Reviews by Teens

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Teen Book Review: I Will Always Write Back

Everyone in Caitlin’s class wrote to an unknown student in a distant place. Martin was lucky to ever receive a pen-pal letter. There were only only ten letters, and fifty kids in his class. But he was the top student so he got the first one.

August 24, 2020|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: Up From the Sea

Up From the Sea is about a high schooler, Kai who faces an earthquake followed by a tsunami in Japan. He loses almost everything he owns and everyone he cares about, including his family.

August 19, 2020|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: No Fixed Address

Felix Knutsson is nearly thirteen, lives with his mother and pet gerbil Horatio, and is brilliant at memorising facts and trivia. So far, pretty normal. But Felix and his mom Astrid have a secret: they are living in a van.

July 13, 2020|Categories: Reviews|

Teen Book Review: Girl in the Blue Coat

Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days finding and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the German army invaded.

April 29, 2019|Categories: Reviews, Spotlight - Teens|

Teen Book Review: Dust and Shadow

It is the late 19th century in the Eastern End of London, and a dangerous serial killer is on the loose. With little time before the killer takes another life, it is up to the infamous duo, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, to figure out the true identity of the killer that would soon become notorious: Jack the Ripper.

April 24, 2019|Categories: Reviews, Spotlight - Teens|

Teen Book Review: Jhereg

As the Jhereg is the only house in which someone could buy into, it attracts a large number of the Easterns, an oppressed race. Vlad Taltos is one such member and just like every other member, he is a part of the house for one reason, for dirty money.

January 14, 2019|Categories: Reviews, Spotlight - Teens|
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