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The Name of the Star — Maureen Johnson

Johnson, Maureen. The Name of the Star. Putnam Juvenile, 2011. 372 p. Grades 8-12. Mystery/Paranormal. Rory, a Louisiana girl, moves London and attends a boarding school for her senior year of high school. Then ‘Rippermania” starts and people are getting … Continue reading

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Swimming Studies — Leanne Shapton

Swimming Studies 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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