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I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Title
I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941
Author
Lauren Tarshis
Review
The story was well-paced throughout the book and it had a great climax and resolution. The experience that the character went through was harsh and hard to relate for some people.  I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor
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Title
I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944
Author
Lauren Tarshis
Review
This book was another great addition to the I Survived series. It was was an easy book, but the story and message was clear. The concept of the book could be understood by kids of all ages because it was narrated by a young boy.  Place a hold!
Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelson
Title
Touching Spirit Bear
Author
Ben Mikaelson
Review
Ben Mikaelsen’s writing, in places, is evocative and a dead-on accurate portrayal of a troubled teen. After the bear near-fatally mauls Cole, there are excruciatingly detailed descriptions of his struggles to survive by eating worms and bugs, a live mouse and even his own vomit. With broken ribs, legs and an arm, and too weak to get up, he defecates in his pants, and fights to stay alive. It is during this time that Cole begins to understand his vulnerability and his relationship to everything that surrounds him. It is here that his transformation begins.
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Title
Wonder
Author
R. J. Palacio
Review
I would rate this book four stars. It was a little childish for me and my reading level.

The book Wonder was entrancing. It gave me a new perspective of how things are, and taught me important lessons, one being " don't judge people based on their looks."

I would recommend this book to kids, pre-teens, and teens. It is more for kids, but anyone can read it and enjoy it.   Request this book!
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Title
This Lullaby
Author
Sarah Dessen
Review
This Lullaby was an enchanting, charming, and beautiful book. The main character Remy knows the perfect time when to end a relationship. So the summer before college she bumps into a guy name Dexter who changes her summer.  Place a Hold