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Top 10 Books July 2021

Top 10 Books July 2021

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Teaser Tuesday ~ Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting by Matthew Swanson, Robbi Behr

Teaser Tuesday ~ Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting by Matthew Swanson, Robbi Behr

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting, Matthew Swanson, Robbi Behr, Humour, Children's Books, Illustrations
I flipped through the book and ended up on page: 122.
“But my favourite memory is how excited you were the day you met Jane.”
“Tell me.”
“You came home on the first day of second grade and told us you’d just met the apple of your eye.”
“I did?”
“You did!” his dad said with a laugh. “You must have heard that phrase somewhere. Your mom and I couldn’t stop laughing. And then we found out that she lived right on the other side of the fence.”
Ben smiled big, remembering how excited he’d been to discover that his new friend Janet was only an oak tree away.
Weekly Quote for Week 29-2021 ~ Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Weekly Quote for Week 29-2021 ~ Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, Fantasy, Children's Book, Friendship, Family, Mystery, Magic, Girl, Umbrella, Jessica Townsend“Hmm. It’s a scary shadow, you say?”
“They’re all scary. Even if you make a nice one, like a kitten, it’ll turn into a man-eating tiger or something. It’s like they’re trying to be scary.”
“That makes sense.”
Morrigan was surprised. “Does it?”
“Shadows are shadows, Miss Crow.” His eyes reflected the moonlight. “They want to be dark.”

Review for The Girl Who Speaks Bear

Review for The Girl Who Speaks Bear

The Girl Who Speaks Bear, Sophie Anderson, Folklore, Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Magic, Bears, Dragons, Adventure, Animals“Stepping into The Snow Forest is like stepping into another world. The tall, tall trees make me feel small. My mind tingles and my senses come alive. Sometimes in the forest I feel so close to the story of my past I can almost hear it on the wind.”

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Top 10 Books June 2021

Top 10 Books June 2021

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June top 10, books, picture book, graphic novel, young adult, children's books,

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Six For Sunday ~ 13-6-2021: LGBTQIA+ stories you’d recommend

Six For Sunday ~ 13-6-2021: LGBTQIA+ stories you’d recommend

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Teaser Tuesday ~ Kidnap on the California Comet by M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman & Elisa Paganelli

Teaser Tuesday ~ Kidnap on the California Comet by M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman & Elisa Paganelli

Kidnap on the California Comet, M.G. Leonard, Sam Sedgman, Elisa Paganelli, Mystery, Children's Book, Blue, Train, Boys, Girl
I had Random.org select a page number for me and it went with page 23.
Daylight flooded the roomette as the California Comet pulled out of the station. the window scene of Chicago skyscrapers became concrete highways, then widely spaced houses, then stunning autumn trees with leaves of burnished gold and fading magenta.