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Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald, illustrated by J.P. Coovert

Link to Harvest Park Library: Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading  Reluctant readers, and avid readers, will really like this book.  Charlie Joe Jackson will do anything to avoid reading!  Narrated by middle schooler Charlie Joe, it reads a … Continue reading

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Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

Aman and his mother escape Afghanistan with the help of Shadow, an Army sniffer dog, to live in England.  After living in England for six years, they are denied asylum and have to go back to Afghanistan.  Aman’s best friend … Continue reading

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Love That Dog: A Novel

Creech, Sharon. Love That Dog:  A Novel. 86 p.  Scholastic.  2001.  ISBN 978-0-06-029287-4. They say great things come in small packages.  This book is no exception.  Creech has written a book that a lot of kids will be able to … Continue reading

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Flipped

Van Draanen, Wendelin.  Flipped.  212 p. A. A. Knopf. 2001. ISBN 978-0-375-81174-6 . When Bryce Loski moves in across the street from Julie Baker  in 2nd grade, she immediately falls in love with him!  When Bryce meets her for the … Continue reading

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Dogboy

Russell, Christopher.  Dogboy.  272 p. Greenwillow Books. 2006.  ISBN 978-0-06-084116-4. Brind is a 12-year-old boy that was abandoned as a baby, and left in a dog kennel at Sir Edmund’s manor.  The year is 1346, shortly after the Hundred Years … Continue reading

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Boys Are Dogs

Margolis, Leslie.  Boys Are Dogs.  195 p. Bloomsbury. 2008.  ISBN 978-1-59990-221-0. Sorry guys, this book’s probably not for you.  It’s pretty much a girl book. 🙂 And what a girl book it is! Annabelle life is in upheaval.  It’s summer … Continue reading

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