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Prisoner B-3087 is based on a true story of a young Jewish boy who survives an unbelievable odyssey through a series of Nazi concentration camps. As a side note, I learned in the afterward that he moves to the US after the war, marries--and is drafted to fight in the Korean War. And comes back from that too. A real life Odysseus.

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The 30 Most Recommendable Books

7/28/2015 - NOPE! Not a good read. the story took too long to get there, and when it finally arrived it was a total let down. World War Two tale about a blind girl in France, and a German boy brutalized by his Nazi commanders.

The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho. This is such a beautiful book. Not only is it inspiring, but it also teaches you the virtue of patience and how it pays off when trying to reach your dreams.

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The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport

This book about the Romanov's sounds like fantastic, character drive non-fiction via @Julie Merilatt #NonFictionFriday

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Diverse Books in Your Home Library: Parenting Global Kids

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'Glee' star Chris Colfer reveals title, date, and cover of second 'Land of Stories' book -- EXCLUSIVE

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

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Kids' Fantasy Chapter Books for Harry Potter Fans: New in 2014 and 2015

Looking for a new chapter book for a Harry Potter fan? Check out these fantasy novels published in 2014 or 2015. Perfect for kids ages around ages 8 to 13!


Spring Break Books - New Books April 2014

The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret By Catherine Bailey 512 pages Enter The Secret Rooms, the blow-by-blow account of what historian Catherine Bailey discovers in 2008 while researching the archives of the long-deceased Ninth Duke of Rutland. Expect: clandestine affairs, secret missives, World War II drama and at least one unexplained death, all set in the musty, damp grandeur of the 356-room Belvoir Castle.