Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Abe Lincoln 2012

Abe Lincoln 2012

March 30th- Just finished Will Grayson, Will Grayson

I Just finished Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan. The two authors collaborated together rotating chapter by chapter to complete this book. The book focuses on two different Will Graysons. The first Will Grayson lives in Evanston and has lived in the shadow of his giant best friend "Tiny". The second Will Grayson lives in Naperville. After a chance encounter one night in Chicago the two Will Graysons meet and their worlds collide.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Recent Favorites

1. Maze Runner ( Book 1)  
by James Dashner
  Scorch Trials   (Book 2)
  (Third Book will come out in October 2011)
"If you like Hunger Games you will love The Maze Runner"-Miss M.
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.


2. I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
    The Power of Next ( August 2011)
"I Loved this book and can't wait for the sequel"- Miss M.
 In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien.


3. After by Amy Efaw
  "I read this book cover to cover, couldn't put it down"- Miss. M.

Devon Davenport is a straight-A student and prominent player on her school's soccer team, but when she is linked to an abandoned baby found in the trash she is accused of attempted murder.


  4. Ape House by Sara Gruen
     "I found this book to be fascinating and cool. I learned a lot about the Bonobo Apes and   how  smart they are" Miss. M.

Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, embarks on an adventure with reporter John Thigpen to rescue a family of bonobos that escaped from her lab and have been cast on a reality television program.

5. An Abundance of Katherine's by John Green
" Laugh out loud hilarious. I Loved this book" Miss. M.

Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.