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The Kid’s Guide to Digital Photography: How to Shoot, Save, Play With & Print Your Digital Photos

Bidner, Jenni.  The Kids Guide to Digital Photography: How to Shoot, Save, Play With & Print Your Digital Photos.  96 p. Sterling. 2004.  ISBN 978-1-40278-039-4 . A lot of kids I know love to take pictures with their cameras, whether … Continue reading

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Countdown: A Novel

Countdown:  A Novel.  By Deborah Wiles.  2010.  Scholastic Press. ISBN 978-0-545-10605-4Imagine what your life would be like if the U.S. was under threat of a nuclear attack.  How would you feel?This actually happened during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. … Continue reading

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The Spatulatta Cookbook

Gerasole, Isabella and Olivia. The Spatulatta Cookbook. 128 p. Scholastic. 2007.  ISBN 978-0-439-02250-7. Do you like to cook and/or bake?  You may want to check-out The Spatulatta Cookbook by Isabella and Olivia Gerasole Isabella and Olivia Gerasole are two sisters … Continue reading

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Waves: From Surfing to Tsunami

Kampion, Drew. Illustrations by Jeff Peterson. Waves:  From Surfing to Tsunami. 79 p. Harper Collins. 2001. ISBN 978-0-380-97880-9. Have you ever been swimming in the ocean? Surfing? Have you seen any really big waves? This book, Waves:  From Surfing to … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

Collins, Suzanne.  The Hunger Games. 374 p. Scholastic. 2008.  ISBN 978-0-545-31058-1. Have you ever really wanted to read a book because so many people you knew said it was really great? That happened to me with The Hunger Games by … Continue reading

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Trial By Journal

Klise, Kate. Illustrated by M. Sarah Klise. Trial by Journal. 238 p. Harper Collins. 2001. ISBN 978-0-380-97880-9.  Do you like reading books with some drawings, and other visual items?  So do I!  Trial By Journal by Kate Klise, illustrated by … Continue reading

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Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice

Hoose, Phillip M. Claudette Colvin:  Twice Towards Justice. 133 p. Melanie Kroupa Books. 2009. ISBN 978-0-374-31322-7. How many of you have heard of Rosa Parks?  How many of you have heard of Claudette Colvin?  That’s what I thought.  Rosa Parks, … Continue reading

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