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May 13, 2010

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 13, 2010. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2010.

Book Review

The Triskaidek

by Catherine Thureson

Alley Willowood is excited to reach the thirteenth day of the thirteenth month after her thirteenth year. She knows that the day will be special, and she intends to spend it “chasing the white rabbit,” which is how she describes days... Read More

Book Review

The Well-Tempered Poet

by Margaret Cullison

Poets as disparate as Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Charles Baudelaire, and Thomas Moore have put pen to paper to write about music. Music is accepted as a universal language to which we all respond, and poetry’s oral tradition speaks to... Read More

Book Review

Face to Face with Manatees

by Lydia Belanger

Everything you need to know about the manatee (the “sea cow”) can be found in this guide by photojournalist Brian Skerry. Skerry describes the human connection with manatees, as well as their behavior in the wild. Readers learn that... Read More

Book Review

Clarice Bean

by Lydia Belanger

When Uncle Ernie, an NYPD officer, slips on a doughnut and is rushed to the hospital, Mom flies to New York and Uncle Ted comes over to baby-sit the kids at the last minute. At first, everything goes smoothly, and Clarice says, “Nobody... Read More

Book Review

Moon Watchers

by Reece Karbowski

After Shirin spots the new moon marking the beginning of Ramadan, she begs her parents to allow her to fast this year. Now that her older brother Ali is twelve, everyone else in the family is old enough to celebrate according to the... Read More

Book Review

The Evolution of Everything

by Kenrick Vezina

Charles Darwin never uttered the phrase “survival of the fittest.” That was, in point of fact, Herbert Spencer, in his 1864 book, Principles of Biology. Spencer was more interested in serving personal philosophical goals than... Read More

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