• "The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle" by Leslie Connor

    Posted by Matthew Kloos, 602 on 3/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

    "It's been awhile since Mason's friend Benny has died, and Mason must reach down inside himself to find out what the never ending questioning people sergant wants to know. Meanwhile finding a new friend and developing a secret hide out, but when his friend goes missing he must try his hardest to find him."

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  • "Echo" by Pam Munoz Ryan

    Posted by Alex Schuster on 3/12/2018 9:15:00 AM

    alex "Echo," written by Pam Munoz Ryan, and a winner of the 2016 Newberry Honor, is an enchanting story that makes the reader move past the barriers of the book's pages and allows you to glide along with the story. In the beginning, Otto, who finds himself alone and lost in an enchanted forest, stumbles across three sisters. He also finds himself intertwined with a prophecy, a secret, and a mysterious harmonica. Following, not long after three children find themselves strung together by this puzzling mystery; Fredrich who lives in Germany, Mike living in Pennsylvania, and Ivory in California. Each child must muster up strength, willpower, and will encounter many hardships and problems, each one more troubling than the last. But if there was one thing in common, it would be the very same harmonica that Otto had touched. Whether its rescuing a father and possibly getting caught, or pushing the limits to keep a family together, you will be intertwined and fall in love with this wonderfully written book. As it cascades through the wonderful stories of each individual, it will be sure to bring tears to your eyes, and in the end, brings these characters together with an invisible wire, drawing them closer. For years to come, you will always remember the story "Echo," and remember that we all must endure, embark, and embrace our own journeys, and in times of doubt, remember, "Echo."

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  • "Maximum Ride" Series by James Patterson

    Posted by Aubree Mathieson, 602 on 3/5/2018 11:00:00 AM

    aubree "My favorite series is the Maximum Ride series. The books feature a 14 year-old girl Maximum (Max) and her family: Iggy (14), Fang (14), Angel (8), Nudge (11), and Gazzy (10). Angel and Gazzy are the only real siblings but the group sticks together as a family. The only catch is, the kids are human-avian hybrids stolen from their families. On the run from evil scientists and their own inner demons, the group fights for survival in this gripping and suspensful book series by James Patterson."

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  • "Swim that Rock" by John Rocco

    Posted by Christian Grossman, 602 on 2/23/2018 2:30:00 PM

    christian "Swim That Rock is an exciting novel by John Rocco. This story takes place in Narragansett Bay with Jake Cole as the main character. Jake is a middle schooler trying to cope with a presumed dead father, being made fun of at school, and loan sharks trying to repossess the diner. He is willing to do anything to stop this from happening. He ends up taking a job with a pirate named Captain. Read this great novel to learn more about Jake’s adventures."

     

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