Saturday, February 7, 2009

Love is in the Air...

It's almost Valentine's Day and to ward off that winter chill, here are some reading recommendations that will warm your heart...

Durinda's Dangers by Lauren Baratz-Logsted (Sister 8; book 2)

One month after their parents' disappearance, the third-grade Huit octuplets deal with a malfunctioning refrigerator and try to win the love of the only boy in their class at Valentine's Day, while Dorinda discovers her special power and gift.

Love is a Good Thing to Feel by Barbara Joosse

Harriet talks about love, how one can love someone but still be angry, and some of the ways to show love.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Katie DiCamillo

Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories.

Romeo & Juliet: Crushing on a Capulet by Tony Abbott (Cracked Classics; book 6)

Frankie and Devin never expected to become Shakespeare experts until they are launched into the romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. But this time, instead of just acing their book report, they learn a hard lesson about love and sacrifice.

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