The List by Siobhan Vivian: Every year at Mount Washington High School somebody posts a list of the prettiest and ugliest girls from each grade--this is the story of eight girls, freshman to senior, and how they are affected by the list.
Every time you wake up ask yourself "What good things am I going to do today?" Remember that when the sun goes down at sunset, it will take a part of your life with it. —Native American proverb Do more yoga and meditation
Have a struggling teen reader? Jim Westcott taught special education for fifteen years before deciding to write for children full-time. His first book, called The Gift, is a high interest chapter book for struggling readers. He's guest posting for me toda
Love Letters to the Dead / Ava Dellaira "When Laurel starts writing letters to dead people for a school assignment, she begins to spill about her sister's mysterious death, her mother's departure from the family, her new friends, and her first love.
Introducing the Book of Mormon Stories Series (and a Timeline)
Great book for the first day of school; Realistic fiction I want this book for a fun read aloud for the first or second day of school. Its a quirky story of a kid who is going to school for his first day and gets in some sticky situations.