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Mary’s Monster: Love, Madness and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lita Judge

About: This free-verse biography with black-and-white watercolor illustrations depicts “Frankenstein’s” young author, Mary Shelley. Ofilia’s Thoughts: This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein so this biography of Mary Shelley comes at a perfect time. This is … Continue reading

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The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos

The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos Ivy loves her mother. Ivy and her mother live an idyllic life in a hotel in small town Pennsylvania. Ivy doesn’t know who her father is and she doesn’t care. She has … Continue reading

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