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High Trail By Vivian Breck

Her father lay helpless, his leg broken. No other campers for miles around. How would she get help in time? This is a reader-request from so long ago I can’t find who requested it or in what context, but I … Continue reading

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Baby Island By Carol Ryrie Brink

What would you do if you were shipwrecked with four lively babies in the middle of the ocean? Continuing with Reader Requests this week, this title comes courtesy of my friend Carrie (author, bird enthusiast, endlessly patient soul in the face of my … Continue reading

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Too Much In Love By Patty Brisco

Then Holly tells Jeff that she’s going to have a baby… Most of romance writer Patricia Matthews credits under the pen name Patty Brisco appear to be in the Gothic and Mystery genres- this contemporary YA Romance/social problem novel for … Continue reading

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Trudy Phillips, New Girl (#1) By Barbara S. Bates

“New, new, new! New Girl! I hate being new. Why did we have to move!” Background: Continuing our annual round-up of Whitman hardcovers of the 1950s, 60s and 70s we come to the Trudy Phillips series on high school life,  which … Continue reading

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Love Is Like Peanuts By Betty Bates

“Who says I’m too young for love?” Just as a public service, I feel like I should warn you the metaphor gets extended to the point where you might go into anaphylactic shock. The Plot: 14 year old Marianne Mandic … Continue reading

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Teen Witch #1: Lucky 13 By Megan Barnes

Thirteenth birthdays can be weird… The Plot: Honestly? This is one of those books that you don’t even need to read because the title tells the entire story. Sarah Connell is the youngest daughter in a family of health nuts. She … Continue reading

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‘Twixt Twelve and Twenty By Pat Boone

Teen-age can be a confusin’ time, but it can also be a great adventure. Pat Boone was a teen idol who rose to fame recording sanitized cover versions of Rhythm & Blues songs deemed too scary for mainstream radio. The … Continue reading

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