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Miracle on 49th Street Juvenile Book Miracle on 49th Street

Mike Lupica
J LUPICA

2 stars.

Describe the book: Miracle on 49th Street follows the story of Molly Parker who, after discovering that her birth-father is superstar Boston Celtics player Josh Cameron, embarks on a mission to insert herself into his life. But she soon realizes he's not who the media portrays him as.

What did you think: This book was a favorite of mine the moment I finished it. Although the writing style is simple and somewhat elementary, the book includes many facets of young teenage girls' emotions and inner turmoils. Miracle on 49th Street is a book that will make you feel every range of emotions.

Who would you recommend it to: anyone looking for a heart-warming comfort book.

- A.K. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library



We'll Always have Summer Teen Book We'll Always have Summer

Jenny Han
TEEN HAN

4 stars.

Describe the book: The Beach you grew up at. The people you love. Your soul mate. That's whats happening to Isabel Conklin aka Belly but the one question is who is who is her soul mate? Conrad Fisher or Jeremiah Fisher?

What did you think: This book was amazing! It was crazy how she can actually kind of handle her life like the Fisher boys and Susana's death and her mom not agreeing to well I don't want to spoil it her life is extremely complicated for a nineteen year old.

Who would you recommend it to: Romance-lovers and Beach-Summer love lovers

- A.S. (Grade 6) from Lynnwood Library



Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Juvenile Book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

J.K. Rowling
J ROWLING

4 stars.

Describe the book: Your parents were murdered.You're treated as a slave from your own aunt and uncle.Then, you turn 11 and random people that you have never met before say that you are "the chosen one".Now you are off to a boarding school in a whole new world.What will happen next? Read the book and find out...

What did you think: I loved every singe bit of this book and one of my favorite parts is when Harry started to play Quidditch and when he got a new broom.I also enjoyed it when and how they described Diagon Alley.

Who would you recommend it to: Magic,Fantasy,Fiction,Fandoms,and adventure

- A.K. (Grade 6) from Lynnwood Library



Its not Summer Without you Teen Book Its not Summer Without you

Jenny Han
TEEN HAN

4 stars.

Describe the book: Belly has always lived for the Summer and Cousins Beach but when Susanna dies and Adam relies on Whisky there's bad things bound to happen. Conrad and her break up and he leaves school so Jeremiah asks Belly for help. Will they get him back? Will love strike again? Will friendships be tossed away? Will someone be heartbroken?

What did you think: This was probably my favorite book in the series! I loved how the characters would be so ignorant of what was happening and how there was so much drama. I felt closer to them after this book for sure it was amazing!

Who would you recommend it to: romance and drama lovers and beach lovers.

- A.S. (Grade 6) from Lynnwood Library



The Summer I turned Pretty Teen Book The Summer I turned Pretty

Jenny Han
TEEN HAN

3 stars.

Describe the book: Imagine this a beautiful beach,amazing people,and the Summer time. Sounds perfect right that's Belly's (Isabel) life. Every summer her mom,brother "Steven" and her go to Cousins Beach. They go there to visit their friends Susannah,Jeremiah,and Conrad. Belly's always loved Conrad and when he might feels something for her so does Jeremiah.

What did you think: This book was really good! I loved how you could feel like you were talking to the character and how you could relate to some of the things. Belly is just so naive that you find yourself telling her what to do and, Jeremiah oh, Jeremiah he can always lighten up the mood that's so him and, Conrad trust me you'll hate him a little but he's amazing.

Who would you recommend it to: middle and high school students and romance lovers

- A.S. (Grade 6) from Lynnwood Library



Before I Fall Teen Book Before I Fall

Lauren Oliver
TEEN OLIVER

4 stars.

Describe the book: Samantha Kingston. Popular. Gorgeous. Has the best friends ever. What could go wrong huh? Juliette Sykes. Loner. Introvert. Called a Psycho everyday. What could go right huh? Think about it its gonna be one of those cliche books well think again there's just one word to describe this book. Death.

What did you think: I loved how the girls had such a strong friendship. This book was such a page-turner I was "dying" to find out what happened. (no pun intended)

Who would you recommend it to: people who like mysteries and teenage girls.

- A.S. (Grade 6) from Lynnwood Library



becaues of winn-dixie Juvenile Book becaues of winn-dixie

kate dicamillo
J DICAMIL

4 stars.

Describe the book: so what happens is a little girl went to the grocery store to get a few things and she came back with a dog and not the grocery's and I saved the dog by saying I did bring the dog in sorry so i did not know its name and i said come her Winn-Dixie come here boy and he came running up to me

What did you think: good funny sad my favorite part was when she took dog home

Who would you recommend it to: my sister and my friends

- s.c. (Grade 7) from Marysville Library



The Old Man and The Sea book The Old Man and The Sea

Ernest Hemingway
FIC HEMINGW

4 stars.

Describe the book: The book the old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway is about an old man named Santiago who makes a living off of fishing in gulf of mexico. He hasn't caught a fish in 84 days so now he is going for the big catch.

What did you think: I really enjoyed this simplistic and meaningful story, I love all Ernest Hemingway books and find that this story has a much deeper meaning than most people would think. I love the way this book ends, but I do not want to spoil it.

Who would you recommend it to: middle school kids and older.

- A.N. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library



Thirteen Reasons Why Teen Book Thirteen Reasons Why

Jay Asher
TEEN ASHER

3 stars.

Describe the book: A boy named clay comes home from school to find a box with thirteen cassette tapes. He found that they were from his crush hannah. Hannah committed suicide two weeks earlier. The Tapes include thirteen reasons why she killed herself.

What did you think: I liked the book it was interesting and intriguing just like other suicide books out their. My favorite part was when clay came home and found the box unexpectedly.

Who would you recommend it to: teens

- B.H. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library



Eleanor and Park Teen Book Eleanor and Park

Rainbow Rowell
TEEN ROWELL

4 stars.

Describe the book: Eleanor, a girl with crazy red hair, lives a hard existance with her family at home, then she meets Park, and they have a whirlwind romance. It is a very weird one thouhg, and this book is about their ups and downs as they expirience young love.

What did you think: I loved watching this story unfold. Every page had me in awe, and I was in tears by the end. Rainbow does such a fabulous job of portyaying these adorable star crossed romance. The characters arent prefect, which makes the story relateable.

Who would you recommend it to: Teens, lovers, people who need a good cry.

- K.S. (Grade 10) from Marysville Library



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