The Library Card by Jerry Spinelli tells how four different young people are affected by their encounters with reading and books, and is an example of realistic fiction. Do you identify with one of the characters?
posted on: September 20, 2006
Graham Salisbury tells about Hawaiian soldiers of Japanese descent following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on actual events, The Eyes of the Emperor shows how many Japanese Americans were treated while serving in the United States military during World War II.
posted on: September 10, 2006
Stowaway by Karen Hesse is an example of historical fiction. Read about the adventures of one who sneaks on board ship and what happens when the stowaway is discovered.
posted on: September 04, 2006
Classics are quality literature books that have "stood the test of time". Their stories have been enjoyed by several generations of readers. Bambi, by Felix Salton, is the story of a deer and his life in the woods. Read it and see why it is known as a classic.
posted on: August 27, 2006
Sixteen-year-old Ben is left in charge of the Los Coyotes Preserve near Los Angeles while his parents are in India. Animals are being systematically injured, and when a prized tiger is kidnapped, Ben determines to find out who is responsible.
Read Lord of the Kill by Theodore Taylor and discover who is targeting the animal preserve and what Ben does to protect it.
posted on: August 20, 2006