Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs
by Ron Koertge
Baseball, poetry, and teenage love
Sequel to Shakespeare Bats Cleanup
Personal Thoughts: Well written and creative. There were types of poems I have never heard of before.
Out of My Mind
By Sharon Draper
Special Needs, Quiz Bowl
Connections: Stuck in Neutral
Personal Thoughts: I have enjoyed many of Draper's books, but this is my personal favorite. Excellent.
By Kathryn Erskine
Special Needs~Asperger's Syndrome, School Violence, Healing, Communication
Personal Thoughts: Very good read.
by Jeannine Atkins
Poems about: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, & Marie Curie
Personal Thoughts: I did not think I could handle this book...I was very wrong. I was engaged the whole time.