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CarolynM
Catching Teller Crow | Ezekiel Kwaymullina, Ambelin Kwaymullina
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What an extraordinary book! So many themes of love, loss and resilience, not to mention an intriguing mystery, all in one short book. An excellent piece of YA #ozfiction

It covers both #YANovelbyaPoC and #FinishinaDay for #booked2020. Can I use it for both? Also #teenangst #authenticvoice for #BBRC

SaturnDoo Nice😊 wtg knocking out some of those challenge prompts 👏👏👏 5d
Tamra I adore that cover! 5d
BarbaraTheBibliophage Oh, that‘s our one request. One book, one prompt. In most other things, we‘re pretty easy. Just not this one. Thanks. 🥰 5d
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Tamra Weird and I don‘t get why publishers change titles. In Libby the book is titled, The Things She‘s Seen. Far less attractive cover too. (edited) 5d
CarolynM @Tamra I agree, I don't get the different covers in different markets. Changing titles can be really confusing, but I suppose it might be necessary where an expression might have a quite different meaning in different countries. 4d
Cinfhen Book sounds great 👍🏻 but what @BarbaraTheBibliophage ....sorry ☺️you can decided later on how you want to use the book 4d
LeeRHarry I really liked this one too! 😊 And like yourself read it in one day. (edited) 4d
CarolynM @LeeRHarry It was really hard to put down🙂 4d
LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻 4d
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CarolynM
Catching Teller Crow | Ezekiel Kwaymullina, Ambelin Kwaymullina
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I love this Author's Note which explains a bit about the special nature of Aboriginal storytelling #ozfiction

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reluctantangeleno
My Dad, My Hero | Ethan Long
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Ugh, this might be the ultimate #joinin post...
After a lonely Xmas Eve and Xmas Day spent in my dad's hospital room, he passed away tonight. He was only 72, but had an aggressive cancer that was just diagnosed in July. I will miss him terribly. We took this photo just last year in Yosemite.

Hug your family close tonight, dear Littens!

BarbaraBB I am so sorry for you, I can‘t imagine how hard this must be for you. Wishing you much strength 🙏🍀❤️ 4w
youneverarrived I‘m so sorry 💔 you are in my thoughts. 4w
SamAnne Sending you love and strength. What a great photo. Lost my mom a year and a half ago and it‘s all I could think about yesterday. Sorry you lost your Dad too young and too soon. 4w
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ljuliel So sorry to hear about your dad. ♥️. I‘m glad you‘ll have wonderful memories of time spent with him, as in your picture. 4w
RainyDayReading I am so sorry for your loss. I know that there are no words to make things better or to help your heart, but you have a whole community behind you 🖤 much love 4w
Hooked_on_books I‘m so sorry. I‘m glad you could spend time with him in the end. I hope you have good support while you grieve and heal. 4w
Cinfhen I‘m really sad to read this post. Sending love and strength your way 💚🙏🏼 4w
Bklover Oh, no. I am so very sorry! It is soo hard to lose a parent. I‘m glad you were with him- know that we are here sending you love and support. ❤️💔 4w
Heretherebedragons I‘m so sorry for your loss. Sending strength and prayers your way. 4w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I'm so sorry for your loss. 💔💔 4w
greenreads Condolences to your family. 🙏 Hope you'll stay strong. 4w
MamaGina So sorry...what a beautiful relationship to cherish always 🕯 4w
TheBookHippie So so sorry 🕯❤️ 4w
jb72 My condolences to you and your family. 4w
Nute What a lovely photo to treasure forever of you and your dad, Morgan! I am praying for you and your family...for comfort, support, strength and healing. Take Care!❤️ 4w
Jess I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Many hugs. 4w
klarusu Huge hugs. Loss is so hard but I hope you can smile through the tears sometimes as you remember your Dad. 💕 4w
Captivatedbybooks Im sorry for your loss! Hug you phone cause ill be hugging mines and sending you peaceful thoughts! 4w
QuietlyLaura I‘m so sorry for your loss. I lost my Dad two years ago at Christmas and it‘s been hard. Hugs to you and sharing your tears. 💔😢 3w
reluctantangeleno @BarbaraBB @youneverarrived @SamAnne @ljuliel @RainyDayReading @Hooked_on_books @Cinfhen @Bklover @Heretherebedragons @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @greenreads @MamaGina @TheBookHippie @jb72 @Nute @Jess @klarusu @Captivatedbybooks @QuietlyLaura Thank you wonderful, lovely Littens for your support. I couldn't bear to read these messages til now, but I am ever grateful for your sweet and caring words. Thank you from the very bottom of my heart. 3w
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Kshakal
Daddy's Girl | Garrison Keillor
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This was my dads favorite shirt and my mom made it into a pillow for me... most special gift ever. 💖

BarbaraTheBibliophage Awww. I love that! ♥️♥️ 4w
Librarybelle ❤️❤️❤️ 4w
JenReadsAlot What an amazing gift. 4w
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Sace That's beautiful. 4w
Cinfhen Awwwwww 😭😭😭that‘s incredible 4w
CaliforniaCay 💚❤ 4w
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Sweetkokoro
Bone Jack | Sara Crowe
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I have a question for Audiobook listeners. I‘m doing a read along with this book.
There are a massive amount of changes in the audio book version, for instance the boys age in the book is 13, the audiobook said 15. All parts that say “Ash” are now “he” foot/feet measurements are meters, and now the biggest one, an entire paragraph completely different from the book. Why is it doing this? Is this normal? I‘m still new to audio books.

Sweetkokoro Im use to small changes, but I‘m literally only 4 pages in and I feel like this is a lot of changes plus a whole paragraph o_0 (edited) 1mo
Letora I've never had major changes between the two. 1mo
Sweetkokoro @Letora neither have I, and I just finished the first chapter and pages 4-5 were completely different from what is written, I am so confused. 1mo
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DGRachel I‘ve never had big structural changes like that, that I‘m aware of. The only thing I can think of is that there are different editions of the text (like the changes between the UK edition of Harry Potter and the US edition) or that the audiobook is abridged. 1mo
Sweetkokoro @DGRachel The audiobook is unabridged, that was the first thing I checked. I‘m starting to wonder if the audiobook is based on the UK edition, while I clearly have the physical US edition (as I‘m in the US haha). I assumed my audiobook would be US edition since it‘s from my library. But I didn‘t think whole pages worth would be that different (I have never really looked at the differences between US and UK editions) 1mo
DGRachel I don‘t think there‘s always a difference beyond the covers of US/UK editions, but yeah - my guess if there are differences in your book and you‘ve managed to get two different editions with the different formats. That has to be frustrating. I know it would drive me nuts if I was trying to follow along. 1mo
Sweetkokoro @DGRachel Covers were the only differences I have ever thought happened, now I‘m rethinking everything I thought I knew haha. It‘s Driving me insane, I like the book so far but I wanted to follow closer with the read along but I‘ll just get confused if I do that, so I have to pick between them now haha. 1mo
DGRachel I think it happens more with middle grade or YA books that are originally written for a UK audience. For some reason publishers don‘t think American kids can handle reading “jumper” instead of “sweater”. 🙄 But I also read that Hex was changed by the author when it was translated. He completely changed the ending. 1mo
Sweetkokoro @DGRachel I find the changes silly my self, after searching for an hour, I found out in the UK version Ash, the main character is 15, while the US version he is 13, so clearly I have the UK audiobook. I don‘t understand why such drastic differences were made. And that‘s really weird about HEx, maybe the author didn‘t like their original ending lol. 1mo
Sweetkokoro @DGRachel I‘m starting to think what made the changes so drastic for this book is, it was originally a UK YA book, while the US version was changed to be Middle Grade, which explains why they changed the boys age. I just don‘t understand why such a change was needed. 1mo
DGRachel Interesting. I assume it was a decision made by the publisher for marketing reasons, which is something I will never understand. I‘m sorry you‘ve essentially got two different stories to try to reconcile. 1mo
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taylorscalfaro
Pickpick

This book won a Caldecott Honor for its amazing illustrations that really bring the text to life. The images are gentle just like the text, so children would have an easy time following along while learning a new message.

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taylorscalfaro

I would use this book in my future classroom because it is a gentle book with a good meaning that children would like.

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taylorscalfaro

“A kid at my school said my dad's English sounds like a thick dirty river. But to me his English sounds like gentle rain“

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agreco1925

“A kid at my school said my dad's English sounds like a thick dirty river. But to me his English sounds like gentle rain“