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**spoiler alert** This is a difficult book. It's hard for me to even say I like it because it's such a tough read. I like the idea of it. I think ther...more
Oct 09, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
Misty of Chincoteague (Misty, #1)
This is one that I'm pretty sure I read when I was a kid. I grew up loving horses and I'm pretty sure I read this before we had horses. I also think I...more
Nov 27, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
**spoiler alert** I did like it, but I also had problems with it, based mostly on the fact that Charlie did not sound 15. The thing I liked most was t...more
Mar 14, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This
Back when I read Blubber for class, this was my second choice and I'm now wishing I read it instead. I'm glad I read Blubber, but I liked this book a...more
Dec 09, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
I see why this one was a Caldecott book. It's a cute story with bonus points for depicting an interracial family. It even has a little girl playing vi...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Going Bovine
When I decided to read this book it was because Entertainment Weekly told me I would like it and I generally end up liking what they like. Then I told...more
Oct 03, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
When You Reach Me
This book kind of blew me away. It felt like a weird, little independent film to me with the subtle time travel elements and little clues that turned...more
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
I was a little worried when there were Catcher in the Rye comparisons on the back of this book because I never made it through the first page of that...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
This is one of the reasons I'm liking this class. It's exposing me to stuff I never would have considered reading because it falls under a YA or juven...more
Oct 23, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Come On, Rain!
I love Muth, but there was too much text in this one and the font was horrible.
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
Essex County Vol. 1: Tales from the Farm (Essex County, #1)
I tried to stick to not more than two of any author and this being my second Lemire it's safe to say that I like him. I love his illustrations. They'r...more
Oct 31, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
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