Category Archives: MS Book Recommendation

Ender’s Game Trailer!

We’re so excited that the Ender’s Game trailer is out! This book has been a favorite of both middle and high school students for years, and the movie looks like it will be an exciting adaptation.

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Faculty Book Reviews

Here’s what some of Brentwood School’s faculty have been reading! Mr. Becker – This Beautiful Life┬áby Helen Schulman “I liked this novel about a 15-year old boy, in private school, who is sent an explicit video by a girl who … Continue reading

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Writing Reviews in Destiny

With our new library catalog, you can write reviews to help your classmates, teachers, and librarians find the best books in the library. To get to the library catalog, visit the library home page and click on the library catalog … Continue reading

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National Book Award Finalists for Young People’s Literature

The National Book Award Finalists for Young People’s Literature were announced this morning! The National Book Award is an American literary prize that is awarded to writers by a panel of their peers. There are four award categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation: Tiger’s Curse

Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck has all the elements of a great story: love, adventure, bravery, surprises, interesting characters. Middle schooler Sara S. recommended I read it, and I am glad I did! Kelsey takes a 2 week job at … Continue reading

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Middle School Students Read…

                  Airhead by Meg Cabot It was great! I thought it was just going to be another one of those girly books, but it totally became an interesting story that includes something … Continue reading

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Student Book Recommendation: Gifted by Marilyn Kaye

Do you think school’s hard? Try doing it with gifts, and I don’t mean your birthday presents covered in wrapping paper and tied with a bow. Well, the eight students in the gifted class understand. These kids have NOTHING in … Continue reading

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Student Book Recommendation: Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes Flowers for Algernon is the story of a mentally handicapped man, Charlie, and his experiences. As Wikipedia puts it, “The titular Algernon is a laboratory mouse who has undergone surgery to increase his intelligence … Continue reading

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Student Recommendations: The Book Thief and Ender’s Game

Sawyer T. (Middle Division) read great books on his kindle over break. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak The writing is incredible! Thrilling novel with lots of details and twists/turns. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card It’s hard to put … Continue reading

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Student Recommendation: Keeping the Moon

Congratulations to Porshad, our first student reviewer on InfoEagles! Stay tuned to discover more student and faculty recommendations, and please submit recommendations to Ms. Abarbanel when you read a book you like! In Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen, a … Continue reading

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