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Summer Book Talks 2013
Transcript of Summer Book Talks 2013
by Lauren Myracle
Kill You Last
by Todd Strasser
Wish You Were Dead
by Neal Shusterman
Fire from the Rock
by Sharon Draper
by April Henry
The Watch that Ends the Night
by Allan Wolf
Kings of Colorado
by David Hilton
World War Z
by Max Brooks
by Terry Trueman
Stuck in Neutral
I Never Had it Made
by Jackie Robinson
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
by Susannah Cahalan
Summer Reading Book Suggestions
Sixteen year-old Cheyenne is sick with pnuemonia, she's blind, and her mom's car has just been stolen - with her in the back seat. She struggles to stay alive and escape her captors.
A terrible hate crime rocks a rural southern community. With her best friend in a coma as a result, Cat is determined to solve the mystery. In doing so, Cat uncovers some unbelievable truths about her own family, friends, the small town she lives in, and, most surprisingly, herself.
Tells the fascinating story of a crucial moment in the Civil Rights Movement - the intergration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas (1957). Sylvia must decide whether to be one of the "Little Rock 9" - as racial tension flares in Little Rock.
From twenty four different perspectives, the story of the Titanic is told through short poems. Hear - in first person - the experiences of passengers and crew from very different walks of life. Even the iceberg gets to tell its side!
The first-hand telling of one of baseball's greats - and the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (1947)! As much focus on Robinson's off-field life (before and after baseball) as his playing days.
If you're a Walking Dead fan, you should definitely enjoy this! From the author of The Zombie Survival Guide, World War Z tells the story of "The Crisis" from multiple perspectives from around the globe.
A real life episode of "House"!
Is it possible to experience joy if you don’t experience pain?
"There's a reason why Brewster can't have friends—why he can’t care about too many people. Because when he cares about you, things start to happen. Impossible things that can’t be explained. I know, because they’re happening to me.”
"When I was thirteen, I stabbed my father in the chest. That's where I'll begin."
"None of us will ever be who we were before."
In a futuristic United States, June (prodigy soldier) and Day (nation's most wanted) discover the truth about their society.
Inside Out: Zach (16), who suffers from schizophrenia, is waiting for his mother in a coffee shop when it is robbed by two teenagers and the customers are taken hostage. Zach's condition worsens the longer he goes without his medication.
Kill You Last: Shelby enjoys a comfortable life in an affluent community - until girls from her school begin to go missing. The missing girls have one thing in common: they've been clients of her father's photography studio.
Shelby's committed to proving her father's innocence, but is beginning to have her doubts