Category Archives: Murphy Middle School

Murphy MS Lone Star Recommendations (Pt III)

 The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry  Very suspenseful and intriguing story. It starts out with a girl running through the woods being chased by a killer and only gets more exciting from there. Olivia (Ariel) is trying … Continue reading

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Murphy MS 2017 Student Lone Star Recommendations (Part II)

Soundless by Richelle Mead  I liked this book! It had a good plot and story that was filled with so many twists and turns. I did feel that sometimes I would zone out, but then something interesting would happen and … Continue reading

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Murphy MS 2017 Student Lone Star Recommendations

Code of Honor by Alan Gratz Amazing present day story that follows effects terrorism has and has had in the United States. It shows how harsh racism has become and how blind it can make people to the true character … Continue reading

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Thankful for the Murphy Middle School Student Lone Star Committee 2015

Hello, All! If you have been following the blog for the past few months you have seen the feedback from real, live, Murphy Middle School students as they weighed in on their favorite Texas Lone Star List nominations for the upcoming 2016 list! Thank … Continue reading

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Jackaby by William Ritter

 Jackaby by William Ritter About: Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary–including the ability to see … Continue reading

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The Truth About Twinkie Pie by Kat Yeh

The Truth About Twinkie Pie by Kat Yeh  About: Take two sisters making it on their own: brainy twelve-year-old GiGi (short for Galileo Galilei, a name she never says out loud) and junior-high-dropout-turned-hairstylist DiDi (short for Delta Dawn). Add a … Continue reading

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Ink & Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani

 Ink & Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani  About: Claire Takata has never known much about her father, who passed away when she was a little girl. But on the anniversary of his death, not long before her seventeenth birthday, she finds … Continue reading

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