A blog for the members of the 2008 MLA Thumbs Up! Award Committee to discuss the books we are considering.
Thursday, July 5, 2007
An Unlikely Friendship by Ann Rinaldi
Oh. Dear. God. I've never quit so early on reading a book for Thumbs Up. The writing style was so simpering and cloying that I couldn't picture any teen resisting the temptation to throw it across the room, let alone reading and enjoying it. A thousand times NAY.