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Wednesday, June 2, 2010


Middle School Fiction

F/A Haddon, Mark. boom! Random House, 2010. 208p. 978-0-385-75187-2. 15.99
Jim and his best friend Charlie find themselves in trouble when they hear their teachers talking in a strange language and start to investigate. It turns out that there are aliens living all over England. When Charlie goes missing, Jim and his sister leave town to find him and discover much more then they expected. Readers will encounter a lot of British slang that could make it confusing, especially since it’s written for younger readers. Loren Spector, LAPL, Felipe de Neve

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