Tag Archives: Printz Award

“I’ll Give You the Sun”

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson “How can love be such a wrecking ball?” Noah and Jude are twins who have distinct personalities but sense that they are two halves of a perfect whole. While both are artistic … Continue reading

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“The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” and “The Book Thief”

The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas by John Boyne and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak It’s been a few months since I’ve read these books—one after the other—but I felt like I needed some space away from them before … Continue reading

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