Walk Two Moons

Salamanca Tree Hiddle is thirteen years old.  After her mother leaves without any warning, Sal and her father move from their rural home to the city of Euclid, Ohio. Sal will embark on a wonderful journey with her grandparents, traveling from Ohio to Idaho by car, retracing her mother’s footsteps. Sal has in mind to … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Ghost

Castle Cranshaw, who likes to be called Ghost wants to be the fastest runner in his middle school track team, The Defenders. He is determined to be the next Usain Bolt. However, he can’t forget the first time he really ran. The time he and his mother had to run through their apartment from Ghost’s … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Hatchet

Hatchet was a book we read in English class this year and is a Newbery Award winner. It is the story of thirteen year old Brian Robeson, who was flying from Hampton, New York, to visit his father, on a very small two men plane. The pilot on the plane however suffers a heart attack and … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics are two fun-filled books about a billionaire, Mr. Lemoncello, a world renowned game maker, who creates a library_an extraordinary library_with games, riddles and puzzles to solve, but also millions of books to read! In the first book, Mr. Lemoncello dares some children who have won a visit … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Wolf Hollow

Wolf Hollow is the story of a young girl, Annabelle, who lives in the United States during World War II. She and her family befriend an old man, a veteran, who lives in extreme poverty, Toby. When Toby is accused of kidnapping a young girl, Betty, a tough and imposing person, who constantly bullies Annabelle, Annabelle … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Auggie and Me

Auggie and Me is the second book by R.J Palacio, the first one being Wonder.  Both these books are the story of a young boy, August Pullman who has a severe facial deformity, and for the first time goes to normal school. This book isn’t a sequel to Wonder, as it happens at the same time Wonder does. This book, … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Lily and Dunkin

Lily and Dunkin is the story of two teenagers who become friends. They each have their own significant issues, as one is transgender  and the other one has bipolar disorder. Lily, whose initial name was Timothy, fights to obtain hormone blockers in order to become a girl, while Dunkin, whose real name is Norbert has … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Raymie Nightingale

Raymie Nightingale, is a wonderful book about the friendship of three girls who meet during baton twirling lessons, all there for seemingly very different reasons… Raymie, the main character, is trying to win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition to get her picture in the paper, so her dad, who two days earlier had ran away with a … [En savoir plus / Read more…]