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Reviews of Books Priced $8.99

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that are available for $8.99.

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Wild Winter

by Rebecca Monterusso

Friends work together to help each other out in this Christmas-centered middle grade story. In C. A. Hartnell’s chapter book "Wild Winter", a rambunctious duo solves a mystery and prepares for a holiday pageant. Carol Ann and her best... Read More

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Sinister Summer

by Laura Leavitt

Childhood adventures capture the culture of the 1950s in "Sinister Summer". Lighthearted summer fun mixes with worry and fear in C. A. Hartnell’s "Sinister Summer", a chapter book about faith, family, and friends. In the 1950s, Carol... Read More

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Scary Spring

by Aimee Jodoin

A historical tale about polio for middle graders, "Scary Spring" stays true to lighthearted aspects of its era. In the spring of 1955, polio ravaged the United States, and Carol Ann, in C. A. Hartnell’s middle grade novel Scary Spring... Read More

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Slower

by Nancy Powell

"Slower" is creative superhero story, deft in its use of history and physics to make the implausible seem plausible. In Ted Shepherd’s coming-of-age novel "Slower", a teenager contends with the life-changing and history-changing... Read More

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The Curing Room

by Savannah Dantona

Raw and disturbing, "The Curing Room" is a psychological thriller with an unforgettable twist. Michael Winn’s "The Curing Room" is a swift psychological thriller that delves into themes of mental illness, revenge, and healing. Ava is a... Read More

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All Mine!

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

A patient teacher helps a group of temperamental toddlers peacefully navigate the dos and don’ts of sharing toys at playtime in a surprising story about encouraging the development of generosity through ownership. Young children will... Read More

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