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Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah Wiles

Wiles, Deborah.  Each Little Bird That Sings.  247 p.  Harcourt.  2005.  ISBN 978-0-15-205113-6.Get your tissue box out. Meet Comfort.  She is a 10-year-old explorer, recipe tester, and funeral reporter, whose family owns, and lives in, the Snowberger Funeral Home in … Continue reading

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Th1rteen R3asons Why

Asher, Jay.  Th1rteen R3asons Why.  288 p.  Razorbill.  2007.  ISBN  978-1-59514-171-2. “Everything affects everything.” How do you treat people?  How are you treated by other people? So begins the story of Hannah Baker, a teen that committed suicide.  The story … Continue reading

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Clay. By David Almond.  2005.  Delacorte Press.  ISBN 978-0-440-42013-2.If you like creepy, this is the book for you!  In Clay, by David Almond, fourteen-year-old Davie, and his best friend Geordie, are altar boys in their English town.  As they are … Continue reading

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