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Resources for Educators – The Aurora County Trilogy

For more about LOVE, RUBY LAVENDER, including a list of awards and synopsis, click here.

“A timeless story of the bond between grandparent and grandchild.”
—Booklist

“This small comic novel makes good use of a lot of chickens.”
—The New York Times Book Review

“A lively, humorous story.” 
—Starred review, School Library Journal

“Good garden of peas! It’s hard to imagine a better book for audio narration than this charming, funny, and deeply touching novel.” —Starred review, AudioFile

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2005 National Book Award finalist

For more about EACH LITTLE BIRD THAT SINGS, click here.

“A fresh voice and an honest portrayal of life and death are a match made in heaven… a memorable tribute to the joys of living.” —Starred review, Kirkus

“The family takes on joyous dimensionality through Comfort’s first-person narration, her memories and comments highlighting each person’s quirkiness and tenderness.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Comfort grabs on to the reader’s heart and refuses to let it go.” — Bookpage

“This is a deeply felt novel.” — School Library Journal

“Debbie, we are just so proud of you.” — Aunt Beth

“What about me?” — Ruby Lavender

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For more about THE AURORA COUNTY ALL-STARS, click here.

“A poignant and humorous coming-of-age story.” — Starred review, Kirkus

“A home run.” — Starred review, Publisher’s Weekly

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