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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Published 2012, Dutton Press

Price: $ 17.99    Pages: 318

Teen Top Ten (2012)

Readers Annotation: Hazel, a cancer patient, is living off bought time from an experimental drug.   647 more words

Realistic Fiction

The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Published 1967, Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers

Price: $ 5.50     Pages: 215

Newberry Honor (1968)

Readers Annotation: April brings magic to the Casa Rosada with the Egypt Game, but what happens when the Egypt Game brings magic of it’s own? 528 more words

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Chbosky, Stephen. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. 1999. New York: MTV Books.      ISBN 978-0-671-02734-4


This book is written in the first person and is a series of letters that the main character, Charlie, writes to his unknown friend like a diary or journal. 567 more words


The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

Cormier, Robert. The Chocolate War. 1974. New York: Pantheon Books.                         ISBN 978-0-394-82805-4


Jerry Renault is a teenage student at Trinity, a private Catholic preparatory school. 496 more words


Snarking Nostalgic: Six Months to Live by Lurlene McDaniel

BSC fans–don’t worry, there will be more BSC snark (Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls is next week).  Due to the wealth of terribly written tween/teen books from the time period, though, I’m going to alternate in other books.  3,650 more words

Kid's Books

Little Blog on the Prairie by Cathleen Davitt Bell

When Gen’s mom announces the family’s summer vacation will be at Camp Frontier where you get to pretend it’s 1890 and work on a real farm, Gen is not happy. 178 more words

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