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Linda Urban

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The Center of Everything (2013)
3.75 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This one was just okay for me. Definitely a quick read and I enjoyed the voice and the bits of symbolism throughout. But I would have liked to see more backstory and less focus on the day of the parade. The most interesting part was the relationship with the grandmother and th...
Hound Dog True (2011)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Urban, L. (2011) Hound dog true. New York. Harcourt Children's Books.Kirkus Starred ReviewedFiction Choice: Contemporary RealismMattie is a young girl that seems to always be the "new girl" at schools because she bounces around from place to place with her mother. One of her big...
Center of Everything (2013)
3.75 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: People have criticized this book as being, "yet another dead grandparent book." To those critics, I have two responses. First, what's wrong with writing a children's book about a common childhood experience? I don't see anyone out there saying, "Ug! Not another book about startin...
Mouse Was Mad (2009)
3.95 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This is a favourite with my boys. They love reading about how mouse gets madder and madder, and about how his friends are trying to help him, but it's not exactly working. The form repetition and word repetition really helps my beginning reader, and both he and his bigger broth...
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