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Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Synopsis "Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has: every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she feels like an outsider,… Continue reading Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

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Book Review: Best Babysitters Ever

Synopsis Best Babysitters Ever by Caroline Cala is about three friends who decide to start a babysitting club, inspired by┬áthe very first Babysitter's Club book. Twelve-year-old Malia convinces her friends Dot and Bree to start a babysitting club based on the book Kristy's Great Idea By Ann M. Martin. At first, Dot and Bree are… Continue reading Book Review: Best Babysitters Ever

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Book Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

I love young adult books and I love getting book recommendations from people who's opinions I trust and whose tastes I share. And that is how The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie fell into my lap. Fourteen-year-old Junior is an artist, a cartoon artist to be exact, who desperately wants… Continue reading Book Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian