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Montmorency On The Rocks: Doctor, Aristocrat, Murderer?

Updale, Eleanor
Babies have been dieing on a remote island, Dr. Farcett tries to figure out why. Oh, and someone is bombing London railway stations.

Words I Had To Look Up:

Pootling (pg. 107) -- Move in a leisurely unhurried way.
Tarimond Island (pg. 110) -- A fictional location, but in the search I learned about St. Kilda island which looks like an interesting place.

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12/2008

Montmorency: Thief, Liar, Gentleman?

Updale, Eleanor
A thief betters himself by taking to the sewers of London.

Words I Had To Look Up:

Flounce (pg. 132) -- A strip of fabric attached by one edge. A wide ruffle.

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12/2008

A Crooked Kind Of Perfect

Urban, Linda
Zoe envisions herself as a classical pianist, but her dad buys her a cheap organ and lessons. I really really enjoyed this story.

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1/2010

Into The Beautiful North

Urrea, Luis Alberto
A Mexican girl recruits her friends to cross the border into the U.S. to find her father, among others, and bring them back to her village to defend them against bandits. A wonderful book. There were some very humorous parts. And sad ones, too.

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7/2013

Breadcrumbs

Ursu, Anne
I've read The Snow Queen (Hans Christian Andersen) several times, so this was an interesting take on the story.

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3/2012
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[Updale- Ursu] 

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