The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss

The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss

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Book Review of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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Book Review of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Book Review of A Wrinkle in Time (Book #1) by Madeleine L’Engle How have I never read this book? I don’t know, but when I saw that the movie was coming out, I told my kids that we needed to read it! We have been diligently reading almost every night to get it read in …

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Little Women

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Blurb: “In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy are responsible for keeping a home while their father is off to war. At the same time, they must come to terms with their individual personalities–and make the transition from girlhood to womanhood. It …

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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Blurb (From amazon.com): “The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize …

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Book Review of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens We all know the story. Scrooge is a mean spirited old man who doesn’t like Christmas or anything happy, for that matter. He works with Bob Cratchett, and will not allow him enough fire to stay warm. He pays him very little and detests that he wants one day …

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Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater (Summary taken from the back cover of the book) “It is hard enough for Mr. Popper to support himself, Mrs. Popper, Bill, and Janie Popper. The addition of twelve penguins to the family makes it almost impossible to make ends meet. Now Mr. Popper has sixteen mouths …

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (Summary taken from the inside book cover) “Bound for life as a lowly blacksmith, Philip “Pip” Pirrip desperately wants to impress beautiful Estella, the spoiled ward of Miss Havisham, a wealthy and bizarre woman. But Estella has a heart of stone, and she makes Pip miserable every time he visits …

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Coming Home

Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher (Summary taken from inside the book jacket) “This is a novel to be savored, a curl-up-under-the-covers kind of old-fashioned reading experience hardly anyone knows how to write anymore. In telling the story of Judith Dunbar and her loved ones, Rosamunde Pilcher writes with warmth, wisdom, and clear-eyed insight about every …

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