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Waiting For You by Susane Colasanti

Waiting For You Waiting For You by Susane Colasanti

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



I am working my way through reading all of Susane Colasanti's books and I really…

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Added by bj neary on July 6, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

My rating: <a href="http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/176209644">5 of 5 stars</a><br /><br />

Well Ms Jack and her Pop Contemp Lit students----I FINALLY read this book!!! And yes, I agree everyone (who loves YA lit)should read read this book.  Charlie is one of those teens who asks many, many questions.  He has thoughts and feelings on almost everything and his letters to this anonymous person really speak about his confusion, yet his hyper-awareness, and his… Continue

Added by bj neary on June 13, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Just Another Hear by Sharon Draper

Just Another Hero Just Another Hero by Sharon M. Draper



My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Draper's final book in the trilogy, Just Another Hero, was great. The plot was fast… Continue

Added by bj neary on January 5, 2010 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Couldn't put this one down and so compelling too! Jennifer Harris is 9 years old, fat and a social outcast and recalling a scary time when she was at her best friend, Cameron Quick's (LOVE HIS NAME)house without permission and his father is yelling and scary and lots of other things. Fast forward to Jennifer at 17 and she is now Jenna Vaughn, pretty, thin, funny, with lots of friends and a boyfriend of 3 months, Ethan. But Jenna Vaughn's carefully constructed world is about to fall apart when… Continue

Added by bj neary on November 15, 2009 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Couldn't put this one down and so compelling too! Jennifer Harris is 9 years old, fat and a social outcast and recalling a scary time when she was at her best friend, Cameron Quick's (LOVE HIS NAME)house without permission and his father is yelling and scary and lots of other things. Fast forward to Jennifer at 17 and she is now Jenna Vaughn, pretty, thin, funny, with lots of friends and a boyfriend of 3 months, Ethan. But Jenna Vaughn's carefully constructed world is about to fall apart when… Continue

Added by bj neary on November 15, 2009 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Destroy All Cars by Blake Nelson

James likes to rant and rave against society's ills---hence the title---he wants all cars gone because of the damage they do,his father doesn't understand him at all and wants to buy him a car for college. James is not even thinking of college. I liked the way the reader can see all of James' anger, angst,humor and wisecracks. We see his Sadie, sweet, concerned, active and passionate about her causes. James' writing is great, so many of the papers he submits to his teacher are hilarious and his… Continue

Added by bj neary on November 15, 2009 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Destroy All Cars by Blake Nelson

James likes to rant and rave against society's ills---hence the title---he wants all cars gone because of the damage they do,his father doesn't understand him at all and wants to buy him a car for college. James is not even thinking of college. I liked the way the reader can see all of James' anger, angst,humor and wisecracks. We see his Sadie, sweet, concerned, active and passionate about her causes. James' writing is great, so many of the papers he submits to his teacher are hilarious and his… Continue

Added by bj neary on November 15, 2009 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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