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Young Adult Books One is JUST RIGHT for you! Anna J. Small Roseboro, NBCT http://teachingenglishlanguagearts.com/
Sure Signs of Crazy by Karen Harrington Sarahs mother is mentally unbalanced and the girl thinks she will be crazy just like her mother. Sarah spends the summer looking for signs of being like her crazy mother or becoming like her alcoholic father.
Sure Signs of Crazy by Karen Harrington Sarahs loves to read and to write. Both prove to be just what she needs to face the challenges of growing up, falling in love, and taking care of the Plant she talks to as her best friend. Does this means shes crazy, too?
Sure Signs of Crazy by Karen Harrington Most people dont know what they think until they writing it down. Dont you want to know what you think? (p.39) Its funny how you dont know youre in pieces until someone hugs you together. (p.140) Thought provoking quotations
The Saturday Boy by David Fleming Eleven-year-old Derek Lamb likes superhero comic books, Saturday morning cartoons and Chocolate Ka-Blams. Hed gladly trade all of these things to have his father come home Afghanistan where he pilots Apache helicopters for the US Army.
Provocative Questions How long before his classmates forget Derek waited in the rain to catch the bus to school on a Saturday? Why is Dereks neighbor his best friend at home and the bully who picks on him at school? The Saturday Boy by David Fleming
Being good at building model airplanes and drawing superheroes just wasnt enough. Maybe when Derek embraces a girl in the school play the guys will stop teasing him.
Laras Gift by Anne Marie OBrien An intriguing historical novel about Russians who breed special dogs to hunt wolves!
Laras Gift by Anne Marie OBrien So whats historical fiction? Seems like contradictory terms. History is factual; fiction need not be. Historical fiction a made up story based on real people, places and events.
Russian Nobles Treasured Borsoi Dogs Laras Gift by Anne Marie OBrien Laras father, the Counts Kennel Master, breeds championship borsoi dogs. Kara loves the work and eagerly looks forward to following in his footsteps! But will a girl become Kennel Master when she has a brother who should inherit this role? Learn a little Russian vocabulary as you read about Laras gift which seals her fate. Image
Paper Boy by Vince Vawter Im typing about te stabbing for a good reason. I cant talk. (p.1) This twelve year old boy really, really has a hard time talking. Not just to anybody, but to nearly everybody and not because he is shy.
Paper Boy by Vince Vawter Real life newspaper journalist writes about his life as a stutterer, someone who has a hard time speaking words out loud.
Paper Boy by Vince Vawter Realistic fiction, sometimes called memoirs or autobiographical novels are books people write about a specific time in their own lives. Often these are famous people in sports, music, or politics. Paper Boy is about an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. Read about ways he tries to overcome it. What would you have done?
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata Kouun is good luck in Japanese, and one year my family had none of it.
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata Middle schooler, Summer and her little brother, Jaz, have to leave school early to join their grandparents on their job. No, not a couple hours early from school, but a couple of months! The family helps bring in the wheat harvest on giant agri-business farms out West.
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata With simple drawings and detailed descriptions, award winning author, Cynthia Kadahata takes you right into the fertile fields and into the heart of the family whose luck runs out in the middle of the season. Image
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata Why are there Lego designs on the cover? Do have anything to do with Kouun?
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake One what came home? When? From where? This historical novel set in 19 th Century Wisconsin unfolds as a mystery in which you learn answers to questions like these and others like them.
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake Image How useful will her sharpshooting skills be on this hunt for the killer?
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake What happened to the passenger pigeons in the United States? After reading this novel, the answer to this question no longer will be a mystery. Image
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak How does DEATH tell such an intriguing story about LIFE?
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak In this historical fiction book, learn about revenge and love, how courage and friendship in the face of cowardice and hate during the reign of Hitler in Nazi Germany.
Image Youve seen the movie… …now read the book.
Texting the Underworld by ellen booraem Hes a wimp, whos scared of spiders, but hes strong enough to visit the underworld to try to save his family from death.
Texting the Underworld by ellen booraem He nearly caves under peer and parental pressure and sibling rivalry, but smart enough to pretend he not brilliant at algebra.
Texting the Underworld by ellen booraem Connor, with the help of his friend, Javier, use cell phones to defeat the ravens of death as can only happen in fantasy fiction like this,