5 Followers
30 Following
NTE

NTE

Currently reading

Fever 1793
Laurie Halse Anderson
Sixteen: Stories About That Sweet and Bitter Birthday
Megan McCafferty, Sarah Dessen, Jacqueline Woodson, Carolyn Mackler, Steve Almond, M.T. Anderson, Julianna Baggott, Cat Bauer, Emma Forrest, David Levithan, Sarah Mlynowski, Sonya Sones, Zoe Trope, Ned Vizzini, Joseph Weisberg, Tanuja Desai Hidier
Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story
Adam Rex
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
Jenny Lawson
Front and Center (Dairy Queen Series #3)

Al Capone Does My Shirts

Al Capone Does My Shirts - Moving to Alcatraz in 1935, 12 yr old Moose has a lot of adjustments to make. The story addresses how Moose (and the rest of his family and society) relate to his sister Natalie, who's "not like other kids", but isn't heavy handed like so many disability related fictions can be. I appreciated that it was Moose's story, and Natalie's role was neither destroyer or savior, but just sister.