Tag Archives: Texas Library Association

Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen

Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen  Wren hates her life. Her parents are constantly disappointed in her, her sister mostly ignores her, and anytime she is with her family she’s fighting with them. Her escape is drugs, they take the … Continue reading

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The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol

The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol  This book is about a girl named Arianwyn Gribble and she is a witch. At the start of the book, Arianwyn, along with other witches her age, is standing on a stage in front … Continue reading

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Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhonda Belleza

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza  This book is about a girl named Rhiannon Ta’an who is actually supposed to be empress of a powerful dynasty. However, she is only 15, soon to turn 16, and is the … Continue reading

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Warcross by Marie Lu

Warcross by Marie Lu  Virtual reality is now the new reality, created by billionaire Hideo Tanaka. Hideo has created a new game called Warcross that is played in virtual reality. Everyone is playing it, even Emika, a talented hacker. She … Continue reading

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I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo  Desi is the student-body president, a straight A student, on the soccer team, and is planning to go to Stanford and become a surgeon. She, also, believes that you can … Continue reading

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The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig

The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig  For Nix’s entire life, she has not only sailed the seas but time and space itself. Along with her father and the crew of his ship, they can travel to any real or … 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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