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Pam and Jodi's Journey

by Laura Leavitt

Pam and Jodi’s Journey is compelling as it portrays students raising consciousness and standing up for their rights. N.K. Beckley’s middle grade novel Pam and Jodi’s Journey is upbeat and informative. It focuses on a deaf student... Read More

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The Eclipse Dancer

by Laura Leavitt

"The Eclipse Dancer" is a resonant literary fantasy in which distinct cultures clash and supernatural possibilities are ever-present. A dreamy, mournful fantasy, Laura Koerber’s "The Eclipse Dancer" inspires thoughts of other possible... Read More

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The Grove

by Laura Leavitt

"The Grove" is an entertaining middle grade mystery set in an era of adolescent freedom. Robert John Percy’s middle grade mystery novel "The Grove" is full of friendship and adventure, capturing a period when preteens had free rein in... Read More

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Waging Justice

by Laura Leavitt

Through self-reflection and admissions of struggle, this memoir’s inspirational prose elevates the pursuit of the global good. Paul Zeitz’s memoir "Waging Justice" is about his career in epidemiology and lifetime pursuit of social... Read More

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The Exile

by Laura Leavitt

Dizzying and exciting, "The Exile" combines history with fantasy to set young adult hearts racing. Craig Washington’s thrilling young adult fantasy "The Exile" journeys through time, mysterious societies, and the dangerous conjuring of... Read More

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