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Maniac Mcgee – How Do You Become A Legend?

Book Review: Maniac Mcgee Newberry Award Winner By Jerry Spinelli Spoiler Alert! Summary Jeffrey Lionel “Maniac” Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn’t made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and … Continue reading

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“Navigating Early” – Who Is Lost?

Book Review : Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool Spoiler Alert! At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother’s death and placed in a boy’s boarding school in Maine. There, … Continue reading

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“Moon Over Manifest” – Who Has Hope?

Book Review : Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool Spoiler Alert! Summary Gideon Tucker has always managed to provide for himself and his daughter, Abilene, even though times are tough in 1936. Then he decides he needs to take on … Continue reading

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