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When I Was a Soldier – 4/10 B.o.t.M.

When I Was a Soldier by Valérie Zenatti – 3 stars Did you know that ALL boys and girls in Israel must serve at least two years in the army after their 18th birthdays? When I Was a Soldier is … Continue reading

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Thirteen Reasons Why – 1/10 B.o.t.M.

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher – 5 stars Thirteen Reasons Why is one of the best young adult books I have read in a long time. It tells two stories – one about Hannah Baker, a 17-year-old girl who, … Continue reading

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian – 11/09 B.o.t.M.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie – 5 stars Junior is a teenager growing up on the Wellpinit Indian Reservation in Washington State – a terribly poor, hopeless world of alcoholic adults, fistfights and tragedy. … Continue reading

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Hunger Games – 9/09 B.o.t.M.

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins – cheap custom essays 5 stars Hunger Games is a gripping page-turner about a young girl named Katniss who lives with her mom and younger sister in a poor, remote area in the future country … Continue reading

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I am the Messenger – 4/09 B.o.t.M.

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak – 5 stars I Am the Messenger is a story about a 19-year-old Australian taxi driver named Ed Kennedy. Ed is an incredibly average person. He doesn’t have a glamorous well-paying job; he … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Dared – 3/09 B.o.t.M

The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti – 4 stars The Boy Who Dared is a novel based on the true story of Helmuth Hübener, a 17-year-old boy who has been sentenced to death for speaking out against the … Continue reading

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