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Review of the Week

Levine, Kristin. The Lions of Little Rock.  Fic.  Putnam, 2012. 300p. $16.99  978-0-399-25644-8        OUTSTANDING      GRADES 5-8 A tender and mutually beneficial but fragile friendship lies at the heart of this story. “Practically thirteen,” Marlee loves prime numbers and math and … Continue reading

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Younger Hunger

If they’re asking for The Hunger Games, but you’re in a K-5 Library, try… These are possible alternatives found in some K-5 libraries.  In most cases, they are on the edge (grades 5-8), but they deal with survival, dystopian and/or … Continue reading

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