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Sound and Vision: A Guide to Music’s Cult Artists – From Punk, Alternative, and Indie Through Hip-Hop, Dance Music and Beyond
Riordan, John
ISBN: 9781909313989
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Featuring 100 musicians from the last five decades. With lots of information about each person or group including their top…...

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Spinderella
Donaldson, Julia
ISBN: 9781405279888
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

Spinderella and her family live in a school. As they watch and copy the children, Spinderella recognizes the importance of…...

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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
Agra Deedy, Carmen
ISBN: 9780545722889
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, K-6, Kindergarten

When the bossy mayor decides that singing in the town should be banned, the rooster decides to take matters in…...

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Curious George Discovers the Seasons
Platt, Cynthia
ISBN: 9780544785090
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Kindergarten

Curious minds come in very small bodies and Curious George is a familiar friend with answers to their questions.  Curious…


 

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Grade K – 3 Book Reviews

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Spinderella
Donaldson, Julia
ISBN: 9781405279888
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

Spinderella and her family live in a school. As they watch and copy the children, Spinderella recognizes the importance of…...

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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
Agra Deedy, Carmen
ISBN: 9780545722889
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, K-6, Kindergarten

When the bossy mayor decides that singing in the town should be banned, the rooster decides to take matters in…...

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Curious George Discovers the Seasons
Platt, Cynthia
ISBN: 9780544785090
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Kindergarten

Curious minds come in very small bodies and Curious George is a familiar friend with answers to their questions.  Curious…

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Little Blue Chair
Fagan, Cary
ISBN: 9781770497559
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

The ultimate upcycling story, “The Little Blue Chair” tells the story of a little blue chair and its journey from…...

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Grade 4 – 6 Book Reviews

rooster
The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
Agra Deedy, Carmen
ISBN: 9780545722889
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, K-6, Kindergarten

When the bossy mayor decides that singing in the town should be banned, the rooster decides to take matters in…...

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Lucky Lazlo
Light, Steve
ISBN: 9780763688257
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, K-6, Kindergarten

A funny story about a boy in love. Lazlo buys a rose for the girl of his dreams, starring in…...

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The Great Antonio
Gravel, Elise
ISBN: 9781943145089
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

An interesting Canadian character is revealed through this cartoon style book. Antonio was a Croatian-Canadian strongman, professional wrestler, and eccentric…....

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Kings of the Court
Hughes, Alison
ISBN: 9781459812192
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

What do a Shakespearean drama teacher and a last place basketball team have in common?  Not much to begin with,…

Grade 7 – 9 Book Reviews

Keith Haring: The Boy who Just Kept Drawing
Haring, Kay A.
ISBN: 9789780525428190
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, K-6, Teacher Resource

Written by Kay Haring, Keith’s sister, this book is a great introduction to kids about the artist, starting with his…...

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The Warden’s Daughter
Spinelli, Jerry
ISBN: 9780375831997
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Newbery Medalist and master-storyteller Jerry Spinelli returns to Pennsylvania and the home of “Maniac Magee” to create a compelling coming…...

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Sloan, Holly Goldberg
ISBN: 9780399186219
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Best-selling author Holly Goldberg Sloan pens an entertaining look at preadolescence as seen through the eyes of Julia Marks, a quirky…...

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Far From Fair
Arnold, Elana K.
ISBN: 9780544602274
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 8, Grade 9

Things that aren’t fair: Odette begins a list of ‘things that aren’t fair, from living in a motorhome (coach) to…...

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Grade 10 – 12 Book Reviews

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This is where it ends
Nijkamp, Marieke
ISBN: 9781492622468
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

10:01 – Some students are in the auditorium for an assembly. Some students are at track practice. Some students are…...

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Haters
Haters, The
Andrews, Jesse
ISBN: 9781419720789
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Wes and Corey are haters, even the things that they love they will find a way to hate.  At jazz…...

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Kill the Boy Band
Kill The Boy Band
Moldavsky's, Goldy
ISBN: 9780545867474
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Obsessed with the boy band The Ruperts four fangirls decided to rent a room in the hotel that the boys…...

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World War Two: Against the Rising Sun
Quinn, Jason
ISBN: 9789381182055
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Relive World War Two, as it happened in the  East, through the eyes of the servicemen and civilians on both…...

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