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ISBN: 9781416990666
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2011

Amy Curry has been left alone to finish her last month of school in Los Angelos while her mother gets situated in Connecticut. While still mourning the death of her father now Amy has to drive cross-country, with a boy she hasn't seen in years along the route her mother has supplied. At the last minute Amy decides to ignore her mother's route and follows her own directions. Along the way Amy discovers interesting facts about each state they drive through and about herself. A great read for summer! Made me want to just jump in a car and drive.

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ISBN: 9780142418864
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Published: Speak - June 9th, 2011

Retta Lee Jones has just graduated high school and is ready to strike out on her own and make a name for herself as a country singer. Unfortunately, the road to Nashville is filled with obstacles both financial and parental. Once Retta arrives in Nashville she faces a whole slew of unexpected challenges - homelessness and rejection. She makes some interesting new friends as she navigates the country scene. Retta is a character you will cheer for even if you don't love country music. 

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ISBN: 9780385312585
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 1st, 1986

I am so glad I went back and read this book. After the first chapter I became immersed in Will Tuesday's life and family, and the scandal about to set Cold Sassy, Georgia on its ear. With deft storytelling, Olive Ann Burns invites you to experience life in a small southern town at the turn of the century.

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ISBN: 9780974228709
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Published: Amped Radio, Inc., DBA Amped Media - November 1st, 2003

Find a quiet corner and lose yourself in Alexa's quest to uncover the secrets in the Land of Elyon. Northwest author Patrick Carman weaves a page-turning tale that has it all: a feisty heroine, intriguing characters, and mysterious clues that keep you guessing until the end. First in the Land of Elyon trilogy, I am eagerly anticipating its sequel. 

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ISBN: 9780670058860
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Published: Viking Juvenile - March 8th, 2004

Day to day life in wartime Iraq is brought to us in startling clarity through Thura's honest observations and feelings. Thura helps us understand how her life has been influenced, first by Saddam Hussein and then by war. While having to overcome stark conditions, Thura conveys a sense of hope and spirit as she pursues her dreams of an education and opportunity to lead a "normal life."

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ISBN: 9780060540241
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Published: HarperCollins - December 26th, 2012

Sharon Creech has done it again! With poignant verse, Creech has skillfully provided the reader with a window into 12-year old Annie's life. We are given an opportunity to share in Annie's thoughts, dreams and doubts as life changes around her. A quick and enjoyable read, Creech makes every word count!