Tuesday, September 23, 2008

BBYA nominees I have read

Below, I wrote abut the BBYA noms that I want to read, now here are some that I have read. Again,the summaries are from YALSA.

Bray, Libba. The Sweet Far Thing. Delacorte. 2007. 978-0-385-73030-3 $17.99 Gemma Doyle returns to Spence Academy and the Realms to experience magic, suspense and vengeance in this conclusion of the Gemma Doyle Trilogy.

Bunce, Elizabeth. A Curse Dark as Gold. Scholastic. 2008. 978-0-439-89576-7 $17.99 When young Charlotte Miller takes over the family's woolen mill after her father's death, she is faced with unexpected debts, catastrophes, and a hidden curse that threatens her family's future.

Fleischman, Sid. The Entertainer and the Dybbuk. HarperCollins. 2007. 978-0-06-134445-9 $16.99 The Great Freddie, a second-rate ventriloquist, is inhabited by the spirit of a 12-year-old Jewish boy killed in the Holocaust.

Galante, Cecilia. The Patron Saint of Butterflies. Bloomsbury. 2008. 978-1-59990-249-4 $16.99 Agnes and Honey have grown up together under the “protection” of a religious commune but when physical abuse escalates, they make a bolt for freedom.

Pearson, Mary E. The Adoration of Jenna Fox. Henry Holt. 2008. 978-0-8050-7668-4 $16.95 Jenna Fox wakes from a year-long coma. As her memory begins to return, she has more questions than answers about who she was, and who she is now.

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