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Katie Roddy | 10 comments Mod
Here are the book options for you to choose from. After you look them over, go to the poll section and vote for the one you would like to read.

Change-Up: Mystery at the World Series By: John Feinstein
This book follows two teen journalists, Stevie and Susan Carol, as they cover the World Series matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Washington Nationals. They meet the Nationals new pitcher who has just been called up from the minor-leagues and are a little puzzled by his life story. After looking into it more, they become very curious about how his wife died and decide that this is a story worth looking into. What secrets might they uncover?

The Lightening Thief By: Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson is a kid who struggles with his temper and focusing in school. He gets expelled from yet another school and then his mom tells him the truth about where he came from, she takes him to the one place he’ll be safe, Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods (a half human, half immortal). There, Percy learns that the father he never knew is actually Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon Percy finds himself caught up in a mystery that could lead to disastrous consequences. With the help of his new friends, Percy sets out on a quest to reach the gates of the Underworld and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.

Payback Time By: Carl Deuker
Mitch True, a high school reporter, dreams of one day breaking open huge stories, but for now he is stuck working on the sports column for his school. At a football practice, he notices the s=new kid, Angel, on the sidelines with an amazing throw. However, when it comes to the game, he does not get the any time on the field. Mitch asks the coach why Angel did not play and gets brushed off. He continues to research and observe Angel and starts to wonder what is really going on. Could Mitch have found that groundbreaking story that he was looking for?

The Westing Game By: Ellen Raskin
An eccentric millionaire mysteriously dies and sixteen unlikely people are gathered for the reading of his will. In his will, Sam Westing says that he was killed by one of the people present in the room and that it is up to the rest of them to play this game and figure out who did it. They are assigned a partner and given clues to solve the mystery . As the mystery unwinds, it seems that these unlikely people are more connected than anyone knew. So who killed Mr. Westing and who will solve the mystery?

message 2: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Tate | 2 comments Hi Katie,

The group has decided to read "The Westing Game" as their book. Hope that works well for you. I've heard good things :)


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