Saturday, September 5, 2015
What's New? Stacking the Shelves
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Hop on over there to ogle what other bloggers got this week.
Pete Milano's Guide to Being a Movie Star by Tommy Greenwald. Illustrated by Rebecca Roher. 249 p. Roaring Brook Press, February 16, 2016. 9781626721678.
Publisher synopsis: Pete Milano has always been the class clown and proud of it. What's the point of having friends if you can't make them laugh, right? Even if doing so does have the unfortunate side effect of constantly getting him into trouble. But, for once, Pete's tricks have led him to just the right place at just the right time. Now he's about to become famous, because he's been asked to audition for the hottest new indie movie with the hottest girl costar. But balancing real life with life on set is way harder than it sounds. Will Pete's newfound fame mean losing his girlfriend and all his friends?
You Can't See the Elephants by Susan Kreller. Translated by Elizabeth Gaffney. 179 p. G. P. Putnam's Sons/ Penguin Young Readers Group, October 13, 2015. 9780399172090.
Publisher synopsis: One brave girl takes an extreme step to protect two abused children.