When asked, many students tell me that they like to read, but they don't have time to read for fun. Homework, clubs, sports, and other commitments take every minute of every day. (Well, except for facebook, texting, phone calls, and TV that is.)
I get it. It's tough. Life is busy, and there's not always time for everything. So here are some great recommendations for the person with little time. These books are short and sweet; you'll only need a couple hours TOTAL to complete them (MAX). Best of all, we have them here at the school's library.
What My Mother Doesn't Know - by Sonya Sones
What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know - by Sonya Sones
Good As Lily by Derek Kirk Kim & Jesse Hamm (graphic novel)
The first part last by Angela Johnson
With powerful language and keen insight, Johnson looks at the male side of teen pregnancy as she delves into one young man's struggle to figure out what "the right thing" is and then to do it. No matter what the cost. (bn.com)
the Queen of Cool by Cecil Castellucci