No-No Boy | book review

Title: No-No Boy Author: John Okada Series: n/a Publisher: Washington University Press Publication Date: 1957 Genre(s): Japanese-American, Adult fiction Opening Line: December the seventh of the year 1941 was the day when the Japanese bombs fell on Pear Harbor. The Synopsis After two years in a Japanese internment camp and two more years in jail, Ichiro Yamada is…

Will Grayson, Will Grayson | book review

Title: Will Grayson, Will Grayson Author(s): John Green, David Levithan Series: n/a Publisher: Dutton Books Publication Date: April 2010 Genre(s): Young adult, Realistic fiction, Humor, LGBT Opening Line: When I was little, my dad used to tell me, "Will, you can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friend's nose." The Synopsis…

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian | book review

Title: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Author: Sherman Alexie Series: n/a Publisher: Little, Brown Books Publication Date: January 2007 Genre(s): Young adult, Realistic fiction, Humor Opening Line: I was born with water on the brain. The Synopsis Arnold Spirit is just like all the other Indians on the rez, except he was born with too…

Speak | book review

Title: Speak Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Series: n/a Publisher: Puffin Publication Date: October 1999 Genre(s): Young adult, Realistic fiction, Contemporary Opening Line: It is my first morning of high school. The Synopsis Melinda Sordino starts her high school career as an outcast. The summer before her freshman year, she is at a party and calls the cops. No…