Leaving Unknown

From Maryann Daquila
author: Reichs, Kerry
Leaving Unknown
A cute and entertaining tale of a young woman’s search for her identity and purpose in life.  Highlights the freedom and adventurouse spirit common in the young women of today who know there purpose and opportuny in life can lie far beyond the constrains of their home town and what they already know.

The Pinballs

From Chloe Rafferty
author: Byars, Betsy
The Pinballs
This book is about three children who are sent to a foster home. Their names are Charlie, Harvey, and Thomas J. It’s really hard for all of them at first. Carlie said they were all pinballs being bounced around. But later, as time went on, they realized that they aren’t pinpalls and they can SO control their own lives. all of them fight at first, but then treat each other like brothers and sisters. This book also gives us a taste of reality for some people.

Because of Winn-Dixie

From Chloe Rafferty
author: DiCamillo, Kate
Because of Winn-Dixie
This book was amazing!!! it’s about a girl named Opal who finds a dog in the supermarket. When the manager says to call the pound, Opal saves the dog by saying he is hers. she names him Winn-Dixie, because of where she met him. They become best friends, and Winn-Dixie finds more friends for them including Gloria Dump, Ms.Franny, Sweetie Pie Thomas, Otis, Amanda Wilkinson, and Dunlap and Stevie Dewberry. Any person of any age will enjoy this book.