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School Daze – Check out these great books, currently available to request…

The Kalahari Typing School for Men
Mystery… The Kalahari Typing School for Men. The fourth in the delightful No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, this book features Mma Precious Ramotswe, the head of the agency, content.  She’s in her mid-thirties (“the finest age to be”), she has a house, two adopted children, a fine fiance. But, as always, there are troubles…  Don’t forget the others in the series...
Joy School
Contemporary FictionJoy School. In this luminous novel by bestselling writer Elizabeth Berg, the narrator Katie has relocated to Missouri with her distant, occasionally abusive father, and she feels very much alone: her much-loved mother is dead; she’s not fitting in at her new school. When she accidentally falls through the ice while skating, she meets Jimmy….   Joy School illuminates how the things that hurt the most can sometimes teach us the lessons that really matter.
The Charm School
Thriller …The Charm School. Something very strange — and sinister — is going on in the Russian woods. In a place called Mrs. Ivanova’s Charm School, young KGB agents are being taught by American POW’s how to be model citizens of the USA, in order to infiltrate the United States undetected.  An unsuspecting American tourist stumbles upon this secret… The Charm School is a chilling story of cold war espionage that is relentlessly suspenseful right up to its white-knuckle ending!

Carrie by Stephen King
Horror….Carrie. Yes, we know you’ve seen the movie. But have you read the book?   The story of misunderstood high school girl Carrie White, her extraordinary telekinetic powers, and her violent rampage of revenge is the one that started it all for Stephen King. Practically guaranteed to come with a nightmare!  Horror aficionados really should not miss this one.
So You're Thinking About Homeschooling
Homeschooling…So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling: Fifteen Families Show How You Can Do It.  (Well, and why wouldn’t you, after reading Carrie?!)  Yes, indeed, that IS Blair from The Facts of Life, presenting 15 homeschooling families as examples of how to make homeschooling a reality for your own family.  A nuts-and-bolts approach, dealing with common questions of time management, teaching weaknesses and outside responsibilities, as well as social and sports involvement, learning disabilities and boredom.


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