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Review: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano. Scholastic, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Powerful image that reflects the content and location of the story, and hints at one of the central metaphors in the book! Love! … Continue reading

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Review: The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George

The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George. Viking, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction. Face Value: There are two covers for this book, and the one I picked up from my library (left) is great. Bright colors … Continue reading

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Review: Addie on the Inside by James Howe

Addie on the Inside by James Howe. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Poetry Face Value: Even though it has that “cut off the body parts of the girl” element that can be really unappealing, I … Continue reading

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Review: Imogene’s Last Stand by Candace Fleming & Nancy Carpenter

Imogene’s Last Stand by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter Schwartz & Wade Books, 2009 (Currently Available) Genre: Picture Book Face Value: Picture books tend to have good covers, since, well, obviously the pictures are a little more essential to … Continue reading

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Review: The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

The Princess Diaries, by Meg Cabot HarperTeen, 2000. (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary, Romance Face Value: Well…there’s a whole lot of bright pink on this cover, and not a small amount of sparkle. I’ll give you that. BUT – there’s something … Continue reading

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Review: Ten Miles Past Normal by Frances O’Roark Dowell

Ten Miles Past Normal by Frances O’Roark Dowell Atheneum, 2011 (currently available) Genre: Contemporary Realism Face Value: Actually, I love this cover a lot! It looks like the cover designer actually read the book and designed accordingly, and the girl … Continue reading

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