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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Nest by Kenneth Oppel

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The Nest 
by Kenneth Oppel

"Everything makes nests.  Birds for their eggs.  Squirrels make dreys to sleep in through the winter, bears make dens, rabbits burrows.  Our houses are just big nests, really.  A place where you can sleep and be safe - and grow."  Nests are usually comforting places, places to raise a family, places to feel protected.  But when nests contain special wasps that want to take your baby, a nest can be a very scary place indeed.  The Nest is to wasps what Jaws was (and still is!) to sharks.  A fast-paced thriller that will have you swatting at imaginary wasps until the very last page.  Read it with the lights on!  

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