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Adult Books for Adults and Teens: “Team of Rivals”

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin I know this is a long shot, but I’m hoping there’s a student who will take me up on this. Summer reading for the truly motivated! While the focus of Team of Rivals … Continue reading

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“How They Croaked”

     How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg; illustrated by Kevin O’Malley This wacky book is alternatelty gross and funny. It is always fascinating. Bragg looks at the terrible suffering involved in the deaths … Continue reading

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“My Life with the Lincolns”

My Life with the Lincolns by Gayle Brandeis   Mina Edelman thinks that her family—her parents and the three girls—are the Lincolns reincarnated. Her dad, whose initials are ABE, has gotten involved in the Civil Rights Movement during the summer of … Continue reading

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