help the player go 4 for 4 and save … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish

By Awnali Mills I love getting good book recommendations from co-workers, and The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish was definitely a good one. Ethan, his mom and dad, and his older brother Robbie have all moved to Palm … Continue reading

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Book Review – Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick

By Awnali Mills The new Pumpkin Falls mystery, Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick is out, and one of my colleagues snatched it up for me because she knew how much I enjoyed the first one,  Absolutely Truly. Truly Lovejoy … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Wizard’s Dog by Eric Kahn Gale

By Awnali Mills Nosewise is Merlin’s dog, and he despises doors.  Doors stop him from going out when he needs to pee, and keep him out of his master’s workroom when Merlin and his apprentice Morgana are working.  Nosewise just … Continue reading

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