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Book Review: Confessions by Kanae Minato

Book Review: Confessions by Kanae Minato

Amanda O'Hara January 2, 2015 0

Originally published in 2007, Confessions by Kanae Minato was adapted into a highly acclaimed film in 2010, and has now been translated into the English language by translator Stephen Snyder. I am a huge

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Book Review: It Can’t Be True: The Book of Incredible Visual Comparisons

Book Review: It Can’t Be True: The Book of Incredible Visual Comparisons

Suzanne LaPierre September 9, 2014 0

If you’re the kind of person who wonders how long your fingernails would grow if you never cut them, or how many years of your life you will spend in the bathroom, then It

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Book Review: The Great Lollipop Caper by Dan Krall

Book Review: The Great Lollipop Caper by Dan Krall

Suzanne LaPierre August 22, 2014 0

A pungent pickled green caper and a delicious red lollipop are the main characters in this picture book.  Can you guess which one is the villain?  The Great Lollipop Caper, written and illustrated by Dan Krall, is an

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Book Review: Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London

Book Review: Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London

Todd Holland July 30, 2014 0

Froggy Goes to School by Jonathan London is a cute 32 page story about Froggy whose first day of school has arrived and he is pretty excited to go. The book is broken into

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Book Review: The Missing Trumpet by Anita Yasuda

Book Review: The Missing Trumpet by Anita Yasuda

Todd Holland July 20, 2014 0

My son has recently been on a dinosaur kick so I was not surprised when we read this book. The Missing Trumper by Anita Yasuda is a short story (292 words) about four dinosaurs

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Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope by Bridget Heos

Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope by Bridget Heos

Suzanne LaPierre July 14, 2014 0

There’s a reason Spiderman was Spider-man and not Cockroach-man or Grasshopper-man… spiders DO have special powers. The strength of spider silk as we saw in the Spiderman movies and comics was not exaggerated –

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Book Review: My Brother, the Alien: A Science Fiction Coming of Age Story by Venkatesh Krish

Book Review: My Brother, the Alien: A Science Fiction Coming of Age Story by Venkatesh Krish

Shahla Khan March 28, 2014 0

My Brother The Alien is a wonderfully presented book in Kindle version (although I guess a paperback is also available at selected locations), published by TCK Publishing.  The title ‘My Brother, the Alien’ is

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Book Review: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Jennifer Marston January 25, 2014 3

The movie, Coraline, is one of my favourite films and when I realised it was based on a book by none other than Neil Gaiman, I bought the book for myself to see how

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Book Review: Breed by Chase Novak

Book Review: Breed by Chase Novak

Amanda O'Hara January 9, 2014 0

Breed is a horror novel written by Chase Novak (the pseudonym of Scott Spencer). What first caught my attention regarding this book was the quote on the front cover by Stephen King, which reads:

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Book Review: Captain Abdul’s Pirate School By Colin McNaughton

Book Review: Captain Abdul’s Pirate School By Colin McNaughton

Tracy September 12, 2013 0

As part of the Splinters series I found Captain Abdul’s’ Pirate School by Colin McNaughton to be an interesting and humorous read for both parent and child. Language and Educational Aspect I think a

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