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October 23, 2013

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 23, 2013. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2013.

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by Marlee Leebrick-Stryker

Touches of magic and fantasy highlight this richly detailed historical novel about a New England woman learning of her Mexican heritage. Maria Black grows up believing she comes from old New England family stock. However, the death of... Read More

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The Four Lost Chicks

by Amanda McCorquodale

This charming story of rhythms and sounds teaches children about animals to foster reverence for nature. "The Four Lost Chicks", a cheerful picture book by school principal and grandmother Yvonne Angelastro, uses a short tale about a hen... Read More

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The Children Who Time Lost

by Anna Call

Though many male writers struggle with female perspectives on motherhood, Marvin Amazon carries the theme flawlessly. His smart, engaging style speaks to his confidence as a writer. Fast, gripping, and completely believable in its... Read More

Book Review

Common Core

by Lynn Evarts

Current trends in education are featured in this thought-provoking novel as a means to incite a call to arms for student-centered school reform. America is expanding for-profit educational opportunities for students while moving away... Read More

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by Jeannine Chartier Hanscom

Actress Nikki Easton makes for a tenacious and admirable heroine in this suspenseful page-turner—readers will root for her from start to finish. Maxine Nunes crafts an outstanding tale of friendship, murder, love, and betrayal in her... Read More