december 2010 9th grade book talk
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- 1. Warm up to a good book December 2010 Delavan Darien High School Kelly Jensen Youth Services Librarian Aram Public Library
2. Some Girls Areby Courtney Summers
- No one believes such a mean girl
- Gut-wrenching and Real
3. The Riverby Mary Jane Beaufrand
- The Santiam River holds many secrets, including the dead body of a girl Ronnie babysat
- Mystery of La Llorona
4. Things a Brother Knowsby Dana Reinhardt
- Levis brother returns from war changed
- Will Levi learn the truth of his brothers reclusiveness?
5. Dirt Road Homeby Watt Key
- Hals in a Boys Home but its really a prison
- Can he change or is it all a mind game?
- Gangs, violence, and trouble
6. Candorby Pam Bachorz
- Candor, Florida is utopia
- Are their thoughts their own?
7. Five Flavors of Dumbby Antony John
- Can Piper really get Dumb a record deal?
- No one believes the deaf girl
8. When the Stars Go Blueby Caridad Ferrer
- Soledad Reyes is a passionate dancer
- Jonathan convinces her to try out for his bugle corpss rendition ofCarmen
- Romance like Simone Elkeles
9. Paranormalcyby Kiersten White
- Evie thinks shes normal, even though she works for the International Paranormal Containment Agency
- Is she part of a grander master plot?
- Humor, plus zombies, faeries, and vampires
10. Stolenby Lucy Christopher
- Gemma taken hostage by Ty
- Does she really understand why he did it?
- Australian, desolate setting
11. Leviathanby Scott Westerfeld