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I'm a junior and English Major at WIU.

Old Man Logan Book Blog-Brandon Roe

Title: Wolverine: Old Man Logan Author: Mark Miller Genre: Fantasy/Graphic Novel Audience: 17 years of age and up Read Aloud: http://www.youtube.com/user/bgroe2790?feature=mhee#p/a/u/2/-h0jUAKCH-8 Summary Logan aka Wolverine is no longer the effective killing machine he used to be. Now he is a … Continue reading

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The Dark Game Book Blog-Brandon Roe

Title: The Dark Game: True Spy Stories Author: Paul Janeczko Audience: 16 years of age and up. Read Aloud:http://www.youtube.com/user/bgroe2790?feature=mhee#p/a/u/1/g1O3RAjdmA0 Summary The Dark Game is a non-fictional collection of the history of spies and covert intelligence in the United States. From … Continue reading

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Asphalt Angels Book Blog-Brandon Roe

Title: Asphalt Angels Author: Ineke Holtwijk Audience: 18 years of age and up Read Aloud:http://www.youtube.com/user/bgroe2790?feature=mhee Summary This book follows the realistic portrayal of the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil through the eyes of a thirteen year old boy named … Continue reading

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American Born Chinese Book Blog-Brandon Roe

Title: American Born Chinese Author: Gene Luen Yang Audience: 16+ Read Aloud:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY7JGh0Sboo Summary With three separate storylines that all finally converge in the end, they all focus on different degrees of racism and prejudice. There is the Monkey King, Jin, … Continue reading

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The Dark Game Book Talk-Brandon Roe

 

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Wintergirls Book Blog-Brandon Roe

Title: Wintergirls Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Audience: 9th grade and up Summary Lia and Cassie used to the best of friends. When high school hit, they parted ways. Now Cassie is dead and Lia is very alone. Both of them … Continue reading

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I Am The Messenger Book Blog-Brandon Roe

Title: I Am The Messenger Author: Markus Zusak Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 10th grade and up Summary: Ed Kennedy is a nobody. He is an underage cab driver with no dreams, no ambitions, nothing. All he has is the Doorman, … Continue reading

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