Thursday, February 19, 2009

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading are books that I randomly post that I highly recommend. If you are ever bored and need an idea of something to read, just type in 'Recommended Reading' in the search box and all of my random posts will show up.

Recommended Reading for the Preteen Boy Post #1

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

It's a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you're ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary. In book one of this debut series, Greg is happy to have Rowley, his sidekick, along for the ride. But when Rowley's star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend's newfound popularity to his own advantage, kicking off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.

Boy: Tales of Childhood by Roald Dahl

Where did Roald Dahl get all of his wonderful ideas for stories? From his own life, of course! As full of excitement and the unexpected as his world-famous, bestselling books, Roald Dahl's tales of his own childhood are completely fascinating and fiendishly funny.

Mascot by Peter David

Josh Miller, sixth grader at Demarest Elementary School, has a secret. Everything that happens to Mascot, the superhero sidekick in the Captain Major comic books, also happens to Josh. So when Josh finds out that Mascot is slated to die in the next Captain Major adventure, he knows he has to do something—and fast! A budding comics artist and writer himself, Josh and his new friend, Kelsey (aka Large Lass), take off to find Stan Kirby, the creator of the Captain Major series, so they can save Mascot—and Josh's life.

3 comments:

  1. good idea girlwtb! I'll look forward to these :)

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  2. I haven't read the second two, but Diary of a Wimpy Kid is becoming VERY popular- there are around 700 holds on it in my library. :O

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  3. Wow. :O That's unbelievable. I hear they have sold the movie rights already, too. They are hilarious books! My brother and I love them.

    EmilyRuth, I am glad to hear that you are looking forward to them!

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