Monday, September 2, 2013

Books to Start off The School Year

Well it's that time of year, when all of your pencils are sharpened, and your notebooks have yet to be filled with drawings your lecture notes. Here are some books about starting the school year to get you geared up!

Princesses of Iowa by Molly Backes: Paige returns for her senior year in high school after a drunk driving accident in the spring. Coming back from a summer as an au pair in Paris makes most people feel like Paige got off easy. However, once princess of the school Paige starts to wonder who her friends are, and who she really is.

Looking For Alaska by John Green: Miles is starting boarding school at 16. It's a way to get away from his boring life in Florida,going to Culver Creek Preparatory School. New friends, new adventures and searching for answers defines this first novel by John Green.

Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar: If you asked me for one book that summed up the transition between high school and junior high, this would be it. Scott is a great "every guy" who throws himself into his new school year, and has some pretty funny outcomes!

The Year of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn Moriarty: It's girls versus boys in this hysterical story of a forces pen pal assignment between the girls of Ashbury and by boys at Brookfield. Four friends + four pen pals can only add up to trouble.

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins: Anna is sent to an exclusive boarding school in France by her father. While most people would be excited by the adventure, Anna is angry and her father. That's when she meets Etienne St. Claire, where sparks fly. However there is the small matter of his girlfriend.

 Zen and the Art of Faking It by Jordon Sonnenblick: Starting a new school can be tough, but for Sam it happens all too frequently. He becomes an accidental Zen master at his new school, but can he keep up the act long enough to keep people out of his messy home life?

Six books to help you start off the school year right!
I"ll see you @ the library!

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