young adult book review http://mtpr.org en Young Adult Book Review: 'Mojo' by Tim Tharp http://mtpr.org/post/young-adult-book-review-mojo-tim-tharp <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Mojo</strong></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> by </span><a href="http://timtharp.wordpress.com/about/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Tim Tharp</a></p><p><a href="http://aaknopf.tumblr.com/">Alfred A. Knopf</a>, 2013</p><p>When Dylan's friend Randy eggs on some bullies that throw litter at them from the window of a passing car, Dylan decides to hide in a nearby dumpster... never expecting that he will find the dead body of one of his classmates in there with him!</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Renee McGrath 7321 at http://mtpr.org Young Adult Book Review: 'Mojo' by Tim Tharp Young Adult Book Review: 'Burning' by Elana K. Arnold http://mtpr.org/post/young-adult-book-review-burning-elana-k-arnold <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em><a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780385743341">Burning</a></em></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">by </span><a href="http://elanakarnold.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Elana K. Arnold</a></p><p><a href="http://atrandom.com/our-imprints/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Delacorte Press</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, 2013</span></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Renee McGrath 5532 at http://mtpr.org Young Adult Book Review: 'Burning' by Elana K. Arnold Young Adult Book Review: 'The Wrap-Up List' by Steven Arntson http://mtpr.org/post/young-adult-book-review-wrap-list-steven-arntson <p></p><p><a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780547824109"><strong>The Wrap-Up List</strong></a></p><p>by <a href="http://www.stevenarntson.com/p/blog-page_3.html">Steven Arntson</a></p><p><a href="http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/hmh/site/hmhbooks/">Houghton Mifflin</a>, 2103&nbsp;</p><p>Steven Arntson&nbsp;had me from the get-go with <em>The Wrap-Up List</em>, which begins as follows,</p><blockquote><p>Some people die from heart attacks, and some from falling off ladders. Some are killed in car accidents. Some drown. Some, like my grandfather Gonzalo, die in war.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Renee McGrath 4325 at http://mtpr.org Young Adult Book Review: 'The Wrap-Up List' by Steven Arntson