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The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch (2011)

Review by Manpreet- Grade 11

Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian

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Rating: 7 out of 10

REVIEW:

The book, The Eleventh Plague, is a science fiction novel that tells the story of Stephen Quinn, a fifteen-year-old boy, who is a scavenger that travels around with his dad in search of food, water, and things that are valuable enough to trade. But Stephen’s life gets even more challenging when his dad falls into a coma.

Speak - ebook

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (1999)

Review by Manpreet- Grade 11

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Young Adult Fiction

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Rating: 8 out of 10

REVIEW:

“Speak” by Laurie Halse Anderson is a realistic fiction novel that tells the story of a freshman, Melinda Sordino. Over the summer, Melinda and her friends were at a party where she called the cops for an untold reason which caused her to lose her friends.

 Their Eyes Were Watching God - ebook

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (1937)

Review by Manpreet- Grade 11

Genre: Psychological Fiction

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Rating: 8 out of 10

REVIEW:

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston is a psychological fiction novel that tells the experience of Janie Crawford, a woman of mixed black and white heritage raised by her grandmother, Nanny.

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (2012)

Review by Manpreet- Grade 11

Genre: Romance, Young Adult Fiction

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Rating: 8 out of 10

REVIEW:

If you are interested in any romantic/love stories and want something that would melt your heart, then this book is for you. This book elicits all types of emotion. Parts of the story are upsetting and disheartening, but other moments are delightful and friendly.

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (2015)

Review by Callie- Grade 10

Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction

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Rating: 7 out of 10

REVIEW:

The novel Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo is a story about an incredible heist pulled by six teenagers. This book is categorized under young adult fiction and is based in an international trade city very similar to Amsterdam.

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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (2007)

Review by Krista- Grade 10

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Action/Adventure

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Rating: 10 out of 10

REVIEW:

If you are interested in any sorts of fantasy and are willing to be introduced into the shadow world, this book is definitely for you. Clay Fray, a teenager living in New York City, is living an ordinary life until she finds out there is a whole other world full of demons and shadows all around her.

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 The Enemy by Charlie Higson (2009)

Review by Aidan- Grade 12

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Dystopian

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Rating: 8 out of 10

REVIEW:

The Enemy, by Charlie Higson, is a captivating read. The novel takes place in a post-apocalyptic London where an unnamed disease that targeted anyone over the age of 14, who are considered grown-ups.