Restart – Gordon Korman

Restart By Gordon Korman Scholastic Press 2017 – 256 Pages – Genre: Realistic fiction; Humorous Fiction Review by NMS Student D.M. with publisher’s description Restart by Gordon Korman is a realistic fiction book about an 8th grade boy named Chase Ambrose. Chase is playing around on his roof and falls off. He wakes up inContinue reading “Restart – Gordon Korman”

The Face on the Milk Carton – Caroline B. Cooney

The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney Ember – 208 Pages – Genre: YA Thriller; Mystery Review by Tuscaloosa Magnet Librarian Mrs. Davis Imagine looking at the picture and information of a missing child on a milk carton and realizing that child is YOU! How did you go missing? Is that reallyContinue reading “The Face on the Milk Carton – Caroline B. Cooney”

The Murder of an Angel (Confessions #4) – James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

The Murder of an Angel (Confessions #4) by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro Little, Brown Company – 304 Pages – Genre: YA; Mystery Review by Tuscaloosa Magnet Librarian Mrs. Davis This is the fourth book in James Patterson’s YA Angel series; co-written by Maxine Paetro. Tandy has tried to start her life over in aContinue reading “The Murder of an Angel (Confessions #4) – James Patterson and Maxine Paetro”

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl – Stacy McAnulty

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty Random House Books for Young Readers – 304 Pages – Genre: Realistic Fiction; Humor Review by Tuscaloosa Magnet Librarian Mrs. Davis The author, Stacy McAnulty, takes you on a tour through the life of 12 year old Lucy, who was struck by lightning at the age ofContinue reading “The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl – Stacy McAnulty”

Front Desk – Kelly Yang

Front Desk By Kelly Yang Arthur A. Levine Books 2018 – 304 Pages – Genre: Realistic Fiction Review by NMS Student A.W. with publisher’s description Front Desk by Kelly Yang is about a young Chinese girl named Mia who immigrated to America. Her family came here with only 200 dollars. Her mom and dad areContinue reading “Front Desk – Kelly Yang”

Ghost – Jason Reynolds

Ghost By Jason Reynolds Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books 2016 – 192 Pages – Genre: Realistic fiction, Sports fiction Review by WFE Student T.L. & NMS Student A.R. with publisher’s description This book keeps you turning the page. It is perfect for anyone wanting to relate to a book deeply. Jason Reynolds does a magnificent job makingContinue reading “Ghost – Jason Reynolds”