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Best of Banned Books Week: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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In the spirit of Banned Books Week, StorySnoops is hosting a retrospective of some of our favorite “frequently-challenged” author interviews and book reviews.

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Kiss Kill - Really Blue Books

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How do you man up when you’re down? When 16 year old Mat meets Elle she seems perfect. But over time Elle becomes more controlling and aggressive. Feeling like no one will believe him Mat isolates himself more and more. Their relationship fragments then explodes. The Kiss Kill story is told in fragments using multiple texts and transmedia. Prose is combined with scripts, songs, notes, poems, comics, essays, texting and photos. Transmedia is used through blogs, YouTube, iTunes, Facebook and Twitter. Kiss Kill is written for interaction. Readers are encouraged to post comments, create their own YouTube, compose music and interact with each other, the writer and the character, Mat, as well: whyidontgetgirls.wordpress.com


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Pilkey.com: The Adventures of Captain Underpants

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Learn fascinating facts about Captain Underpants, it's main characters and the author, Dav Pilkey.

 

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1. George and Harold got their names from children's book characters that Dav Pilkey liked as a kid: "Georgie the Ghost", and "Harold and the Purple Crayon". Their last names (Beard and Hutchins) were the last names of Dav's two favorite "Little Rascals" characters: "Stimey (Matthew Beard)" and "Wheezer (Bobby Hutchins)".

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Catching Fire Movie - The Hunger Games

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Complete News on the Catching Fire Movie, Catching Fire Trailer, Catching Fire Poster, Catching Fire Soundtrack, Cast, DVD and Catching Fire News.
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Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

A sneak peek into WONDERSTRUCK, the upcoming novel told in words and pictures by Brian Selznick, the Caldecott winning creator of THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRE...

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Welcome to the Official Site of Sharon Draper

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Like books like Double Dutch and Romiette and Julio?  Meet the author, Sharon Draper here!

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Feelin' 'Wimpy'? Check this site out!

Feelin' 'Wimpy'?  Check this site out! | Reading Rocks My Socks! | Scoop.it

The official website for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series...

 

...new books are coming out!

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