Wonder Review and Day 28 of 30 Day Book Challenge!

About the book: Title: Wonder Author: R.J. Palacio Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, realistic fiction, middle grade, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: You can't blend in when you were born to stand out. My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman wants to be an … Continue reading Wonder Review and Day 28 of 30 Day Book Challenge!

Firegirl Review and Day 18 of 30 Day Book Challenge!

About the book: Title: Firegirl Author: Tony Abbott Genre & Age Group: Realistic fiction, contemporary, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: "...there is..." Mrs. Tracy was saying quietly, "there is something we need to know about Jessica..." From this moment on, life is never quite the same for Tom and his seventh-grade classmates. They learn that Jessica … Continue reading Firegirl Review and Day 18 of 30 Day Book Challenge!

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Review!

About the Book: Title: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Author: John Boyne Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, tween/teen Goodreads Synopsis: “Powerful and unsettling. . . . As memorable an introduction to the subject as The Diary of Anne Frank.” —USA Today Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers … Continue reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Review!