Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The River by Gary Paulsen

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Push Not the River by James Conroyd Martin

"What is past, one cannot change, so each backward glance is a bit of the present slipping away."

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

"Below me Rontu was running along the cliffs barking at the screaming gulls.  Pelicans were chattering as they finished the blue water.  But suddenly I thought of Tutok, and the island seemed very quiet."

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Island of the Aunts by Eva Ibbotson

"One of the sisters started shaving her legs and marrying tax inspectors, so she was no good."