Enclave

-Anne Aguirre- As a brat, Deuce has always wanted to be a Huntress. If a brat survives his or her first fifteen years they get to join either the Builder, the Breeder, or the Hunters. Now her dream has come true; she bears proof of it with the three long scars on her arm. Now…

The Lost Island of Tamarind

-Nadia Aguiar- Maya Nelson has grown up on Pamela Jane, her family’s sailboat, her whole life, along with her younger brother, Simon, and her baby sister, Penny. She has always loved living on a boat with her family. She loves knowing more about the sea and sea creatures than any other kids her age. But…

The Importance of Being Earnest

-Oscar Wilde-   When The Importance of Being Earnest begins, Jack, known as Earnest by his friend, Algernon, plans to propose to Algernon’s cousin Gwendolen. Before Gwendolen and her mother arrive, Algernon suspects something is amiss when he finds an inscription inside Jack’s cigarette case to an “Uncle Jack” from someone who calls herself “little…

India the Moonstone Fairy

-Daisy Meadows-   Jack Frost has stolen the seven stones from Queen Titania’s crown! If the Jewel fairies don’t get their jewels back, their power’s will completely fade away. Can Rachel and Kirsty help their fairy friends find their jewels before it’s too late?   As an eight year old, I loved this book. By…

Someone Named Eva

-Joan M. Wolf- Milada, along with another blond-haired blue-eyed Czech girl, is taken from her home to a special camp. It isn’t a concentration camp; instead, it is a centre to teach girls to be “proper” German girls. Milada is given a new name: Eva. The more time she spends at the Lebensborn Centre, the…

The Outsiders

-S. E. Hinton- Fourteen-year-old Ponyboy Curtis is part of the Greasers, a group from the opposite side of town than the rich kids, the Socs (short for Socials). The Greasers and the Socs have been rival gangs for as long as anyone can remember. One night, Ponyboy and his friend, Johnny, end up in a…

The Warrior Heir

-Cinda Williams Chima- Jack lives in Trinity, Ohio. There is absolutely nothing remarkable about his life. That is, before he learns about the Roses. The only things that sets Jack apart from other high-schoolers are he has to take daily medication and he has a thin scar above his heart. One day, Jack accidentally skips…

The Heath Introduction to Poetry- Third Edition

-D. C. Heath and Company-   Catch ROBERT FRANCAIS Two boys uncoached are tossing a poem together, Overhand, underhand, backhand, sleight of hand, everyhand, Teasing with attitudes, latitudes, interludes, altitudes, High, make him fly off the ground for it, low, make him stoop, Make him scoop it up, make him as-almost-as possible miss it, Fast,…

Princess Plot

-Kirsten Boie- Jenna, frustrated at her mom for being over-protective, decides to go to a film audition being held at a bowling alley, despite what the fact that her mother has forbidden her to do so. Then, everything goes wrong: She gets chosen to act the main part, the part of the princess. Her mom,…

Attitude

-Robin Stevenson- Cassie gets chosen to do an exchange program with a dance studio in Canada. The students from Canada seem to have their own little clique, with Melissa as leader. At first, they seem to accept her, but after she stands up for the other exchange students who are being bullied, she puts a…