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North Woods: A Novel By Daniel Mason Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593597033
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Published: Random House - September 19th, 2023

This is a sweeping, very inventive novel spanning over 200 years of the story of a Western Massachusetts piece of land and the house built on it. The chapters tell the fascinating stories of the people who lived there. The novel captures the spirit (perhaps literally) of the land with elements of lyrical prose and natural history!

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A Sky Full of Song By Susan Lynn Meyer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454947844
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Published: Union Square Kids - April 11th, 2023

It's 1905. A Jewish family is fleeing from the Russian Empire's persecution. They come to America, to a very hard life on the prairie in North Dakota. The novel unfolds, as seen through the eyes of their spirited young daughter. Themes of being different and of anti-Semitism are handled beautifully. A rich experience for middle school and older readers!

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This Boy: The Early Lives of John Lennon & Paul McCartney By Ilene Cooper Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451475855
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 15th, 2023

This is a wonderful book for Beatles fans and others interested in the roots of popular music in the 1950s/60s. It covers life in Liverpool in the 50s, the roots of rock & roll, and the impact of the death of each of their mothers. A treat for readers of all ages, from middle grades & up!