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book by Albert Marrin (view book)
I thought this was a well written book. It was just a bit too "textbook-y" for me, I was looking forward to more of the effects that drilling and the oil industry has the personal lives of people all over the world. As I said, it was very ...read more
Genres: Nonfiction
Ages: 12 and up
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by Albert Marrin
Oil is not pretty, but it is a resource that drives the modern world.  It has made fortunes for the lucky few and provided jobs for millions of ordinary folks.Thick and slippery, crude oil has an evil smell. Yet without it, life as we live it today ...read more
Genres: Nonfiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Janet Taylor Lisle (view book)
A quick read historical fiction book that once started is hard to put down. I found that the transitions between flashbacks and present were surprisingly smooth. Chapters would switch between the present where David was interviewing Ruben, and a ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery
Ages: 12 and up
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by Cynthia Kadohata
A Japanese-American family, reeling from their ill treatment in the Japanese internment camps, gives up their American citizenship to move back to Hiroshima, unaware of the devastation wreaked by the atomic bomb in this piercing look at the aftermath ...read more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: 8 - 12
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book by Audrey Grey (view book)
I enjoyed reading the story, although it was dystopian and had similar story lines that have been used in other books. I enjoyed some of the characters and felt they were well developed. However, I stress ‘some’ because a few of the ...read more
Genres: Adventure, Science Fiction, Series
Ages: Mature Young Adult
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book by C P Goy (view book)
This book had everything a fiction book should have: realistic characters, vivid description, and exceptional cliffhangers. The characters were so realistic that I could think of a person in the real world just like them! Each one had real-life ...read more
Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Science Fiction
Ages: 12 and up


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