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The Giver by Lois Lowry This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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After reading The Giver, I was left confused and disappointed. It seemed as if it would be interesting, but you can't judge a book by its cover. The contents were dull and predictable. Quite honestly, I wouldn't recommend it to any reader... (more »)
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A Child Called ‘It’ By Dave Pelzer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dave Pelzer's first book in this series is phenomenal. What actually happened to him as a child is hard to imagine. This was a number one New York Times bestseller for months and is an inspirational story. David was renamed “It” by his evil... (more »)
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is a very inspirational and moving journal that should be read by everyone, especially students. Not only will many relate to it, but it is valuable for both the mind and the heart. Touching and... (more »)
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Gifted Hands This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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   If you want to read 300 pages worth of complaints andnothing else, pick up Adeline Yen Mah's Falling Leaves: The True Story of anUnwanted Chinese Daughter. If you're looking for a lack of depth and style, youneed only turn to the first... (more »)
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The Scarlet Letter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     “I will not speak - And my child must seek a heavenly father; she shall never know an earthly one!” A touching human story of a time that makes us wonder how far religious and moral extremes could take us, this classic has not... (more »)
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Tears of a Tiger This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Did you ever think you'd kill your best friend? In Tears of a Tiger, a number of crises strike the Hazelwood Tigers: deaths of classmates, depression, flashbacks, and painful tears are all pieces of this puzzle-novel. Robert... (more »)
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First They Killed My Father This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     "An eloquent and powerful narrative ... This is an important story that will have a dramatic impact on today's readers and inform generations to come," said Dith Pran [whose story was told in "The Killing Fields"] of this gripping... (more »)
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Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     If an ounce of compassion exists in your heart, Princess: A True Story of LifeBehind the Veil in Saudi Arabia will make a shiver run down your spine. It isriveting and profoundly sad. The intensity of the tale is made clear inthe... (more »)
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Tuesdays with Morrie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie is alife-changing, inspiring book about how we should value the precious time wehave. Albom has a special knack for writing beautifully. It shows the importanceof maintaining relationships even... (more »)
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The Joy Luck Club This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     A beautifully written novel by Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club takes us inside the lives of four Chinese women and their American-born daughters. Their stories, both powerful and captivating, tell us of hardship and wealth, hate and love,... (more »)
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A Separate Peace This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     A Separate Peace will grab you and never let go. In this coming-of-age story, war is seemingly everywhere, both between nations and friends. The protagonist, Gene Forrester, returns to Devon Academy to see two things: a tree near the... (more »)
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Eleven Seconds This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     It all happens in eleven seconds. Eleven seconds into Travis Roy's first Boston University hockey game, he becomes paralyzed from the neck down. Travis, who grew up in Maine, has always been a star hockey player and was looking forward... (more »)
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All Creatures Great and Small This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. - Cecil Frances Alexander In All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot takes the reader through his... (more »)
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Holes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Because of the just-released movie with the same title, many are rushing to read Holes by Louis Sachar. I recommend doing this - Holes is a wonderful book whether you are 18 or 85. Holes is a combination of three stories. The main one... (more »)
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Son of the Mob This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman is a great book! Why? It's a fun, fast read as well as being a guy and girl book. Vince Luca, the main character, lives with parents and older brother. His dad has a very rewarding job. Doctor, lawyer,... (more »)
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