2010- Read, children's-book, eBook, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, NetGalley, OT-10, Uri Orlev

The Song of the Whales by Uri Orlev

The Song of Whales by Uri Orlev, Hillel Halkin (Translator) Publishing on April 12th, 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Hardcover, 128 pages  From GoodReads.com, Michael’s grandfather has a secret—a secret that’s almost too strange to share . . . When Michael moves to Israel, he leaves loneliness behind and steps into the light of his grandfather’s magic. Like a sorcerer’s apprentice, Michael learns how to blur the lines between dreams and reality when his grandfather hands down the most precious of gifts—a gift that allows Michael passage into his grandfather’s dreams. Written with a quiet simplicity that wins the…

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2010- Read, eBook, Heather Davis, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, NetGalley, romance, YA, YA-10

The Clearing By Heather Davis

The Clearing By Heather Davis Publishing on April 12th 2010 by Graphia Paperback, 336 pages  Synopsis –  Amy, a sixteen-year-old recovering from an abusive relationship, moves to the country to start a new life with her aunt–all she wants is for everything to be different. In the clearing at the back of Aunt Mae’s property, she makes an amazing discovery—Henry, a boy stuck in the endless summer of 1944. Henry and his world become Amy’s refuge and she begins to learn that some moments are worth savoring. But when the past and present come crashing together, both of them must…

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