Submitted by moore-nokes on July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Drake woke up with his clothes in rags. Topaz was poking and prodding at him. When she saw him wake up she let out a squeal of delight.
Drake changed, wondering why his clothes were in rags, deciding he’d rather not know. He put Topaz in his pocket and went downstairs. He poured a bowl of Fruity Pebbles, grabbed a slab of hamburger for Topaz, and turned on the news to see a very strange broadcast.
Submitted by moore-nokes on July 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Drake Peterson was always lonely. His school actually let students bring small pocket size pets. He was one of the few kids that didn’t have one. He was determined to make his mom see he deserved a pet. He did as many chores as he could. He took out the trash, did the dishes, vacuumed, and many other chores. When he was about to give up, his mom finally said yes. He was as happy as he could be.
Submitted by moore-nokes on June 8, 2009 - 12:00am
In this novel, Newbery medalist Karen Cushman assembles a cast of unforgettable characters in a fascinating and pungent setting: the medical quarter of a medieval English village. To Blood and Bone Alley, home of leech, barber-surgeon, and apothecary, comes Matilda, raised by a priest to be pious and learned, and now destined to assist Red Peg the Bonesetter.
Submitted by moore-nokes on May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Liam has just been bumped up to starter on the varsity basketball team, and the pressure’s on. With the girls’ team heading to State, the boys’ team is under even greater scrutiny than usual in Liam’s small midwestern town. When the team’s coach starts counting on the power of prayer—and enforcing teamwide participation—Liam finds himself in a spotlight that’s more nerve-racking than any trip to the free-throw line.