Reviews written by Kim Peterson

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August 08, 2010
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5.0
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5.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Paints Realistic Picture

Fifteen-year-old Aiden Lynch realizes that starving to death takes longer than he expected. The only survivors left on their parents Kansas farm, he and his sibling Maddy wont last much longer. The brutal winter of 1864-65, followed by a terrible prairie fire and the current drought conditions of the spring...

August 02, 2010
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
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0.0
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0.0
Young Adult Fiction
Dying Mans Last Words

The Rayne Tour promised to be a stunning success, Shaley OConnor traveling from concert to concert with her moms popular band. But two murders later and with Shaley just rescued from a kidnapper, the band members, Rayne and Shaley feel like they are going through the motions after their surreal...

December 24, 2009
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
Christmas Mystery to Solve

The night before Christmas Eve, the Ferguson family sets up their tree. They haul out the Christmas box and carefully unwrap the decorations. Each ornament holds special meaning and they wonder about the ones that broke while stored during the year. But soon the joy of decorating fills the night....

September 17, 2009
Overall rating
 
5.0
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5.0
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0.0
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Young Adult Fiction
Sleeping Beauty Retold

Once upon a time, a handsome prince rode to a thicket of thorns on his magnificent horse and woke Sleeping Beauty with a kiss. Books and movies tell Auroras story, but little is chronicled of the prince who reached her side just in time to save her from an endless...

September 11, 2009
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
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0.0
Kids Fiction
Stand against Wrongdoers

Julian Carter-Lis mother left him with his uncles family while she travels for a job in China. He hardly knows the wealthy, self-centered aunt and uncle who barely tolerate his presence. He does enjoy his younger cousin Preston, but wishes his mom would hurry home. Julian feels unhappy, but his...

July 29, 2009
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5.0
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5.0
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0.0
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Photos Reveal Inspiring Life

Helen Keller overcame blindness and deafness to communicate in a world dominated by sight and sound. With the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, Helen broke through the silence of her childhood learning to sign, speak, read lips, read braille and write. This courageous girl changed...

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