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#192 Paperboy

I have eyed this novel for a while. Yap, totally because of its newbery honor title. Before I read the blurp, I think that the cover is quite interesting too, and of course the title. Paperboy tells the story of Victor Vollmer, a boy who can’t talk without stuttering. His disability to talk normally like…

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

#187 A Wrinkle in Time

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. “Wild nights are my glory,” the unearthly stranger told them. “I just got caught in a…

wishful-wednesday

Wishful Wednesday #64

Hi Wednesday! Hello, you! Excited ngga sih karena minggu ini WW ngadain Giveaway (lagi!)? Saya sih excited banget ๐Ÿ˜€ (mental GA hunter ) Kali ini ada dua (lagi) novel yang masuk ke rak wishlist saya. Keduanya bergenre middle grade. If I could win this week WW’s Giveaway, I hope one of this wish will come…

#150 Lincoln: A Photobiography

Title: Lincoln: A Photobiography Author: Russell Freedman Release Date: September 25th, 1989 by Clarion Books Format: ebook Page Count: 160 pages Literary Awards: Newbery Medal (1988) Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is…

#133 Liar & Spy

Title: Liar & Spy Author: Rebecca Stead Release Date: August 6th, 2013 Publisher: Yearling Format: Paperback Page count: 192 pages Genre: Childrens/Middle Grade Seventh grader Georges moves into a Brooklyn apartment building and meets Safer, a twelve-year-old self-appointed spy. Georges becomes Safer’s first spy recruit. His assignment? Tracking the mysterious Mr. X, who lives in…

#127 A Monster Calls

Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Release Date: May 5th, 2011 (first published January 1st, 2011) Publisher: Walker Format: ebook Page Count: 200 Pages Status: Read on July 24th, 2014 Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Contemporary. Literary Awards: Kate Greenaway Medal (2012), Galaxy British Book Awards for Children’s Book of the Year (2011), Los Angeles…

#126 Bird

Title: Bird Author: Crystal Chan Release Date: January 28th, 2014 Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers Format: ebook Page Count: 167 pages Status: Read from July 22nd toย 23rd, 2014 Genre: Middle Grade, Realistic Fiction, Family. Bird, adalah panggilan untuk John, kakak laki-laki Jewel. Mengapa John memiliki nama panggilan Bird? Karena Grandpa. Grandpa said he looked…

#125 The Tiger Rising

Title: The Tiger Rising Author: Kate DiCamillo Translator: M. Raras Rumanti Release Date: April 2005 Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama Format: Paperback Page Count: 146 Pages Status: Read from May 07 to 08, 2014 Genre: Middle Grade Suatu pagi, saat berjalan-jalan di hutan Florida yang berkabut, Rob Horton sangat terkejut ketika menemukan seekor harimu. Harimau yang…

#119 Flora & Ulysses

Title: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Author: Kate DiCamillo Ilustrator: K. G. Campbell Release Date: September 24th, 2013. Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA) Format: ebook Page Count: 155 pages Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Literary Award: Newbery Medal 2014 Dari cerita jagoan-jagoan Marvel, kita jadi punya stereotip bahwa manusia biasa bisa memiliki kemampuan super berkat kejadian…

#116 Shug

Shug by Jenny Han Format: ebook, 256 pages Published May 29th 2006, by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Goodreads Annemarie berkawan dengan Mark sejak usia mereka lima tahun. Kini, di usia dua belas tahun, Annemarie sadar bahwa perasaannya untuk Mark berubah. Ia menyukai Mark lebih dari sekadar sahabat dekat. Mark, tentu saja tak…