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The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

This post contains an affiliate link. Title: The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare Notable: Newbery Honor book, 1984 Premise: Matt and his father have claimed a homestead in the Maine wilderness, but Matt’s father must return to … Continue reading

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The Islands of the Blessed by Nancy Farmer

This post contains an affiliate link. I finished the final book in the Sea of Trolls trilogy–The Islands of the Blessed. I think this was the best book in the series! Premise: Jack and his companions must go on another … Continue reading

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The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer

This post contains an affiliate link. While perusing the shelves on a recent library visit, I found The Sea of Trolls and thought it looked interesting. It is the first book in the Sea of Trolls trilogy. Premise: Jack is … Continue reading

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Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind

This post contains an affiliate link. Wizard’s First Rule is the second to last book from my Thrift Store Fantasy Reading Challenge.  Almost done!  I had never heard of this book, nor the author, Terry Goodkind.  It can be a … Continue reading

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Inkheart – Movie 2008

This post contains an affiliate link. So sad, so sad.  Let me shed a tear.  I was hoping, hoping, hoping that this would be a good movie.  I really, really wanted to like it.  I just couldn’t.  After mulling it … Continue reading

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Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

This post contains an affiliate link. While hanging out with daughters 1 and 2 at the library, I wanted to grab a book for myself.  Since I couldn’t let the girls out of my sight, I stuck to the kid’s … Continue reading

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Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness as told to Robert Specht

This post contains an affiliate link. Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness is one of my all-time favorite books!  I was introduced to it when I was fairly young, perhaps in grade school.  I believe that … Continue reading

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Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

This post contains an affiliate link. Island of the Blue Dolphins is a book for younger readers that’s loosely based on a true story.  Karana lives on an island in a small community of native people.  When the Aleuts show … Continue reading

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