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Book-Review Winners (September 2014) 

Published September 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Congratulations to these enthusiastic young critics who shared their reading recommendations with us in August. Each wins a $25 gift certificate from Crow Bookshop in Burlington. We loved reading about all the entrants' favorite books of the summer and have included some excerpts below.

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Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

"I enjoyed the plot of this book, in which a very unique ninth-grade girl starts going to a public school after being homeschooled. I liked how Stargirl was herself. Even if things got rough, she wasn't about to change her attitude."

Anna Schwarz, 11 of Cambridge

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Lucy the Littlest Puppy by Holly Webb

"I love dogs. It made me happy to read about Lucy because my mom and dad won't let me have a dog."

Lily Benoit, 7 of Monkton

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The Secret Zoo by Bryan Chick

"I love this book because of the fact that I have a craze for animals. In the story, three kids venture into the local zoo looking for one of their sisters. Once the kids find a secret part of the zoo, the adventure begins!"

Cecilia Luce, 8 of Burlington

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Spirit Animals: Wild Born by Brandon Mull

"What I like about this book is the kids are willing to fight for Erdas (their world). Their enemy is this guy named Zerif. He is really evil!"

— Hunter Norton, 8 of Ferrisburgh

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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