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Red Thread Sisters Juvenile Book Red Thread Sisters

4 stars.

Describe the book: Red Thread Sisters was about a girl named wen who lived in an orphanage her whole life with her best friend shu-ling but when she gets adopted she has to keep her promise and find shu-ling a family but that is harder then wen expected.

What did you think: My favorite parts where all the memories wen had of the orphanage and her birth mom

Who would you recommend it to: I think nearly everyone will love this

- h.M. (Grade 7) from Freeland Library



Carol Peacock
J PEACOCK
Wings Teen Book Wings

4 stars.

Describe the book: Laurel finds out that she is actually a magical faerie when a large bump on her back turns into a full blown, large flower! As Laurel and her boyfriend David atempt to work thinks out, Laurel is confronted by many questions and problems.

What did you think: I think that this was an all around amazing book and some of my favorite parts were when the author used vivid description to describe Avalon, Laurels wings, and when laurel and David were trapped in the river and the parts leading up to that scene.

Who would you recommend it to: fiction lovers from 5-8 grade

- A.G. (Grade 7) from Freeland Library



Aprilynne Pike
TEEN PIKE
Brand New Emily Teen Book Brand New Emily

4 stars.

Describe the book: Brand New Emily is about a girl named Emily who is the outcast at school but when a big movie is being shot in town she gets a chance to interview a celebrity but when a huge secret is revealed she gets taken on the ride to become popular but is that really the most important thing.

What did you think: My favorite was the ending were she was giving a speech to the school

Who would you recommend it to: anybody who loves drama and romance

- h.M. (Grade 7) from Freeland Library



Ginger Rue
TEEN RUE
ungifted Juvenile Book ungifted

4 stars.

Describe the book: This Book is about a kid named Donovan Curtis Who got himself in deep trouble when he hit the atlas statue during the basketball game. But when a big mix-up puts Donovan in the gifted school he makes a lot of new friends.

What did you think: This was a great book and my favorite part was the dance

Who would you recommend it to: this book fits a lot of genres that can't fit

- h.M. (Grade 7) from Freeland Library



Gordon Korman
J KORMAN
11 birthdays Juvenile Book 11 birthdays

2 stars.

Describe the book: in the book 11 birthdays by wendy mass 2 characters, leo and amanda find them self's stuck in an argument and don't talk to each other for a year. then when it comes time for their 11th birthdays their stuck in time and their days repeat. in this wonderful story amanda and leo have to figure out what they did wrong in this race against time.

What did you think: i felt like it was a interesting book, but not one of the best ones i've read.

Who would you recommend it to: middle schoolers and oncoming 6th graders

- s.W. (Grade 6) from Langley Library



wendy mass
J MASS
13 gifts Juvenile Book 13 gifts

3 stars.

Describe the book: in 13 gifts tara an 12 year old girl is sent to a mysterious town called willow falls, as a consequence. tara finds herself meeting new friends and a mysterious woman who wants her to collect 13 mysterious objects before her 13 birthday. in this wonderful novel wendy mass attempts to wrap mystery and love for each other into one book.

What did you think: i felt that the book was beautifully written. my favorite part was when every one in taras family confesses of the things they did and figure out what's best for each other.

Who would you recommend it to: middle school kids and 5th graders.

- s.w. (Grade 6) from Langley Library



wendy mass
J MASS
Sure Signs of Crazy Teen Book Sure Signs of Crazy

4 stars.

Describe the book: Sure Signs of Crazy is about a unique girl name Sarah Nelson, who is like no other. Her interest is not Harry Potter, or celebrities like everyone else but writing letters to Atticus Finch. Next, after a couple of months she moves with her dad to Texas and everything changes. And while trying to make friends, she spills her big secret.

What did you think: This is an excellent book. You got to read it. One of my favorite parts of this book was when Sarah Nelson wrote a letter to Atticus because that showed me that she is a unique person in the inside and out.

Who would you recommend it to: I would recommend this to middle school kids.

- J.Y. (Grade 6) from Mukilteo Library



Karen Harrington
TEEN HARRING
The Summer of No Regrets Teen Book The Summer of No Regrets

4 stars.

Describe the book: The Summer of No Regrets by Katherine Grace Bond is about a girl name Brigitta who falls in love with a boy name Luke. While becoming his girlfriend, she keeps a big secret away from him, that confuses her about Luke and who he really is. Trying to find out she thinks about a sweet cute boy who makes her feel normal. But which is the real him?

What did you think: What a great book, about believing in yourself. I enjoyed this book a lot because it's full of suspense and excitement. One of my favorite parts of this book was when Luke led Brigitta to Aunt Julia's old dollhouse because they grew relationship and friendship there.

Who would you recommend it to: I would recommend this to middle school kids.

- J.Y. (Grade 6) from Mukilteo Library



Katherine Grace Bond
TEEN BOND
The Reason I Jump book The Reason I Jump

3 stars.

Describe the book: This book was written by a 13 year old with autism. Using an alphabet grid Naoki was able to answer questions about autism. All of the questions and his answers are compiled in this book which gives a glimpse into the mind of an autistic person.

What did you think: I found this book very interesting. Recently I found out that one of the kids I babysit has autism. This book really helped me understand what is going through her mind and how I can best help her. It explained a lot of situations I found myself in while babysitting her before I knew she had autism. Overall, it was very informative.

Who would you recommend it to: Anyone close to an autistic person

- M.E. (Grade 12) from Mukilteo Library



Naoki Higashida
616.8588 HIGASHI
The Predicteds Teen Book The Predicteds

3 stars.

Describe the book: The Predicteds is a book featuring main character Daphne Wright. Daphne moves to a new town after her mother, Melissa, quits her job. She enters her junior year in the middle of a controversial test PROFILE. PROFILE raises many questions and few concerns. When a crime is committed will she go along with PROFILE or stand up for moral rights?

What did you think: I loved this book. I think the plot line is great and that the author did a fantastic job conveying the events of the book and the feelings of each and every character. She created suspense and mystery. My only problem with this book is the few grammatical errors. Overall, I highly recommend this book to anyone with a passion for reading.

Who would you recommend it to: young adults; mystery lovers; reading enthusiasts

- T.L. (Grade 10) from Coupeville Library



Christine Seifert
TEEN SEIFERT
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