April 30th, 2010

fly, look up

Poetry Friday: Spring Song by George William Curtis

A bird sang sweet and strong
In the top of the highest tree,
He said, "I pour out my heart in song
For the summer that soon shall be."

But deep in the shady wood,
Another bird sang, "I pour
My heart on the solemn solitude
For the springs that return no more."

- Spring Song by George William Curtis

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Best Books of April 2010

April 2010: 35 books + scripts read

Teen Fiction
The Julian Game by Adele Griffin (coming out in September)
It's Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han
The Snowball Effect by Holly Nicole Hoxter
Life, After by Sarah Darer Littman
The Sky Always Hears Me and the Hills Don't Mind by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
Bad Apple by Laura Ruby
Gimme a Call by Sarah Mlynowski

Juvenile Fiction
Cinderella Cleaners #2: Prep Cool by Maya Gold
Cinderella Cleaners #3: Rock and Rule by Maya Gold
Stolen by Vivian Vande Velde

Graphic Novels
Alison Dare, Little Miss Adventure by J. Torres and J. Bone
Alison Dare: The Heart of the Maiden by J. Torres and J. Bone