For those of you arriving here via LS 583 @ Clarion.edu, my reading journal comprises the next 42 posts on the Reading between the lines page. 58 more words
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Doctorow, C. (2008). Little Brother. New York: Tor Teen.
Genre: Dystopian / realistic / near-future cyberpunk
Intended audience: Mid-teens and up; anti-authoritarians and rebels
Personal reaction to the book: This is thought-provoking if a little didactic (OK, a lot didactic at times). 99 more words
Zindel, P. (1972). The pigman. New York: Harper & Row.
Genre: Mainstream fiction
Intended audience: Teens
Personal reaction to the book: Really badly written book. It is told from the point of view of two teens, a boy and a girl, but the author is unable to endow either with a unique voice (for example, when describing their evening together in Mr. 146 more words
Tobin, P., & Coover, C. (2013). Bandette, Volume 1: Presto! Milwaukie, Oregon: Dark Horse Comics.
Genre: Graphic novel
Intended audience: Mid-teens and older
Personal reaction to the book: A fun option to the dark violence and manga subgenres that dominate so much of the graphic novel scene. 123 more words