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We Never Asked for Wings

5

Hold onto your hearts, Diffenbaugh has earned her literary wings in her second masterpiece and she is about to take your breath away. Read more...

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Gorillas in Our Midst

5

Yes, this is a picture book, but grown-up me could not stop laughing! Read more...

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Popular Crime

5

Making the world safe for murder the way he did for on-base percentage. Read more...

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Fish in a Tree

5

"Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid." Read more...

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The Pirate Pig

5

This is a high seas caper involvin' a skull-and-crossbones-wearin' pig, a stout captain and t' unwanted attention o' Barracuda Bill. Read more...

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If You Plant a Seed

5

Fruits and veggies aren't the only things that grow in this sweet story about compassion and generosity. Read more...

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Buck's Tooth

5

Buck's big front tooth is easy to brush, but that's about the only thing it's good for. It ruins everything! Read more...

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Sea Rex

5

What happens when a bunch of dinosaurs spend a day at the beach? An afternoon of toothy delight! Read more...

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The Penderwicks in Spring

5

This story mixes the modern day family with old fashioned charm and values. Read more...

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Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

5

Fans of true crime and detective stories would do well to pick up this gripping, deeply-reported account of a South Los Angeles homicide. Read more...