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This book was about a girl who moves from Hollywood to a small town to live with her grandma. While she's there, she meets a girl and their younger brother and find they share a love of everything Egypt. They begin a game where they all are Egyptians and attend sacrificial ceremonies. Before long 3 more people have joined them and weird things start to happen. First of all, there was a murder and the parents aren't letting anybody outside, and worst yet, the oracle actually starts responding!
Stand Tall was an amazing book about a 12 year old boy named Sam, although nobody had called him that since 4th grade. People instead choose to call him Tree. Tree becomes his name for an obvious reason, he his 6ft 3in and STILL growing. With his parents just getting a divorce and his grandpa learning to walk again, Tree finds out that life has only one meaning. To feel belonging. With his parents fresh divorce, this can be a hard thing to do, only his grandpas war day advice can help him. When he become's friend with a girl, who's parents are also divorced, they learn to help each other to become stronger. This was an amazing story about what a lot of kids our age actually do go through and I rate it a must read.
Calling every Hunger Games obsessed person out there. This is the behind the scenes look at everything about the movie. From talking about cast members to making the set this book holds it all. Complete with full color pictures there are 2 page pics of things like the fireball scene, or Katniss diving through the woods. I highly recommend this book if you are obsessed about the Games. This is a fun book to sit down and flip through the pics or get deep into the reading of the making of the movie. Have fun and "May the odds be ever in your favor" - for loving this book. :P
Scat is a book about how teens end up saving the endangered Florida Panther from an oil company. The kids, one of which is on the run from the cops hide out in the Black Vine Spot taking care of a baby panther and trying to find its mother. In this book each kid has their own on going challenge that they put aside to help save the panthers. I loved this book and hopefully you will too! Don't forget its accompanies Hoot and Flush.
Return to Sender is a book about illegal immigrants, the people that house them, and how they effect others through their life. In the book one of the girls from Mexico writes letters to family to convey her feelings even though she can't send them. The patrons as the Mexicans call them have a son the same age. He teaches the girls about the stars and in return they are best of friends. This is an amazing book and I highly recommend you read it.
Schooled is an awesome book about a kid named Capricorn that lives on a hippy farm, supposed to hide you from normal civilized life. When is grandmother, Rain is injured he can no longer stay at the farm and must move in with a social worker who used to be a part of the farm. In this story Cap learns how tough the world can be and what life really is out of his safe-haven. Throughout the book i was laughing my head off, jumping up an down in anticipation, and crying. I highly recommend this book.
In the final and in the Hunger Games trilogy Katniss destroys the arena and lifted out, but some more lucky than others. Katniss was lifted out by a group of refugees hiding out in the newly discovered district 13. While Peetah and some of the other victors were taken by the capitol. In this book Katniss becomes the Mockingjay who will take down the Capitol and defy all rules, but when they save Peetah they find out the Capitol has deformed his memories making Katniss the bad guy. Throughout the book, it will make you cry, laugh, and jump for joy. I highly recommend this book! :)
This is the second book in the hunger games trilogy. This year its the Quarter Quell, and more anticipated than ever, but this time the Capitol is mad at Katniss and decide that current Victors must go back in the arena. This time Katniss isn't trying to keep herself alive but Peetah. Through the battle they find love, hate, commitment, and sacrifice. I highly recommend this book!
The Hunger Games is a book that takes place in the future in a district called Panem that is ruled by the Capitol. Every year the Capitol takes 2 kids one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 from each of the twelve districts. The Hunger Games is a contest that lasts a several weeks, in an arena that they make into a death trap. The objective is to kill every one else and for you to be the last one alive. This year the girl from district 12 was a 12 year old and her older sister stepped in for her only to find out that she owed that boy. Throughout the games they find love, hurt , and recovery. Once you open it you won't be able to put it down. It is exciting to the very end.
Twelve was by far the best book in the series so far. In Twelve Winnie gets a new best friend and learns that no friend can replace an old.Together Winnie, and Dinah experience being the rulers of the school, the true meaning of growing up and boys. Together they have they're ups and downs and make it their best year yet.
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