Monday, May 4, 2009

April #3 - FIREGIRL

Title: Firegirl

Author: Tony Abbott

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Copyright: 2006

ISBN: 978-0-316-01170-9

Series or stand-alone: Stand-alone

Setting: New Haven, CT

1st Sentence:

It wasn't much, really, the whole Jessican Feeney thing.


Summary from the book:

A middle school boy's life is changed when Jessica, a girl disfigured by burns, starts attending his Catholic school while receiving treatment at a local hospital.

A good story to recommend for reluctant readers and to include in a display on prejudices or odd man out type of books.

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