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Swimming Studies — Leanne Shapton

Swimming StudiesĀ is a memoir of a former competitive swimmer, Leanne Shapton. She takes us through what it was like to swim as a child, to quit once and come back to the sport as a college student. She writes how … Continue reading

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Queen of Hearts — Martha Brooks

Brooks, Martha. Queen of Hearts. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. 224 p. Grades 6-12. Historical Fiction. (YALSA BFYA List). Marie Claire is a 15-year-old girl growing up in Manitoba, Canada during the early years of WWII. Her Uncle comes to … Continue reading

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