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Finding Miracles by Julia Alvarez. New York: Laurel Leaf Books (2004).
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Jericho’s Fall by Stephen L. Carter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (2009).
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. New York: Crown Publishers (2012).
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Everybody’s Baby by Lydia Netzer. New York: St. Martin’s Press (2014).