Now is the Time for Running by Michael Williams When soldiers attack a small village in Zimbabwe, Deo goes on the run with Innocent, his older, mentally disabled brother, carrying little but a leather soccer ball filled with money, and after facing prejudice, poverty, and tragedy, it is in soccer that Deo finds renewed hope.
August 22nd, 2011
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The Pull of Gravity by Gae Polisner When their friend Scooter dies of a rare disease, teenagers Nick Gardner and Jaycee Amato set out on a secret journey to find the father who abandoned “The Scoot” when he was an infant, and give him a signed first edition of “Of Mice and Men.”
August 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Books
Between by Jessica Warman By weaving through her memories and watching the family and friends she left behind, 18-year-old Liz Valchar solves the mystery of how her life ended in the Long Island Sound.
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Sharks & Boys by Kristen Tracy When 15-year-old Enid Calhoun follows her boyfriend Wick to Maryland for a party, fearful that he might be intending to cheat on her, she finds herself sneaking on board a houseboat where Wick and his friends plan to have a wild night. But before the boys discover their stowaway, […]
August 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Books
My Favorite Band Does Not Exist by Robert T. Jeschonek 16-year-old Idea Deity, who believes that he is a character in a novel who will die in the sixty-fourth chapter, has created a fictional underground rock band on the internet which, it turns out, may actually exist, and whose members are wondering who is broadcasting […]