Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Books I Read in May

THE OPPOSITE OF INVISIBLE by Liz Gallagher (Young Adult- Wendy Lamb) A girl is caught in a love triangle between her artist boy friend and a football player at her high school.

TIGER by Jeff Stone (Middle Grade-Yearling) A 12-year old orphan boy gifted in kung fu is forced to escape the Chinese temple he was raised in after his master is murdered.

THE LUCK OF THE BUTTONS by Anne Ylvisaker (Middle Grade-Candlewick) Set in 1929, this book is about a 12-year old girl who is suspicious of a charismatic newcomer in her small Iowa town.Check out my author interview.

GUESS AGAIN! by Mac Barnett, Illust. by Adam Rex  (Picture Book-Simon & Schuster) This is a book told in verse and riddles where readers have to guess a person or object being described....and the reader's first guess is guaranteed to be wrong.

ABBY CARNELIA'S ONE & ONLY MAGICAL POWER by David Pogue (Middle Grade-Roaring Brook Press) A sixth grade girl discovers she has an unusual power and is sent to a special magic camp.

I'M NOT CUTE! by Jonathan Allen (Picture Book-Hyperion) A baby owl gets annoyed with other animals who keep calling him cute. 


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