Tag Archives: France

Adult Books for Teens: “All the Light We Cannot See”

  All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr A French girl whose father is the master of the locks at the Museum of Natural History in Paris goes blind when she is only six years old. Her father … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction: “Rose under Fire”

Rose under Fire by Elizabeth Wein   This is another great one by the author of Code Name Verity. It’s a companion piece to that book and begins in Great Britain, 1944, just about where Code Name Verity let off. While … Continue reading

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2014 California Young Reader Medal Nominees

What’s cool about the California Young Reader Medal is that the books are selected by young readers. So, teens select the winner of the young adult category. In order to vote, you have to read all three of the nominated … Continue reading

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