Throw in a little Girl Scout chaos, a weekend of yard work, and a visit from my dad, and I was fried. So, I’m going back to my original choices. I selected these books because they had something unique to share, the selection covers several ages within the middle-grade range, and the titles stuck with me.
- Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf, by Jennifer Holm
I loved the way the story of the girl is told through stuff. Very creative book.
- The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick
Who didn’t like this book? With an interesting story and amazing illustrations, it may be the book of 2007.
- The Talented Clementine, by Sara Pennypacker
Can I say that a sequel has something unique to share? Sure, if it’s about Clementine.
- The Thing About Georgie, by Lisa Graff
I loved the way the narrator involves the readers in this book. The story was different, engaging, and funny.
- Rickshaw Girl, by Mitali Perkins
This book brings a view of the other side of the world to younger elementary school readers. I love the focus on solutions and innovation.
You have until Friday at midnight to come out and play with me.