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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

postergirlz recommended reads for June

Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa by Micol Ostow Cuba 15 by Nancy Osa Estrella's Quinceanera by Malin Alegria The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery The Surrender Tree by Margarita Engle Red Hot Salsa Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States edited by Lori Marie Carlson

We are so happy to feature the postergirlz recommends that are perfect accompaniments to Sweethearts.

Fiction
The Alison Rules by Catherine Clark
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Purge by Sarah Darer Littman
Hold Me Tight by Lorie Ann Grover
Peeled by Joan Bauer

Non-Fiction
The Year We Disappeared by John and Cylin Busby

Little did I know when I saw Joan at the Texas Library Association that our books would both be recommended together in June! Woohoo! Thanks, postergirlz!

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6 comments:

Little Willow said...

So happy. :)

saraclaradara said...

Very excited to have PURGE as a recommended read for June!

ReadingTub said...

Peeled is so good ... can't wait to see the discussion.

Melissa Walker said...

A great list!

Catherine Clark said...

I'm thrilled to be in such good company!

holly cupala said...

Gorgeous list, postergirlz! I've read several, and the ones I haven't, I can't wait to pick up.