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The White Darkness

If you liked Chime by Franny Billingsley, you’ll love The White Darkness. It has an unreliable narrator, and while not set in a fantastical world, it is set mainly in Antarctica (a world I knew nothing about before this book). There’s also an invisible friend, Titus, strong … Continue reading

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Ice Dogs

There’s nothing more refreshing than reading about winter during the dog days of summer.  Ice Dogs is about dogs, dogsledding and the incredible bond between humans and dogs that only grows deeper during dangerous adventures. Fourteen-year-old Victoria Secord lives for racing … Continue reading

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Dogsled Dreams

Adventure. Dogs. Snow. Terry Lynn Johnson‘s Dogsled Dreams has it all. Twelve-year-old Rebecca has to convince everyone, most of all herself, that she’s a good enough musher for a real dog sled race. While friends and family throw a few problems in … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Benedict Society

It’s hard to peg this book because it’s a little of so many good things: a little mystery, a little adventure, and a little fantasy. The Mysterious Benedict Society is Trenton Lee Stewart’s first in a series starring Reynie, Sticky, Kate, … Continue reading

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