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Every body sees the ants

Everybody Sees the Ants by A. King This is entire story will have you on the verge of the sniffles, but those scenes in Vietnam with his grandfather are so heartbreakingly beautiful.

The Right Books Always Keep You Company. So true I'll cry

The Right Books Always Keep You Company

Defining family essay introduction Title Length Color Rating: Defining Family and a Personal Reflection Essay - In this discussion, I will be explaining how I define family. I will also include my.

Everyone knows reading is good, but sometimes we tend to forget about it, especially in view of, well, video screen. National Reading…

The many benefits of reading (infographic)

National Reading campaign and CBCBooks present Readers Save The World! well, not really, but: Reading is good for you.

Noggin, John Corey Whaley | The 17 Best YA Books Of 2014 Travis Coates was alive once, and then he wasn’t. His head was chopped off and shoved into a freezer in Denver, Colorado, but come five years and it’s been reattached to a different body. This coming-of-age novel is hilarious and peculiar, but so intriguing. Kind of reminds me of Unwind (also a good book)!

Noggin, John Corey Whaley

Noggin by John Corey Whaley - Travis Coates has a good head…on someone else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and wholly original coming-of-age story from John Corey Whaley, author of the Printz and Morris Award–winning Where Things Come Back.

El Lado Luminoso De La Vida (2012)

The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel (Unabridged) - Matthew.: The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel (Unabridged) - Matthew Quick…

Chocolat, Joanne Harris. Amazing book better then the movie!!!

Chocolat ~ Joanne Harris : When Vivane Rocher arrives at an old french village and opens a chocolate boutique directly across from the church, Father Reynaud identifies her as a serious danger to the upcoming season of Lent.

Never Fall Down

Lexile: Never Fall Down. McCormick interviews Am Chom-Pond about his time in Cambodia in the killing fields as a child and his move to America

January celebrates South Asia.  In this novel, an East Indian-Americn teen struggle with highschool.

In Born Confused, Dimpe Lala struggles with meeting her Indian parents' being set up with a "suitable" boy. I would recommend this for anyone who feels pulled in two directions.

Devout Muslim Sohane struggles to deal with her grief and conflicting emotions about her more worldly sister, Djelila, who has been killed by religious extremists.

“I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister” by Amélie Sarn, translated by Y. Maudet

I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister by Amelie Sarn: "Portrait of two Muslim sisters, once closely bonded, but now on divergent paths as one embraces her religion and the other remains secular"--Provided by publisher.

Two girls, two centuries apart. One never knowing the other. But when Andi finds Alexandrine’s diary, she recognizes something in her words and is moved to the point of obsession. There’s comfort and distraction for Andi in the journal’s antique pages—until, on a midnight journey through the catacombs of Paris, Alexandrine’s words transcend paper and time, and the past becomes suddenly, terrifyingly present.

An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French Revolution.

Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy): Unabridged, 19 CDs, 24 hours/b/pRead by TBA/pA richly inventive novel about an ages-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.

The Trials and Tribulations of the Blue Hen List: A Summer Tale of Censorship

The Trials and Tribulations of the Blue Hen List: A Summer Tale of Censorship

Author Interview: emily m danforth speaks about writing a 'coming-of-age' novel

15 Must-Read Books about Bullying for Kids & Teens

Books about Bullying: 15 Must-Read Stories for Kids & Teens

15 Books about Bullying for Kids & Teens