December Archive

Spindle’s End

Tim Golden | 20 December 2012
written for ages 13-16 | highly recommended
published in 2001 (2000)
A modern retelling of an old fairy tale for young adults.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had

Margaret Hannon | 16 December 2012
written for ages 11-14 | highly recommended
published in 2010 (2009)
An appealing young adult novel about race relations in the early twentieth century.

Reading Matters’ Book List for Christmas 2012

Reading Matters Staff | 09 December 2012
written for all ages | highly recommended
Though not as extensive as last year's list,

The Echorium Sequence

Tim Golden | 03 December 2012
written for ages 9-12 | acceptable
published in 2002 (1999)
Earth in a mythical pre-history.

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