Ro's Reads

Diving Into the World of Middle Grade and YA Lit

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July
21
Kathi Appelt, Jennifer Bricking
November 2013
14
November 2013
12
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October 2013
28
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October 2013
1
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September 2013
24
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September 2013
16
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September 2013
8
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August 2013
29
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August 2013
27
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June 2013
16
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I absolutely loved this book. Ness tackled a difficult subject for both children and adults alike using engaging prose and po...
A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness, Jim Kay
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June 2013
12
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I wanted to do a quick re-read of this novel before going to see the movie. I had read it about 15 years ago in high school a...
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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March 2013
3
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February 2013
25
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February 2013
11
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February 2013
08
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http://readingpassport.wordpress.com/Wonder is the first novel by book cover designer and artistic director R. J. Palacio. It...
Wonder - R.J. Palacio
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January 2013
21
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http://readingpassport.wordpress.com/The novel is told through the eyes of 11 year-old spitfire Zoƫ Royster, who now has to l...
Wild Things - Clay Carmichael
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January 2013
16
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March 2012
29
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March 2012
24
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December 2011
28
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Loved it! I finished this novel in record time. I found myself laughing and crying with Arnold as he bravely and humorously n...
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Ellen Forney, Sherman Alexie
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December 2011
26
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The idea of introducing algebraic terms through a novel is an interesting concept and I can definitely see why many math teac...
Secrets, Lies, and Algebra - Wendy Lichtman
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December 2011
23
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November 2011
28
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November 2011
23
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November 2011
20
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A charming book set during the Great Depression. I actually enjoyed this Newberry Honor book more than the actual Newberry wi...
Turtle in Paradise - Jennifer L. Holm
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November 2011
1
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September 2011
17
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September 2011
15
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September 2011
12
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September 2011
3
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August 2011
29
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August 2011
27
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August 2011
24
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August 2011
15
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August 2011
6
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July 2011
29
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July 2011
9
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July 2011
8
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June 2011
29
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This novel adds a human face to the immigration debate here in the United States. Told through the eyes of ll-year olds Tyler...
Return to Sender - Julia Alvarez
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Currently reading

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
Kathi Appelt, Jennifer Bricking