Monday, July 14, 2014

Books I’m Reading 9

Puertos Abiertos: Antología de Cuentos Centroamericano (2011), edited by Sergio Ramírez. This is a collection of Spanish stories from Central America.

Dear America: the Diary of Anetka Kaminska, A Coal Miner’s Bride by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. This is a fictional story about a Polish thirteen year-old girl whose fate is to emigrate to America and become the bride of a coal miner.

The Boss by Victoria Chang is a poetry collection with the themes of ‘boss’ in terms of having a boss, being a boss, and wanting to be a boss. It is an interesting style of poetry, too.

The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars is a coming of age story about a girl named Sarah. She has a brother with a disability who gets lost and she starts to see things differently. Great book.


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