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Book of the Day–The Sixth Extinction

I was sent a copy of The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert Release Date: 2014-02-11 From the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe, a powerful and important work about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into …

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Book of the Day–Raven in a Dove House

I was sent a copy of Raven in a Dove House by Andrea Davis Pinkney Raven in a Dove House by Andrea Davis Pinkney Release Date: 2014-04-15 It’s summer vacation, and twelve-year-old Nell has gone upstate to spend a month with Aunt Ursa and Cousin Foley. Seeing Foley’s best friend, …

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Book of the Day–Under the Light

I was sent a copy of Under the Light by Laura Whitcomb Under the Light by Laura Whitcomb Release Date: 2014-04-15 “Life proves as haunting as death in this well-crafted ghost story.”—Kirkus ReviewsHelen needed a body to be with her beloved. Jenny had to escape from hers before her spirit …

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Book of the Day–The Elementals

I was sent a copy of The Elementals by Saundra Mitchell The Elementals by Saundra Mitchell Release Date: 2014-04-08 Kate Witherspoon has lived a bohemian life with her artist parents. In 1917, the new art form of the motion picture is changing entertainment—and Kate is determined to become a director. …

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Book of the Day–Undecided

  I was sent a copy of Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School by Genevieve Morgan Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School by Genevieve Morgan Release Date: 2014-04-08 For high school students all over the country, figuring out what to do after graduation is a major …

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#Kidlit Book of the Day – Martha Speaks: Play Ball

I was sent a copy of Martha habla: ¡Juega al sóftbol! Martha Speaks: Play Ball! (Bilingual Reader) (Spanish and English Edition) by Susan Meddaugh Martha habla: ¡Juega al sóftbol! Martha Speaks: Play Ball! (Bilingual Reader) (Spanish and English Edition) by Susan Meddaugh Release Date: 2014-04-01 Truman’s acting really weird—why does …

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#Kidlit Book of the Day: Big Fat Hen

We were sent a copy of La gallina grande/Big Fat Hen bilingual board book (Spanish and English Edition) by Keith Baker La gallina grande/Big Fat Hen bilingual board book (Spanish and English Edition) by Keith Baker Release Date: 2014-04-15 “Uno, dos, ata la bota . . . One, two, buckle …

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Book of the Day: Half Bad

You guys! I was so happy to get a copy of Half Bad (The Half Bad Trilogy) by Sally Green! It was only natural when we started talking about our FIRST WeAreWordNerds BookClub pick that I threw this title in the hat! WHOOT!  I hope you join us for our …

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Book of the Day – Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself

I was sent a copy of Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself by Bob Pflugfelder Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself by Bob Pflugfelder …