The Great Gatsby
Written by: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Written by: S. A. Bodeen
Student's Recommendation: "I recommend the book, The Compound, to all of my friends because it is a mystery about a boy and his family where the dad keeps them underground for years. He holds many secrets. I love the suspense of this book."
Written by: Colin Meloy
Student's Recommendation: "This book is one of my favorites and I think others would also enjoy it."
Written by: James Patterson
The Scarlet Letter
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Written by: Dean Koontz
Student's Recommendation: "This fictional book is a memoir of a twenty year old short-order book named Odd Thomas. He thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, except for the fact that he can see the paranormal. This gift/curse can help the town's police chief, Wyatt Porter, solve a crime. When a strange man comes into town, Odd sees that there might be danger in the future. Odd follows this man to his house and looks for clues into what suspicious behavior might be around the corner. Will Odd save the day?
Written by: Gabrielle Zevin
Student Recommendation: "This is a heartwarming book. I would highly recommend it to anyone who likes sweet and adventurous books. It's about a 15 year old girl named Liz who loses everything and then builds her life back up from there."
Written by: Stephen King
Written by: Mark Haddon
Student Recommendation: "This book is a quick read, but an interesting one. I found it very interesting because it mentioned odd, quirky facts about math. It was also fun because it was narrated by an Autistic boy who had such knowledge and different habits which made it impossible to predict what was going to happen next!"
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Written by: J.K. Rowling
Student Recommendation: "I liked this book because of all the mystery and suspense built up around the Chamber of Secrets!"
Written by: Mary Downing Hahn
Student Recommendation: "I would recommend this book to somebody because it is good, freaky, and mysterious. Things would just POP out of no where and I had the chills throughout most of the book!
Deep and Dark and Dangerous is about a girl named Ali who went up in the attic and finds a torn up picture of her mom, Aunt Dulcie, and a girl in a canoe. Ali flips the picture to find her mom and Aunt Dulcie's names written on the back of the picture. Also written on the back of the picture is the letter T. Ali spends the rest of her summer vacation trying to find out who T is."