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Quiet week this week, but and exciting one! On Wednesday, I found a surprise in my mailbox and early Thursday morning, I boarded a plane for sunny, warm Columbus, Ohio for my first ever AASL conference!
For review: Imagine the happy dance I had when I spied a black bubble envelop in my mailbox at work! I guess I should've taken a picture. Not only was it black in honor of its publication, but there was a celebratory sticker. Not only that, but when I unceremoniously tore the envelop open, I was amazed to find an autographed copy.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School by Jeff Kinney. 224 p. Amulet Books/ Abrams, November 3, 2015. 978141971017.
Publisher synopsis: Life was better in the old days. Or was it?
That’s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn’t cut out for an old-fashioned world.
With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going “old school” just too hard for a kid like Greg?
The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin. Unabridged audiobook read by Sarah Franco. Hachette Audio, October, 2015. 9781478907473.
Publisher synopsis: This stunning debut novel about grief and wonder was an instant New York Times bestseller and captured widespread critical acclaim, including selection as a 2015 National Book Award finalist!
The Iron Warrior by Julie Kagawa. Iron Fey #7. 352 p. Harlequin, October, 2015. 9780373211357.
Publisher synopsis: The Iron Prince—my nephew—betrayed us all.
I admit that I bought this for a student who is just gaga over romance. She's in eighth grade now, but she came to me as a fifth grader wanting romance, romance, romance.
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