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Happy New Year! Wow, where has this last decade gone? Hard to believe that it is actually 2010. Wow, indeed. Let's start the year off with a tale of family and friendship.
Millard, Glenda. THE NAMING OF TISHKIN SILK New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009 IL 3-6, RL 6.3 ISBN 0374354812 It is not going to be easy for Griffin Silk. He comes from a large family and has been home schooled all his life. But now his mother and baby sister have gone away and Griffin is heading off to public school. The bullies spot a new target in Griffin. But one classmate befriends him and Griffin now has someone to talk to. To explain how he feels about what is happening in his life. Can she help him find a way to have his mother return?