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Young Adult and Children’s Literature

Book Review: ‘Benjamin Franklin, Huge Pain In My …’ by Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel

'Benjamin Franklin, Huge Pain in my ---' is a zany, funny look at time travel of sorts, as it relates to communication. You will find yourself entranced in the antics of Ike as he seeks advice from his historical mentor.

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Book Review: ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll, 150th Anniversary Edition Illustrated by Salvador Dalí

It's a great pleasure to rediscover Lewis Carroll's classic in this modestly priced new Princeton University Press edition, with marvelous illustrations created by Salvador Dalí for a long out-of-print 1969 printing.

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Book Review: ‘ Confessions of an Imaginary Friend, A Memoir by Jacques Paper,’ As Told to Michelle Cuevas

Confessions of an Imaginary Friend is just a wickedly funny and fun look at what happens when the imaginary discovers that they are imaginary.

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Book Review: ‘Curiosity House, The Shrunken Head’ – A Young Adult Mystery by Lauren Oliver & H.C. Chester

'Curiosity House: The Shrunken Head' by Lauren Oliver & H.C. Chester takes you on a fun filled journey with a group of children who have grown up in Dumfrey’s Dime Museum of Freaks Oddities and Wonders.

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Book Review: ‘The Girl in the Torch,’ a Young Adult Historical Fiction by Robert Sharenow

Sarah knows her life back home will be unbearable so she makes a decision that could well end in her death. She is determined to follow her heart and jumps off the back of the boat she is loaded on to return her to her homeland. Her efforts at swimming take her to the land of the Lady, the woman of the torch. She finds her new hiding palace is on the island of the Statue of Liberty itself.

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