Fiction Summaries

Uglies

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Uglies is the first book in The Uglies Series, written by Scott Westerfeld about a young girl named Tally Youngblood. It is set in a futuristic world where, after every childs 16th birthday, they are turned supermodel gorgeous by an extreme operation, supposedly to make everyone equal so that people aren’t prejudice and there are […]

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Anywhere Else But Here

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Anywhere Else But Here title_orig translator image image_caption author Bruce Clements illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series genre Fiction, Teen publisher Dell release_date 1980 media_type Print (Hardcover & Paperback) pages 174 isbn ISBN 0–440-90247-9 Main Summary ”(from book cover) Molly isn’t about to let anyone get in her way. When […]

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Dangerously Alice

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Dangerously Alice Dangerously Alice is a book written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, and focuses on Alice McKinley in the first semester of 10th grade. Reception The book has been heavily criticized for its dialogue and sexual content. The book ranked number 1 on the ALA’s most challenged books list. From the Publisher Alice has always […]

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My Sisters Keeper

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Characters Andromeda (Anna) Fitzgerald: Was conceived by IVF to be a genetic match for her sister, Kate, who was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia when she was two years old. Throughout her life, she donated her sister cord blood, lymphocytes, granulocytes, and bone marrow to help save her sister. When she is 13, she is […]

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Recovering Dad

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Recovering Dad is a 2008 young adult novel by Libby Sternberg, and the third book in the Bianca Balducci Mystery series, following Uncovering Sadie’s Secrets (2003) and Finding the Forger (2004). All three novels are published by Bancroft Press. It’s Bianca Balducci’s junior year in high school, and she’s got more than enough on her […]

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The Book Thief

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Book Thief image image caption First US Edition author Markus Zusak country Australia language English language genre(s) Young Adult fiction, historical publisher Alfred A. Knopf release date 2005 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 552 isbn 0375831002 The Book Thief is set during WW II. The main character is Liesel, […]

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The Fifth of March

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Fifth of March is a 1993 novel about the Boston Massacre (of March 5, 1770, pre-Revolutionary War) by historian and author Ann Rinaldi, who was also the author of many other historical fiction novels such as Girl in Blue and A Break with Charity. This book is about a young fourteen year-old indentured servant […]

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The Betrothed

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Betrothed (in Italian: I promessi sposi) is an Italian historical novel. It is considered the most important novel in the Italian literature and the work which best represents the Italian Unification. The first version was published in 1823, it was then revised by the author himself and published again in its final version between […]

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White Tiger

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The White Tiger- by Aravind Adiga (winner of the Man Booker Prize 2008) The White Tiger – the creature which is born only one a generation – is what Balram Halwai metaphorically describes himself,. The story spans over letters written to Wen Jiabao(the Chinese Prime Minister) over a period of seven nights where Balram Halwai […]

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Oryx and Crake

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Oryx and Crake is about a time in the future. It centers in on Snowman, whose real name is Jimmy. This Snowman character finds himself in a world where only he and a handful of other “people” live in. These people were created by Crake, the mastermind behind all that’s happened, including behind the end […]

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The Secret Garden

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name The Secret Garden image image caption Children’s Classics hardcover author Frances Hodgson Burnett country U.S.A. language English genre novel publisher Scholastic Inc. release_date 1911 media type Hardback and paperback pages 298 isbn 0517189607 Character Summaries Mary Lennox The main character of the story at first. She is the one who finds the […]

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