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Razzle

The first person Kenyon meets the summer his parents move to Cape Cod is Razzle, who runs the Swap Shop at the town dump and becomes the model for a series of his photographs. Reviews “Ellen Wittlinger’s novel about one … Continue reading

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Gracie’s Girl

Sixth-grader Bess resists volunteering at the soup kitchen her parents help run; she’s busy working on the school play. Then she meets Gracie who lives on the street and eats from dumpsters. Reviews “Watching Bess’s revelations unfurl will be tremendously … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

The students of Scrub Harbor High School, trying to figure out who they are and who they should be, divide themselves into the “Scrubs” and the “Follys.” Reviews “Like Wittlinger’s novels Lombardo’s Law (1993) and Hard Love, a Booklist 1999 … Continue reading

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Noticing Paradise

Reviews “As she did in Lombardo’s Law, Wittlinger breaks new ground in YA romance…. The dialogue is lively and immediate, and many readers will find the talk about albatrosses and endangered wildlife as compelling as the love story.” –Booklist “The … Continue reading

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Lombardo’s Law

What do you do when your best friend is suddenly becoming more than that, and he’s two years younger and two inches shorter than you? Reviews “The author certainly knows her audience. In an appealing and authentic adolescent voice, she … Continue reading

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