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Tag Archives: Coming-of-Age
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver First Published 2010 10 Copies & Reading Guide Friday, February 12 is a big day for Samantha Kingston: It’s Cupid Day, when all the kids at school will count the roses they receive to … Continue reading
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker Available Formats: Hardcover | Audio Book The Age of Miracles is speculative fiction at it’s finest (think Margaret Atwood). It isn’t in-your-face science fiction, but simply a quiet coming-of-age story about eleven-year-old Julia. … Continue reading
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer First Published: 2005 10 Copies & Reading Guide Nine-year-old Oskar Schell has embarked on an urgent, secret mission that will take him through the five boroughs of New York. His goal … Continue reading
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W Durrow First Published: 2010 10 Copies & Reading Guide Rachel, whose mother is Danish and father is African-American, loses both her parents and is forced to move to a new … Continue reading
The Reivers by William Faulkner First Published: 1962 10 Copies & Reading Guide The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family’s … Continue reading
Lipstick in Afghanistan by Roberta Gately First Published: 2010 10 Copies & Reading Guide Gripped by haunting magazine images of starving refugees, Elsa has dreamed of becoming a nurse since she was a teenager. Of leaving her humble working-class Boston … Continue reading
The Hummingbird’s Daughter by Luís Alberto Urrea First Published: 2005 10 Copies & Reading Guide It is 1889, and civil war is brewing in Mexico. A 16-year-old girl, Teresita, illegitimate but beloved daughter of the wealthy and powerful rancher Don … Continue reading
The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan First Published: 2008 6 Copies & Reading Guide At thirty-six, Kelly Corrigan had a marriage that worked, a couple of funny, active kids, and a weekly newspaper column. But even as a thriving adult, … Continue reading
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón First Published: 2001, Translation: 2004 10 Copies & Reading Guide Barcelona, 1945—A great world city lies shrouded in secrets after the war, and a boy mourning the loss of his mother … Continue reading