Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons Description:

How about a story Spin us a yarn br Instantly Phoebe Winterbottom came to mind I could tell you an extensively strange story I warned br Oh good Gram said Delicious br And that is how I happened to tell them about Phoebe her disappearing mother and the lunatic br br As Sal entertains her grandparents with Phoebe s outrageous story her own story begins to unfold the story of a thirteen year old girl whose only wish is to be reunited with her missing mother br br In her own award winning style Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales one funny one bittersweet to create a heartwarming compelling and utterly moving story of love loss and the complexity of human emotion

Rating: 3.53 out of 5

Love That Dog (Jack, #1)

Love That Dog (Jack, #1) Description:

I guess it does br look like a poem br when you see it br typed up br like that br br Jack hates poetry Only girls write it and every time he tries to his brain feels empty But his teacher Ms Stretchberry won t stop giving her class poetry assignments and Jack can t avoid them But then something amazing happens The more he writes the more he learns he does have something to say

Rating: 3.43 out of 5

Ruby Holler

Ruby Holler Description:

strong From Sharon Creech the Newbery Medal winning author of em Walk Two Moons em comes a heartwarming adventure about finding family and a home when you least expect it strong br br em Ruby Holler em is a Carnegie Medal winning novel and with its quirky protagonists and exciting journey captures the imaginations of readers of all ages br br Brother and sister Dallas and Florida are the trouble twins In their short thirteen years they ve passed through countless foster homes only to return to their dreary orphanage Boxton Creek Home br br Run by the Trepids a greedy and strict couple Boxton Creek seems impossible to escape When Mr Trepid informs the twins that they ll be helping old Tiller and Sairy Morey go on separate adventures Dallas and Florida are suspicious br br As the twins adjust to the natural beauty of the outdoors help the Tillers prepare for their adventures and foil a robbery their ultimate search for freedom leads them home to Ruby Holler

Rating: 3.54 out of 5

Chasing Redbird

Chasing Redbird Description:

After her aunt s death quiet Zinny Taylor hardly speaks at all When she discovers the start of an ancient pioneer trail on the family farm Zinny begins an obsessive journey that leads her towards the secrets of her childhood

Rating: 3.34 out of 5

The Wanderer

The Wanderer Description:

The sea the sea the sea It rolled and rolled and called to me Come in it said come in Sophie hears the sea calling promising adventure as she sets sail for England with her three uncles and two cousins Sophie s cousin Cody isn t sure he has the strength to prove himself to the crew and to his father Through Sophie s and Cody s travel logs we hear stories of the past and the daily challenges of surviving at sea as i The Wanderer i sails toward its destination and its passengers search for their places in the world

Rating: 3.79 out of 5

Bloomability

Bloomability Description:

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Rating: 3.31 out of 5

Heartbeat

Heartbeat Description:

Newbery Medalist Creech Walk Two Moons masterfully weaves this story told in free verse about a young girl finding her identity and learning how it fits within the many rhythms of life br br i Run run run i br br That s what twelve year old Annie loves to do When she s barefoot and running she can hear her heart beating thump THUMP thump THUMP It s a rhythm that makes sense in a year when everything s shifting Her mother is pregnant her grandfather is forgetful and her best friend Max is always moody Everything changes over time just like the apple Annie s been assigned to draw But as she watches and listens Annie begins to understand the many rhythms of life and how she fits within them br br Twelve year old Annie ponders the many rhythms of life the year that her mother becomes pregnant her grandfather begins faltering and her best friend and running partner becomes distant

Rating: 3.36 out of 5

Hate That Cat (Jack, #2)

Hate That Cat (Jack, #2) Description:

Jack p Room Miss Stretchberry p p February p p Today the fat black cat br up in the tree by the bus stop br dropped a nut on my head br i thunk i br and when I yelled at it br that fat black cat said br i Murr mee urrr i br in a br nasty br spiteful br way p p I hate that cat p p This is the story of br Jack br words br sounds br silence br teacher br and cat p

Rating: 3.44 out of 5

Absolutely Normal Chaos

Absolutely Normal Chaos Description:

No description available

Rating: 3.63 out of 5

Granny Torrelli Makes Soup

Granny Torrelli Makes Soup Description:

em Bailey who is usually so nice Bailey my neighbor my friend my buddy my pal for my whole life knowing me better than anybody that Bailey that Bailey I am so mad at right now that Bailey I hate him today em br br Twelve year old Rosie and her best friend Bailey don t always get along that s true But Granny Torrelli seems to know just how to make things right again with her interesting stories and family recipes It s easier to remember what s important about love life and friendship while Granny Torrelli makes soup

Rating: 3.76 out of 5