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Review: Heaven is Paved With Oreos by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Heaven is Paved With Oreos by Catherine Gilbert Murdock. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Currently available. Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction. Face Value: Cover tropes collide: a headless girl, Converse sneakers, and oh of course something with cow print because it’s set … Continue reading

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Frontier Week Review: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink

Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink. Macmillan, 1935. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction Face Value: There are hundreds of variations on the Caddie Woodlawn cover out there, but I am particularly fond of the cover on my copy. Caddie … Continue reading

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Frontier Week Review: Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Scholastic, 1932. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction Face Value: I have a special place in my heart for the illustrations of Garth Williams. His drawings graced the pages of … Continue reading

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