Student Picks – Dec. 2013/Jan. 2014

Want to know what students at PDHS are reading and recommending? Check out the current library display of student picks. This will be an ongoing feature in the library and on the blog, so if you read a book from the school library and want to promote it, fill out a form and it will be added to the display.

CodeNameVerityCode Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Recommended by Grade 7 student

Plot: Two girls in the English army are separated in WWII.

Read it if you like historical fiction and action.

 

DeathNoteDeath Note series by Tsugumi Ohba

Recommended by Grade 8 student

Plot: Light Yagami finds a deathnote and figures out you can kill with it.

Read it if you like mystery.

 

AcrossTheUniverseAcross the Universe by Beth Revis

Recommended by: Grade 8 student

Plot: Amy is unfrozen, 50 years before she arrives at the new planet.

Read it if you like futuristic books, dystopia.

 

Eleanor&ParkEleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Recommended by: Grade 8 student

Plot: Park meets a new strange girl at school named Eleanor.

Read it if you like romance.

 

ChroniclesVladimirTodThe Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer

Recommended by: Grade 9 student

Plot: It’s about a boy who is a half-vampire living with humans.

Read it if you like suspense.

 

LifeAsWeKnewItLife As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Recommended by: Grade 9 student

Plot: In the future, a family faces disaster.

Read it if you like mystery and survival.

 

BlueGirlThe Blue Girl by Charles de Lint

Recommended by: Grade 10 student

Plot: 17-year-old Imogene has to save her new friend and herself from an enemy.

Read it if you like punk and mythology.

 

AnnaAndTheFrenchKissAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Recommended by: Grade 11 student

Plot: She goes to a boarding school in Paris and falls in love.

Read it because it is so intense, well-written, and there are cute boys.

 

KingOfTheScrewupsKing of the Screwups by K. L. Going

Recommended by: Grade 11 student

Plot: Liam keeps screwing up and gets kicked out of his house.

Read it if you like humour and realistic fiction.

 

MortalInstrumentsCityOfBonesCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Recommended by Grade 12 student

Plot: A girl, normal like you, or is she? Clary is a girl in New York, she has no idea what events are about to take place. After her mother disappears, Clary discovers a world within her, filled with demons, shadowhunters, and angels. She then embarks on an epic journey to find her mother with her newfound shadowhunters and her best friend Simon. What could happen to her if her mother is not found?

Read it if you like fiction, semi-fairy tales, action, and romance/drama.

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Posted on January 16, 2014, in Book Lists, Student Recommendations and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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