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Bj neary's Blog – February 2013 Archive (12)

All the Right Stuff by Walter Dean Myers

All the Right Stuff All the Right Stuff by Walter Dean Myers

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Paul DuPree is a teen who has lost his hardly present dad to a shooting…

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Zom B by Darren Shan

Zom-B (Zom-B, #1) Zom-B by Darren Shan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



B is a teen living in England with a racist, abusive father who drinks too much and beats B and her mother on a daily basis.…

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Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Marc Aronson

Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Beginning with the spy Harry Gold and expanding out to…

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I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1) I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

My rating: 5 of 5 stars





Wow, what a heart-stopping thriller; imagine you are the son of a serial killer who has claimed…

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Call the Shots by Don Calame

Call the Shots (Swim the Fly, #3) Call the Shots by Don Calame

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



In this third humorous boy book, the hilarious trio of Cooper, Matt and Sean have come up with…

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Beat the Band by Don Calame

Beat the Band (Swim the Fly, #2) Beat the Band by Don Calame

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



In the 2nd book, Cooper and his friends decide to enter a contest to win a Band competition and the…

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Trafficked by Kim Purcell

Trafficked Trafficked by Kim Purcell

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Hannah is a seventeen year old from Moldova who has lost both her parents in a bombing. She is brought to…

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Ripper by Stefan Petrucha

Ripper Ripper by Stefan Petrucha

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Thanks Sally for reviewing this for me for PSLA 2013! Carver Young, Finn Walker and Delia Stephens are all orphans…

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The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

The One and Only Ivan The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Katherine Applegate’s book has been recommended to me by…

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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle, #1) The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



If you are looking for another seductively written book by Maggie Stiefvater, The…

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The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners (The Diviners, #1) The Diviners by Libba Bray

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Libba Bray’s The Diviners was thrilling to read; I did not want to rip myself away from the 1920s world Bray…

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Added by bj neary on February 9, 2013 at 1:57pm — No Comments

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