Slaughterhouse-Five | book review

Slaughterhouse-Five | book review

Title: Slaughterhouse-Five Author: Kurt Vonnegut Series: n/a Publisher: Delacorte Publishing Publication Date: 1969 Genre(s): Sci-fi, Historical fiction, Satire Opening Line: All this happened, more or less. The Synopsis Billy Pilgrim is going to school to become an optometrist when he is drafted into the Army during World War II. He's a weak, funny-looking young man who is captured behind [...]

The Devil’s Arithmetic | book review

The Devil’s Arithmetic | book review

Title: The Devil's Arithmetic Author: Jane Yolen Series: None Publisher: Puffin Books Publication Date: 1988 Genre(s): Historical fiction, Middle grade Opening Line: "I'm tired of remembering," Hannah said to her mother as she climbed into the car. Book #2 of my Young Adult Lit class! Though I consider this to be more of a middle grade novel. We are beginning [...]