Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fantasy – Calamity Jack

Calamity Jack Bibliography Hale, Shannon and Hale, Dean. 2010. Illus. by Nathan Hale. CALAMITY JACK. New York: Bloomsbury. ISBN 9781599903736. Plot Summary Jack is a natural born schemer who one day takes on a larger target that involves a giant … Continue reading

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Realistic Fiction – Speak

Speak Bibliography Anderson, Laurie Halse. 2011. SPEAK. New York: Square Fish Publishing. ISBN 9780312674397. Plot Summary It’s the first day of high school for ninth grader Melinda Sordino and no one is talking to her, even friends she’s had for … Continue reading

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Realistic Fiction – Joey Pigza Loses Control

Joey Pigza Loses Control Bibliography Gantos, Jack. 2000. JOEY PIGZA LOSES CONTROL. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN 0374399891. Plot Summary Joey Pigza travels through life a little out of control, because he’s a hyperactive kid. As long as … Continue reading

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