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grand central (continued from pg. 16) ReADing ReCS The Dragon in the Sock Drawer by Kate Klimo, illustrated by John Shroades. When two kids find a baby dragon in a sock drawer, they have to figure out what to do with it—fast! They are thrust into the role of Dragon Keepers and have to figure out what to feed a dragon, how to care for it and how to protect it from enemies. Ages 8-12. http://tiny.cc/mmOcH Well Witched by Frances Hardinge. Three kids borrow money out of a wishing well to take the bus home one day and find themselves stuck granting the wishes made when the coins were dropped in the well. They receive powers to aid them, but they have to figure out if granting wishes is really a good idea when it means that everyone is really going to end up getting what they wished for! Ages 8-12. http://tiny.cc/x4hQj Amelia Rules! Volume 1: The Whole World’s Crazy by Jimmy Gownley. Amelia and her mom have just moved into a new neighborhood, and she is getting to know a new school and a host of new friends, as well as getting used By Katharine Zenke grandfather get so sick while he was supposed to be taking care of them. Then I thought about the implications for all of us who take care of our grandchildren. Trouble can come from nowhere. I have been trying to figure out what we can do. One thing: we should always have a phone with us at these times, and for children who are old enough to use one, we should teach him or her how to call for help. One precaution is to have 911 programmed into our phones at the top of the list. But what else?… —Sally Wendkos Olds Comments: …Grandparents could carry an information card in their purse or wallet with phone numbers of a doctor, close friend, neighbor. And then make sure that the grandchildren know it’s there, how to get to it in case the grandparents are unable to speak—and then what to do with the information.—Nina Lewis …I’m going to teach Kenz to dial 911. We have talked about it, but I think it’s time to practice it…with the phone on “off,” of course. Thanks for the reminder.—Connie Marconi to living in her ex-rock-star aunt’s house. This is the first book in a smart, fun series with wonderfully genuine characters dealing realistically with real kid issues. Ages 12+. http://www. ameliarules.com/ Runaways, Volume 1: Pride and Joy by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Adrian Alphona. Every teenager suspects that their parents might be evil at some point, but this group finds out that theirs really are. After discovering this, the group runs away and decides to use their newfound powers to try to make the world a better place, maybe counteracting some of their parents’ evil acts. Ages 12+. http://www.marvel.com/universe/ Runaways An Abundance of Katherines by John Green. Colin is a recovering prodigy who does not have good luck with relationships. He only dates girls named Katherine; and after Katherine number 19 dumps him, he sets out on a road trip with his best friend to try to work out the theorem that he thinks will predict the future of any given relationship and win himself the right girl. Ages 12+. http://tiny. cc/8EAoB D’Anthony, WI Isabella, NC Daniel & David, TX Hunter, WY Jade, OH Justin, Ryan, Ashton, TN 18 GRAND NOVEMBER DECEMBER 2008
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Grand Magazine - November/December 2008
Grand View
Contents
Isn't It Grand?
Grand Central
Ask Grand
Grand Gestures
Just So We Know
Full House-Full Heart-Full Time
First, Serve
On the Cover: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
Incredibly Hip High-Tech Gifts
Foreign Exchange
Home (and Hungry!) for the Holidays
Being the Peace
Reunions
Together Time
Read Aloud
Grand Bazaar
Resources
Grand Finale
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Isn't It Grand?
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Central
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Ask Grand
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Gestures
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Just So We Know
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Full House-Full Heart-Full Time
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - First, Serve
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - On the Cover: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 43
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Incredibly Hip High-Tech Gifts
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 47
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Foreign Exchange
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Home (and Hungry!) for the Holidays
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Being the Peace
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Reunions
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Together Time
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Read Aloud
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Bazaar
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Resources
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Finale
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