Archive for August, 2014

 
 
 
 
Books & Reading
 
 

There is but one law: eat or be eaten

 
November 6, 2008



The Inferior by Peadar O’Guilin In a world where hunting and cannibalism are necessary for survival, something is going terribly wrong as even the globes on the roof of the world are fighting but one young man begins to e...

 
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Who is the person behind the smile?

 
November 5, 2008



The Smile by Donna Jo Napoli In Renaissance Italy, Elisabetta longs for romance, and when Leonardo da Vinci introduces her to Guiliano de Medici, whose family rules Florence but is about to be deposed, she has no inkling of the...

 
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The heroics and horror of war

 
November 3, 2008



Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him.

 
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Have you read…

 
November 1, 2008



Mexican Whiteboy by Matt de la Pena Sixteen-year-old Danny searches for his identity amidst the confusion of being half-Mexican and half-white while spending a summer with his cousin and new friends on the baseball fields and b...