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The 5th Wave
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Ready Player One
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King Dork by Frank Portman
King Dork
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read in January, 2015
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Not really "finished", but just can't finish this one. It's bad news; can't hold my attention at all. There are too many books, so little time. I'm not spending any more time with this one.
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The Dare by Hannah Jayne
The Dare
by Hannah Jayne
read in January, 2015
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Did this as a read-aloud with my 8th-graders.

The positives: relatively suspenseful, and very unique in that for most of the book, one can't be sure what genre it belongs to. Is there something supernatural going on? Is it the main character's imagin
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Ed Sheeran by Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran: A Visual Journey
by Ed Sheeran
read in January, 2015
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I know, I'm too old to read this book, let alone be a fan of his music . . . but it is fascinating to learn how his talents began to emerge, especially at a such a young age, as well as discovering the stories behind some of his remarkable songs. A v ...more
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Requiem by Paul B. Janeczko
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Compelling poetry to interweave with 8th-graders' study of the Holocaust, and reading of Elie Wiesel's Night.
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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Ready Player One
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In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides
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Perfectly engrossing and surprisingly ironic. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this from beginning to end. It is amazing to discover these rich "smaller" stories which exist in our nation's and world's history.
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The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos
The Scar Boys
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