Speak

The first ten lies they tell you in high school n n Speak up for yourself we want to know what you have to say n nFrom the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school She is friendless, outcast, because she busted

Blubber

Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Wendy says about Linda Jill crumples it up and leaves it on the corner of her desk She doesn t want to think about Linda or her dumb report on the whale just now Jill wants to think about Halloween.But Robby grabs the note, and before Linda stops talk

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1)

Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local powhitetrash At eight years old and back at her mother s side in St Louis, Maya is attacked by a man m

Animal Farm

Librarian s note There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this edition of this book here n nA farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality Thus the stage is set for one of th

1984

Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty Four is a rare work that grows haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes real Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff s