Newsletter, Volume 9, Number 3


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Ninjas, Piranhas, and Galileo by Greg Leitich Smith

(Little Brown, 2003)
Parents' Choice Gold Medal Winner

"fresh, unusual story of friendship and honesty, riddled with wit, intelligence, and more than a few chuckles." -- School Library Journal
"fast-paced, hilarious send-up of school life. ...just the right balance of intelligent wit and drama in his first novel." -- Booklist
"sparkling debut" with narrators who are "precocious, intelligent and wickedly funny..." --Publisher's Weekly

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