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Written by Published on Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:24pm

Can a robot survive in the wilderness? Roz the robot discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island with no memory of where she is from or why she is there, and her only hope of survival is to try to learn about her new environment from the island's hostile inhabitants.  Recommended for grades 3 and up.

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Written by Published on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 1:09pm

Mary had a little glam that grew into a lot. And everywhere that Mary went, she wasn't hard to spot. When Mary discovered how glam-less her classmates were, she felt it her duty to help glam them up. With great vocabulary and rhyming text, this is a great read for ages 4 and up.  

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Written by Published on Tue, 08/09/2016 - 6:41pm

In this sequel to Reawakened by Colleen Houck, Lily, a high-school senior, continues her adventure and romance with Amon,an Egyptian mummy, who was reawakened in the first book in order to protect humanity.  In the opening of this sequel, Anon has hidden himself in the netherworld and Lily must save him.  In order to save him, she has to become a sphinx.  In order to do this, she melds both mind and body with a lioness named Tia.  She faces countless other trials throughout the journey, including wonderfully awful creatures such as giant grubs and wasp-esque reapers. The final battle with the demon Devourer is thrilling.  Grades 9-12.

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