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Cover for Moonrise

Sarah Crossan’s ‘Moonrise’ is beautifully tragic

The idea of losing someone we love is impossible to fathom. When someone we deeply cherish leaves the earth, people become desperate and attempt anything to save them from the hands of the reaper himself. That’s exactly how Joe Moon reacts when he hears his […]

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Cover of Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

[Review] “Dry” by Neal Shusterman is an eye opening novel about reality

Where water runs dry and the true nature of neighbors come to life, only one question remains: how does one survive a waterless apocalyptic society without dying? In “Dry” by Neal Shusterman, join the main protagonists -Alyssa, Garrett and Kelton – as they attempt to […]

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Review: “Whisper” a tale about the power of words

Review: “Whisper” a tale about the power of words

The typical tale of power and manipulation gets a spin in Lynette Noni’s “Whisper” which explores a world where power is only held in one person- our main character- who goes by the alias of Jane Doe. The plot of the novel revolves around Jane […]

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Review: “The 57 Bus” Thrills readers with the story of a life-changing encounter between two teens

Review: “The 57 Bus” Thrills readers with the story of a life-changing encounter between two teens

Dashka Slater’s novel “The 57 Bus” tells the true story of two individuals after one made a life-changing decision to light the other’s skirt on fire on Nov. 4 2013. The book follows Sasha, an agender teen who is the victim of the crime, and […]

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Florida Teen Reads encourages students to explore new books

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Florida Teen Reads (FTR) is a list of 15 books constructed annually by a committee of media specialists. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Media Specialist Diana Haneski participates in the committee […]

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