Monthly Archives: February 2011

Post #13: Kin

The Good Neighbors, Book One: Kin by Holly Black and Ted Naifeh Post number thirteen is for Holly Black and Ted Naifeh’s graphic novel, The Good Neighbors, Book One: Kin, which is one of the books I am going to … Continue reading

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Post #12: Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl by Cecily Von Ziegesar Post number twelve is for Cecily Von Ziegesar's Gossip Girl, another required reading assignment for my YA Lit class. I … did not like this book. There were some aspects that I enjoyed, but … Continue reading

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Post #11: Audrey, Wait!

Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway Post number eleven is for Robin Benway's Audrey, Wait!, another required reading assignment for my YA Lit course. I really liked this book a lot. It was a fast read with very enjoyable characters that … Continue reading

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Post #10: Boy Meets Boy

Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan Post number ten is for David Levithan's Boy Meets Boy, another required reading assignment for my YA Lit course. I remember hearing about this book several years ago and thinking I should read it, … Continue reading

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Post #9: Little Black Book for Girlz

The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality Post number nine is for The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality, which was written "by youth for youth" and released by the St. Stephen's … Continue reading

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Post #8: Absolutely True Diary…

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Post number eight is for Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, whichi s a book I've heard several people talk about since it was released, … Continue reading

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Post #7: Born Confused

Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier Post number seven is for Tanuja Desai Hidier's Born Confused, another required book for my YA Lit course. I'm not sure what it is exactly about the required reading list for this course, but … Continue reading

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Post #6: The First Part Last

The First Part Last by Angela Johnson Post number six is for Angela Johnson's The First Part Last, another required reading assignment. This book, like Bucking the Sarge, featured African-American main characters, and dealt with inner-city conflicts of some sort … Continue reading

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Post #5: Bucking the Sarge

Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis Post number five is for Christopher Paul Curtis' Bucking the Sarge, another required reading assignment for my YA Lit course. This week's  books focused on African-American main characters, which is a genre I … Continue reading

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