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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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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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Review: FTR Book “Want” illustrates the dangers of pollution

Review: FTR Book “Want” illustrates the dangers of pollution

In Cindy Pon’s novel Want readers are taken on a journey to near-future Taipei where the air is so polluted that there are specialized suits which only the rich can afford, leaving the poor to suffer. We are introduced to Jason Zhou, an orphan who […]

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MSD hosts quarterly Lit Lunch to promote reading

MSD hosts quarterly Lit Lunch to promote reading

On Oct. 24, students filed into the media center with one thing bringing them together: reading. Those who have read either “The Hate You Give” by Angie Thomas, “Want” by Cindy Pon, “Letters to the Lost” by Brigid Kemmerer or “My Sister Rosa” by Justine […]

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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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