Monthly Archives: January 2013

I Like Big Books! (North Little Rock High School)

Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska by John Green “Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter’s whole existence has been one big nonevent, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the “Great Perhaps” (François Rabelais, poet) even more. Then he heads off to the sometimes crazy, possibly unstable, and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and…

It’s Flex Week!

We’re right at the end of semester I, so everybody should be working hard to finish assignments and study for exams. This week is Flex Week, and you are welcome to work and study in the library, but you must have a definite purpose. The cafeteria will be open for people who are interested in…

Unwind

Unwind by Neal Shusterman “Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, however, parents can have their child “unwound,” whereby all of the child’s…