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March 01
Selected by Laura from Seattle, Washington
Aquarium
Aquarium
by David Vann

Laura's Comments:
"A beautiful and horrible story of an injured family, for adults and teens. Caitlin, 12, spends her days after school watching fish at the aquarium while her mom works. She hopes to be a marine biologist some day, but her mother's low-paying job barely cover rent and food, so Caitlin has slim hopes for college, or even friends. In a narrative as mesmerizing as the fish in the aquarium, Caitlin uncovers her family's past and also manages to shape a better future. This is a very moving story about pain and hope from a master storyteller. Illustrations are a special added bonus to this book-club-worthy story which stands out as my nomination for best of the year so far." (read more)

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