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Code Name Verity

Wein, Elizabeth. Code Name Verity. Hyperion: New York, 2012. Print.


Historical Fiction


From her prison cell in France, Julie writes everything she can think of in order to stop her captors, even if they only stop for a moment. 669 more words

Madness & Wickedness

As much as I love historical fiction, I am glad I didn’t live when girls had few options. I was reminded of this fact while reading  243 more words

Book Review

Three Completely Different Books

Part of my goal in reading YA books this summer has been to broaden my own horizons.  I have wanted to try to read books that my students might like, not just books that I like.  527 more words

Middle School

Talking with Veronica

This last Wednesday, I went to something that I was very excited about. At a local bookstore, on her #four tour, Veronica Roth spoke about various things including, but not limited to, how to create a dystopian world, genetics, character she loves and writer’s anxiety. 578 more words


Author Event Highlights: Veronica Roth & Phoebe North

Earlier this week, I took my eldest daughter to hear Veronica Roth (Divergent trilogy) & Phoebe North (Starglass) in conversation at one of our favorite independent bookstores – … 484 more words

Children's Literature

No Longer Missing! Ready to Review!

Hello everyone. I apologize for being off the grid for the past 2 weeks. I spent a week actually on vacation and this week have begun to facilitate summer professional development. 54 more words

YA Literature

Princess of the Midnight Ball

Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Whenever I’m in the mood for a feel-good book that leaves me feeling happy, I turn to Jessica Day George. 164 more words