Monthly Archives: January 2016

Hey, Dollface By Deborah Hautzig

What if it was more than friendship? What if Chloe was feeling the same way? This book is typical of the “social issues” novels of the era: it doesn’t push the envelope as far as Norma Klein or Sandra Scoppettone’s … Continue reading

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The Accident By Todd Strasser

Four of his friends are dead. Only Jason survives…. Background: Todd Strasser has been writing YA novels for over 30 years, spanning such topical issues as Angel Dust, school shootings, and abuses at “boot camps” for juvenile delinquents. However, he is … Continue reading

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Jennifer By Zoa Sherburne

That’s why I’ve never asked Griff or any of the other kids to come here- because I’m ashamed of her! Happy New Year! Here’s to another 52 weeks of enigmatic and tricky Scholastic Book Services covers! The Plot:  Over the … Continue reading

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