2009 Award Winner Jellicoe by Melina Marchetta Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia. 2009 Printz Honor Books The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II, The Kingdom on the [...]
January 30th, 2009
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The Fetch by Laura Whitcomb After 350 years as a Fetch, or death escort, Calder breaks his vows and enters the body of Rasputin, whose spirit causes rebellion in the Land of Lost Souls while Calder struggles to convey Ana and Alexis, orphaned in the Russian Revolution, to Heaven.
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Forever Princess by Meg Cabot Although she has recently completed a 400-page romance novel, Princess Mia, in her last month of high school, has yet to pick a college, find a prom dress, or decide if her boyfriend J. P. is really The One.
January 16th, 2009 · Comments Off · Books
Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz When someone starts stalking high school junior Camelia, everyone at school assumes that it is Ben, who is new at school and rumored to have killed his previous girlfriend, but Camelia is nevertheless inexplicably drawn to him.