Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell
Congratulations to Katherine Rundell, winner of the 2014 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize! Try these next…
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead for proper old-fashioned storytelling mixed with a healthy helping of whimsy
My Name is Mina by David Almond for a truly unique heroine taking control of her own future
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente for a quirky fantasy adventure
Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine for a strong female voice exploring what it’s like to have Asperger’s
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this is what happens when I try to take a nice picture of myself. every time.
And in the end I think I’ve learned the final lesson from my travels in time; and I’ve even gone one step further than my father did: The truth is I now don’t travel back at all, not even for the day, I just try to live every day as if I’ve deliberately come back to this one day, to enjoy it, as if it was the full final day of my extraordinary, ordinary life.
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"Letters To My Daughter" Part I
I hope some days you feel alive / I hope you live for sleepless nights
I hope you fall in love / And it cures your fear of heights
And I hope somebody treats you right / And spends sleepless nights with you
I hope they make you climb a mountain / To prove you’re still their favorite view
Well. That was one of the quickest character developments I’ve seen…
Are you seriously telling me that all that villainous squinting and peering about is because he’s meant to be wearing glasses
because that’s amazing
Have you ever fallen in love like this? #TFIOS