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January 2016
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January 2016
reviewed: Boats for Papa
1/10/2016 ** Beautifully poignant tale of love, loss, and appreciation for the person in our life every single day. Caldecott...
Boats for Papa - Jessixa Bagley
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January 2016
reviewed: The Story of Diva and Flea
1/9/2016 ** As I've read today, I've wondered about books that were moving, but seemed so far beyond the realm of my students...
The Story of Diva and Flea - Mo Willems, Tony DiTerlizzi
January 2016
BookLikes Reading Challenge: MargaretBolingMullin wants to read 116 books in 2016.
MargaretBolingMullin has read 1 book(s) out of 116 books in
2016 Reading Challenge
December 2015
MargaretBolingMullin has completed BookLikes 2015 Reading Challenge!
MargaretBolingMullin has read 116 book(s) out of 115 books in
2015 Reading Challenge
Completed 100.9%
December 2015
reviewed: Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
12/8/2015 ** Wow! Just wow. If Steve Sheinkin wrote it, you should read it. Even if you've never heard of the issue or topic,...
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War - Steve Sheinkin
November 2015
reviewed: Mission High
10/24/2015 ** This book would make an EXCELLENT book study for schools looking for ways to bring non-test score indicators of...
Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph - Kristina Rizga
October 2015
reviewed: Boys in the Boat (Young Readers)
10/21/15 ** I found the first half to be more compelling than the second half. The early life, setbacks, and perseverance of ...
The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics - Daniel James Brown
October 2015
reviewed: Sunny Side Up
10/18/15 ** Thank you to Scholastic for sending FREE copies of the finished book (not an ARC) to everyone who attended NErD C...
Sunny Side Up - Matthew Holm, Jennifer L. Holm
reviewed: Make Me (A Jack Reacher thriller by Lee Child)
10/18/15 ** It's a Jack Reacher thriller; vigilante justice and the bad guys go down. Unlike some, I was able to get a hint o...
Make Me: A Jack Reacher Novel - Lee Child
October 2015
reviewed: Somebody Catch My Homework
10/9/15 ** A hysterical series of poems about the tribulations of school. The voice (and deliberate use of non-conventional E...
Somebody Catch My Homework: Poems - David L. Harrison
reviewed: Splish Splash
10/9/15 ** A delightful series of poems about water in all it's many forms: sprinklers, ice, steam, the water cycle, popsicle...
Splish Splash - Joan Bransfield Graham, Steve  Scott
text: None of the Above
10/9/15 ** Kristin has a full scholarship for college, she's elected Homecoming Queen, has two best friends and a boyfriend s...
None of the Above - Andrea Di Gregorio
reviewed: George
10/5/2015 ** An absolutely beautiful middle grade story about a girl who wants to play Charlotte in the class play - but isn'...
George - Alex Gino
text: Gabi, A Girl in Pieces
10/2/15 ** An absolutely fascinating book, with so many important ideas. The book is a series of journal entries written in v...
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces - Isabel Quintero Flores