War of the Books

February 21, 2012

Valerie - 2nd row, black jacket, reddish hair / Renee - 2nd row on Valerie's left, pale dress, demonically glowering eyes / Myself - first row, red dress

I am a proud vocal member of the Eva Perry Library’s Mock Printz book club. We read the YA books published each year, and inform the world which one the official committee should award that year’s Printz Medal to. You have never seen such cheerful militancy.

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Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie Tolan

August 22, 2009

A Review by the Cameron Village Regional Library Middle School Book Club

Jake Semple is a juvenile delinquent on his last last chance. E.D. Applewhite is a serious, organized planner in a family of free-spirited artists. It’s not likely that they’ll ever get along, but when Jake is taken in by E.D.’s family as a student at their Creative Academy homeschool, they have to at least try.

Can they set aside their differences to help when the Applewhite family finds itself suddenly responsible for mounting a community theater production of The Sound of Music?
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Read a book through e-mail

May 19, 2008

Dear ReaderOkay, so some days I don’t get the most interesting e-mail (or none at all). Recently I joined the Dear Reader Teen Book Club and now get a portion of a book a day for the entire week. It’s so fun because it’s actual teens who select, introduce, and ask questions about the book. A new book is picked each week – it is not always a new title, but something many people would enjoy. It’s a great way to be introduced to array of teen books and authors. To sign up visit here.


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