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MINI REVIEW: El Deafo By Cecelia Bell

MINI REVIEW: El Deafo By Cecelia Bell

El Deafo by Cece Bell Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss…
REVIEW: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

REVIEW: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (Book One of The Series of Unfortunate Events) Are you made fainthearted by death? Does fire unnerve you? Is a villain something that might crop up in future nightmares of yours? Are you thrilled by nefarious plots? Is cold porridge upsetting to you? Vicious threats?…
REVIEW: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

REVIEW: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (Smile Book 2) Published 2014 Raina can’t wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren’t quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she’s also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship…
REVIEW: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

REVIEW: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Original Publication Date: September 1937 The version I read was based on the edition published in 1995 A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS   Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any…