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The American Highway by William Kaszynski
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Finding Someplace by Denise Lewis Patrick
Fish In A Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
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The Flying Squad by Edgar Wallace
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Ghoul Interrupted by Victoria Laurie
Hip Hop Family Tree, Vol. 1: 1970s-1981 by Ed Piskor
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Last Message by Shane Peacock
The Lincoln Highway by Michael Wallis
Magic Thinks Big by Elisha Cooper
A Murderous Yarn by Monica Ferris
My Name Is Maria Isabel by Alma Flor Ada
Return to Augie Hobble by Lane Smith
Sophie Scott Goes South by Alison Lester
The Spider by Elise Gravel
A Spirited Gift by Joyce Lavene
A Stitch in Time by Monica Ferris
Tommy Can't Stop! by Tim Federle
Unraveled Sleeve by Monica Ferris
Up, Tall and High by Ethan Long
The Vacation by Polly Horvath
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Woundabout by Lev A.C. Rosen

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Tommy Can't Stop!: 11/30/15

Tommy Can't Stop! by Tim FederleTommy Can't Stop! by Tim Federle is about a young boy who has energy to spare. Tommy's a kid on the go. He basically flings himself through life, wearing out his family.

His family tries everything and every sport to wear him out. He's just not interested. Thankfully Tommy's sister finds a solution — dance!

Given all the dance books aimed at girls — I mean really, how many ballerina books do there need to be? — it's refreshing to have ballet given as a solution to an overly rambunctious boy. There are, of course, men in ballet. Those men were once boys and they probably didn't discover ballet as adults.

Five stars

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