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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart

dreena, August 6, 2014

What does it mean to be civilized? Do we have the right to change a country's customs and values based upon our own??? Timeless questions the reader considers as he watches one African man's struggle to define himself and his community. A classic that belongs in every person's home library.
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Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly Mccreight
Reconstructing Amelia

dreena, July 16, 2014

Kate's life becomes a nightmare when she learns of her daughter, Amelia's suicide. When an anonymous text informs Kate that Amelia "didn't jump, Kate's nightmare continues as she unravels the truth. This novel reminds us that, as parents, our children often have lives beyond our control and our knowledge. Told from alternating viewpoints, we see not only a mother's anguish, but a daughter's secret life. Add this to your summer reading list.
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Three Tales of My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon

dreena, May 28, 2014

Although written over 50 years ago, this children's classic is a wonderful adventure tale of a young boy who saves a baby dragon. This is a perfect read aloud book to stir a young child's imagination. What a great introduction to the lost art of story telling.
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Mossy by Jan Brett

dreena, April 18, 2014

Another beautiful book by Jan Brett. Not only is this a sweet turtle love story, but it also reminds old and young readers that lving creatures are happiest in their own environments. Add it to your child's library!
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The Goldfinch 1st Edition by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch 1st Edition

dreena, April 12, 2014

With better editing, this could have been a great read. The characters are well drawn, but there are too many pages of unnecessary details. If you enjoy long, drawn out tales, this is for you.
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