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Theodore Boone: The Abuduction

Grisham, John
Theo's friend April is missing, and it looks like an escaped relative of hers has kidnapped her. Oh, look, I misspelled the title!

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6/2012

Marley & me

Grogan, John
Life with the Worlds Worst Dog. A very excellent story, weeps at the end.

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8/2006

Teaching Hope

Gruwell, Erin
Stories from the Freedom Writer teachers, about their experiences in teaching. Some really poignant stories. I kind of weeped up at the story of Pablo and Frankie (#147).

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4/2011

The Million Dollar Putt

Gutman, Dan
Ed, a blind teen, takes up golf. Pretty good story.

Quote:

I sure wouldn't want to have asthma. I think I would worry all the time about when my next attack would come. At least blindness is something you can count on every day.

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6/2008

Among The Barons

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Luke has to go stay with Lee's parents.

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12/2004

Among The Betrayed

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Nina escapes from Population Police prison.

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12/2004

Among The Brave

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Trey joins the Population Police, rescues some of the hidden.

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12/2004

Among the free

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Luke contributes to the end of the Population Police.

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9/2006

Among The Hidden

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
An illegal "third" child hides from the Population Police.

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11/2004

Among The Imposters

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Luke is placed in a school where he has to try fit in.

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11/2004

Caught

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Book five in The Missing series. By far the most interesting of the series (so far) as I had NO idea about this Einstein stuff.

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10/2014

Found

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Book 1 of the The Missing series. An adopted teen gets a disturbing letter. And then another. And then there was that mysterious airliner with all the babies thirteen years before. Pretty good, feels like I've read it before, though.

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9/2014

Just Ella

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
The rest of the Cinderella story.

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3/2004

Running out of time

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Josie lives in a small town in Indiana in 1840. At least she THOUGHT so. Interesting premise, not super exciting but a quick read.

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3/2007

Sabotaged

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Book 3 in The Missing series. Jonah and Katherine head off to sixteenth century Virginia. We're talking Virginia Dare time here.

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10/2014

Sent

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
The Missing, Book 2. Jonah and Katherine time-travel to the 1400s.

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9/2014

Torn

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Book 4 of The Missing series. Jonah and Katharine end up on Henry Hudson's ship Discovery on his last voyage. The one with the mutiny. Yikes!

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10/2014

Turnabout

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Old lady gets treatment that reverses ageing process. Interesting.

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2/2004

Camouflage

Haldeman, Joe
A pretty darn good story of an alien being exploring Earth of a period of a million years or so. The romantic part came upon me a little too suddenly, but I can live with it. The end made me tear up a little.

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"Bicycling causes rain," Jack said. "Scientific fact." (pg. 105)

Words I Had To Look Up:

Collegial (pg. 81) -- Characterized by camaraderie among colleagues.

Ephemeris (pg. 147) -- A table of values that give the positions of astronomical objects in the sky.

Fale (pg. 161) -- Traditional Samoan thatched roof house.

Inchoate (pg. 268) -- Not yet completed or fully developed.

Shannon entropy (pg. 276) -- Some complicated thing having to do with information theory. Look it up yourself!

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7/2008

Forever Peace

Haldeman, Joe
A lot of killin' & cussing, but it's all in good cause, peace!

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9/1998
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[Abadzis- Alcott] [Alcott- Anderson] [Andreae- Atkinson] [Atkinson- Ballard] [Balliett- Barnard] [Barnard- Barnhill] [Barr- Barr] [Barrows- Bear] [Bear- Beaton] [Beaton- Beattie] [Beattie, editor- Black] [Black- Block] [Block- Borchert] [Bosch- Brennert] [Brillant- Bryson] [Bryson- Bujold] [Bujold- Card] [Card- Card] [Card- Chabon] [Chabon- Clancy] [Clancy- Coakley] [Coben- Cole] [Cole- Collins] [Collins- Connelly] [Connelly- Cook] [Cook- Cornwell] [Cornwell- Crais] [Crais- Crumley] [Crumley- Cussler] [Cussler- David] [Davidson- Dickinson] [Dickinson- Dorsey] [Dorsey- Duane] [Duble- Elkins] [Elkins- Evanovich] [Evanovich- Fairstein] [Fairstein- Ferris] [Ferris- Flanagan] [Flanagan- Ford] [Forester- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Gaiman] [Gaiman- Gash] [Gash- Goldberg] [Goldberg- Grafton] [Grafton- Gratz] [Graves- Grennan] [Griffin- Grisham] [Grisham- Haldeman] [Haldeman- Hall] [Hallinan- Harte] [Hartwell- Heinlein] [Heinlein- Heller] [Heller- Herbert] [Herman- Hess] [Hess- Hiaasen] [Hiaasen- Hobb] [Hobb- Horowitz] [Horton- Ibbotson] [Ibbotson- John, and Travis S. Taylor] [Johnson- Kaminsky] [Kaminsky- Kellog] [Kellog- King] [King- Klise] [Knight- Kurson] [Kushner- latham] [Laughlin- Lefcourt] [Lefcourt- Lescroart] [Lescroart- Lobel] [Lockhart- Lubar] [Luttrell- MacPherson] [MacPherson- Marcinko] [Marsden- Mass] [Mass- McBain] [McBain- McCrumb] [McCrumb- McSwigan] [Meader- Millard] [Miller- Moore] [Moore- Mulligan] [Murphy- Nimmo] [Nimmo- O'Brian] [O'Brian- O'Brien] [O'Brien- Paolini] [Paolini- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Paulsen] [Paulsen- Peck] [Peck- Pfeffer] [Phelan- Powell] [Poyer- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pronzini] [Pronzini- Queenan] [Rankin- Rehder] [Resnick- Roach] [Roanhorse- Rose] [Rosoff- Russell] [Russell- Sawyer] [Scalzi- Schmidt] [Schmidt- Scottoline] [Scottoline- Shames] [Shames- Silverberg] [Silverberg- Smith] [Smith- Spinelli] [Spinelli- Stephens] [Stephenson- Stross] [Stross- Tapply] [Tapply- Thorp] [Thurber- Turtledove] [Turtledove- Van Draanen] [Van Draanen- Waldman] [Waldman- Wells] [Werlin- Westlake] [Westlake- Williams-Garcia] [Winchester- Woods] [Wouk- Zusak] 

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