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My friend Paula recommended this book to me. Amazing! I regularly give this book as gifts now. Enjoy!

READ THE OLDER VERSION “The power of one is above all things the power to believe in yourself, often well beyond any latent ability you may have previously demonstrated.” ~ The Power of One ~ Bryce Courtenay ~ 1989 *I must read this*

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | review by @SheilaRCraig

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Smith. I loved this book as a teen and loved it again as a middle-aged adult. It is the coming of age story of a young girl growing up in poverty in Brooklyn in the early

Their fates were linked by the magical Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, nicknamed the “White City” for its majestic beauty. Architect Daniel Burnham built it; serial killer Dr. H. H. Holmes used it to lure victims to his World’s Fair Hotel, designed for murder. Both men left behind them a powerful legacy, one of brilliance and energy, the other of sorrow and darkness.

The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson-Historical fiction set at the Chicago World's Fair. Learned alot about architecture and Chicago World's Fair . Also a crime novel about the first Chicago serial killer.

Animal Farm, George Orwell. An American allegory/exposé about Soviet communism

Animal Farm – the history of a revolution that went wrong – is George Orwell’s brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power with cover image by street artist turned art professional, Shepard Fairey.

Good Reads: Spring Reading List The Language of Flowers- Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Good Reads: Spring Reading List

The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude.

4th/5th grade on up to 7th/8th will love this book about a boy whose face is disfigured, and his first year in school.  Funny, sad, uplifting.  So good!  Best kids' book I've read so far this year!

Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan,

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40 Books That Became Movies in 2015

Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins. The third and final book of the Hunger Games series. I liked books 1 and 2 much better, but Mockingjay tied things up nicely.

Best chapter books to read aloud. All of the Little House on the Prairie books, Indian in the Cupboard books and the Hobbit. Loved reading aloud to my kids!

Best chapter books to read aloud

CHILDREN BOOK TO BUY! Best chapter books to read aloud. All of the Little House on the Prairie books, Indian in the Cupboard books and the Hobbit. Loved reading aloud to my kids!

10 incredible classic books that won't put you to sleep

Best Classic Books: 10 Classics That Won't Put You To Sleep

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Atticus Finch: Easily the most heroic, admirable character that I've ever come across in reading. And Boo! My children know my love of Boo, thus their many nicknames!

To Kill A Mockingbird

18 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Books by Women You Should Read Right Now

to-kill-a-mockingbird-harper-lee An all time favorite, tragedy, triumph, the power of the human spirit, go read it.

The Millenium Trilogy

Millennium Trilogy

Just finished this series: Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo; The Girl Who Played With Fire; The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest)

The Emperor Of All Maladies

An Oncologist's Pulitzer-Winning Cancer Biography

"The-Pillars-of-the-Earth..long read...but is it worth it! did you like it..." I have never read any of his books. Have you?

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. Historical fiction that is also a murder mystery, architectural education on building cathedrals, love story. Thank you Ken Follett for the gift of many pleasant hours spent reading your book.

Geek Love , http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000GWP0ZM/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_FroQqb0BZP28E

Geek Love by Katherine Dunn - My favorite book of all time! A must read for sideshow lovers!

The 5 People You Meet In Heaven - thought provoking, with heart wrenching twist at the end. Makes you realize, that the lives you touch are all around you.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom New

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom.excellent book, I've read it several times and I still love it.

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