Marley & Me by John Grogan Nonfiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is a brilliant book! It is awesome. It is very touching and appeals to the animal lover in all of us. Marley is a rambunctious dog, but his owners love him anyway. Read about all of their trials and learn that life goes on. READ THIS BOOK!!!
The Burn Journals by Brent Runyon Nonfiction Biography Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book was written about a boy’s suicide attempt when he lit himself on fire. He writes about his stay in the hospital and extensive surgeries and operations. I thought it was kind of gross, but also inspiring to experience his process of regaining self-respect.
Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen By Proxy Childhood by Julie Gregory Autobiography Biography Nonfiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book scares me because it is about a girl whose mother always thinks she’s sick and takes her to doctors all the time. She is on all sorts of medication and spends most of her childhood in hospitals. the worst part is that it is a true story.
Please Stop Laughing at Me by Jodee Blanco Nonfiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is a great book (true story) about a girl who’s beat up, taunted at, and made fun of by almost everyone in the school. At first she just wants to be one of them and it just turns into a mess. Anyone who has trouble at school will love to read this and know they’re not … Read more
The Lost Boy sequel to “A Child Called It” by Dave Pelzer Biography Nonfiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book is about a boy named Dave Pelzer who never had a home. Although this young boy has been rescued from his alcoholic mother, he is now considered a foster child. To find out more you are going to have to read the book.