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Monster
3.67
Summary: Steve Harmon is a high school student and an aspiring film-maker; he is also on trial for murder. He decides to tell his story in the form of ...more
Mar 31, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
 
Blood and Chocolate
3.77
Vivian and her pack have the gift of transformation. During the day they appear to be human, but at night they can morph into a creature like a wolf, ...more
Apr 08, 2010
Apr 10, 2010
 
How I Live Now
3.60
Analysis: This modern fantasy novel’s greatest strength is the change in the characters. While they aren’t bad in the beginning, they are immature and ...more
Mar 29, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
 
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Calpurnia Tate, #1)
3.94
Summary: It’s the summer of 1899 in Fentress, Texas, and it is hot. That summer almost twelve year old Calpurnia makes some discoveries. Her journey b ...more
Mar 25, 2010
Mar 22, 2010
 
The Rock and the River (The Rock and the River, #1)
4.04
It's Chicago in 1968. Sam's father is a respected leader of the Civil Rights movement who advocates peaceful resistance; he is friends with Martin Lut ...more
Jul 04, 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
Jellicoe Road
4.17
I won't include much about the plot of the book here because the joy of reading it is in discovery. It is a little slow and confusing at first, but do ...more
Mar 28, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
Looking for Alaska
4.18
There were things I enjoyed about this book. I'm all for smart kids who are literary, and I'm even willing to suspend my disbelief into that whole kid ...more
Sep 13, 2008
Sep 08, 2008
 
Front and Center (Dairy Queen, #3)
3.98
I just love these books. It is hilarious and heartbreaking watching DJ try to figure out life. Plus, you'll finally find out what Dairy Queen really m ...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 24, 2010
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
I couldn't stop reading! I stayed up until three in the morning to finish!
Jun 12, 2009
Jun 14, 2009
 
No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row
3.77
This is a difficult read, but I think it would really appeal to certain teens. I like the way the author included different perspectives.
Aug 20, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
The Neverending Story
4.15
Neverending is right. . .
Oct 28, 2009
Oct 11, 2009
 
Impossible (Impossible, #1)
3.66
One of my students was reading this book, and I was drawn in by the cover. I do love a good mix of fairy tale themes in a modern setting. My only comp ...more
Aug 30, 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.94
I am a fan of Shannon Hale's work, but I was dissappointed with this book. The plot was a bit weak and dragged for most of the book. I did enjoy the e ...more
Apr 26, 2008
Apr 28, 2008
 
Thwonk
3.22
This is my least favorite Joan Bauer so far. I love the rest of her books, but I didn't really get into this one. The character development was a litt ...more
Sep 07, 2008
Sep 08, 2008
 
The Wild Girls
4.11
This book has a slow start, but once it got going, I really enjoyed it. I especially enjoyed all the writing tips from Verla Volante!
Nov 09, 2008
Nov 09, 2008
 
Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen, #1)
3.76
Read this one! It is funny and sweet. Don't be a cow!
Jan 2008
Jan 09, 2008
 
The Gorillas of Gill Park
3.69
Recommended by one of my students!
Feb 14, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
 
I Am the Messenger
4.11
None
Dec 2007
Dec 16, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.49
None
Jul 02, 2009
Jun 26, 2009
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.57
None
not set
Jul 07, 2009
 
Sweetwater Creek
3.81
None
Jun 10, 2009
May 24, 2009
 
The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, #1)
4.10
None
Jan 13, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
Sweethearts
3.65
None
Nov 04, 2008
Oct 29, 2008
 
Born Blue
3.77
None
Nov 02, 2008
Oct 26, 2008
 
The Secret Life of Bees
3.97
None
not set
Oct 06, 2008
 
Listening for Lions
3.99
None
Sep 16, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
 
Rules of the Road
3.90
None
not set
Jul 13, 2008
 
Shug
3.99
None
Mar 23, 2008
Mar 28, 2008
 
Prom
3.31
None
Mar 02, 2008
Mar 13, 2008
 
Things Hoped For (Things, #2)
3.85
None
Dec 2007
Dec 16, 2007
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