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Janis Edwards
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The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community. –Paula Poundstone
The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community. –Paula Poundstone

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Over Thanksgiving break, Mrs. Edwards got busy reading this graphic novel and forgot all about feeding me one day.  It must’ve been a really good book indeed.  She mentioned that she has never read a graphic novel prior to this, and she very thoroughly enjo...
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The Day They Came to Arrest the Book by Nat Hentoff
A typical middle or high school book to read is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , but when the history teacher at George Mason High School assigns the book to her class, the unexpected happens.  In this realistic fiction story, a high school and communit...
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling
Some days I wonder what it would be like to fly or walk then I think, “If only I knew someone with some magical abilities who could make it happen for me…”  Mrs. Edwards has mentioned that she knows some really good wizard books and the spells could work, e...
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The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Fun Betta Fact of the Day:  We, as a species, are pretty territorial.  We like our space, don’t play well with other males, but are generally pretty cool with the ladies (although, will cannibalize our eggs if possible).  I found it interesting that Mrs. Ed...
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
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Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery
Mrs. Edwards has chosen Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery as one of her Battle of the Books books for this year’s competition.  I personally think that any book with a title that long should n...
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Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Mrs. Edwards chose this awesome book last year as one of her Battle of the Books picks.  Not only does she promote reading in classes, but also makes sure her BoB teams have amazing selections.  I have enjoyed listening to the conversation between the Libra...
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The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
I know I’m only a year old and a fish to boot, but I have heard the expression “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.”  From a fish perspective, this could not be a more uninviting cover, I mean white background with simple black lettering, and a pair of shoes....
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It's Friday in The Brary!!  I'm swimmin' with the big boys.  #bookfacefriday 
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Monstro's Musings
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Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Last year Mrs. Snyder suggested this book to Mrs. Edwards.  It’s called Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.  It sticks out in my mind, mostly because every time Mrs. Edwards brings it up, she reminds Mrs. Snyder of all the ‘cry moments’ from the story.  ...
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
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Throne of Glass
Mrs. Edwards chose this awesome book last year as one of her Battle of the Books picks.  Not only does she promote reading in classes, but also makes sure her BoB teams have amazing selections.  I have enjoyed listening to the conversation between the Libra...
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