Monthly Archives: May 2012

Deadline by Chris Crutcher

Deadline by Chris Crutcher My rating: 5 of 5 stars 18-year-old Ben Wolf is told that he has an aggressive terminal disease and that his senior year in high school will more than likely be his last. Rather than obey … Continue reading

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Cures for Heartbreak by Margo Rabb

Cures for Heartbreak by Margo Rabb My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s not so much that Mia Pearlman’s mother dies, but that it happens so quickly—just 12 days after being diagnosed with melanoma. She’d had a stomachache. Initially, this … Continue reading

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Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool My rating: 3 of 5 stars The protagonist in Moon Over Manifest is a 12-year-old girl who feels abandoned by her father when he sends her to spend the summer in the town where … Continue reading

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