By the time you read this is a book that I recommend everyone to read, it’s honestly one of the most good book I have every read. Well this book is about a dad that discovered that at the age of thirty-years-old had discovered that he had only six months to live. His name was Kevin Bates the dad) picked up his pen and wrote little notes that he named “The Manual” for his five year-old daughter, Lois. The reason he wrote The Manual for his daughter Lois was because he knew that he wasn’t going to be there for her so he thought it would be helpful to write her the manual so she could live by, laugh at, and follow from the age of twelve until she was thirty. But seven years later, when Lois received the Manual, she couldn’t read her father’s words; because she had so much pain that she had lost her dad. But soon her father’s advice was guiding her through every stage of her life from being a teen to career arcs, and also to the point where she met “the one”. But no matter what The Manual can never be a substitute for having her father back, the words that were left for Lois were a good support through all of life’s ups and downs, and it proved that with the Manual she was able to unlock her own happiness even though her father wasn’t there in person his spirit was always right behind her guiding her threw her good and bad times. Overall, this book is a good help for those who are going through though times. It opens up your eyes.
Star girl by jerry spinelli
The book star girl is about this one girl name susan but she goes by star girl because she belives that been star girl would complete her and she beliefs if they call her susan she don’t complete her self also she falls in love with this guy name Leo sence the day they met she started liking him she is very weird in all ocations very ramdom and she likes all kind of things she beliefs that love is the way of life and that been friendly is the number one thing to do. Also stargirl dissapers for the rest of leo’s life she don’t come back. But I recoment this book because it’s a good love story for every one.
A book I would recommend in which was one of my favorite and I found interesting was Upstate by Buckhanon, Kalisha. A story about a young couple of a guy named Antonio and his girl Natasha’s relationship. Antonio had been imprisoned accused of killing his father and keeping his father’s body in the house bath room. Now he has to face the jury and explain what really happen and why he had done it. But he knew he could be free if he would just testify the truths of what had happen. But to be free and face anger people that were out to get him for the stabbing his father to death. These people had thought he had gone crazy, that he had finally snapped because his father would hit his mother a lot. Meanwhile Antonio was thinking of how it was going to work out with his girl Natasha back at home he knew she would be moving on while he was in prison. But did he want her to wait for him and keep her back from moving on with herself? If you’ll like to know more about what really did happen you should read the book.
Doing it- the title says it all. Doing it by Melvin Burgess is a very interesting/crazy book that has a lot of crazy stories from three main characters that are going through High School as the story is taking place. Dino, Ben, and Jonathan all young teens that are going through their first experience with love & what comes with love. The problems, arguments, & confusions from these three teens only makes the book that much more interesting. These three teens all have very unique stories that they are going through whether making love for the 1st time or having a girlfriend for the 1st time-all share the same crazy side of love that normal teens go through. The whole book has crazy stories you wouldn’t believe such as Ben. Ben is very well experimenting a whole different life-this life being sleeping with one of his teachers for a couple of years. The whole thrill both the teacher & Ben loved makes this book interesting as you never know when their bond to be caught as they both have been hitting things off at school & at her very own apartment. Dino a very young teen who likes to consider himself a “stud” & hey you can’t argue due to him being able to have two girlfriends at the same time. Going out with both of them at the same time only brings suspense to the story as they get him back in a very smart and dirty way as it could mess up his reputation. Jonathan- the confused one though out the whole story is trying to figure out what love is as he is trying to decide whom he should go out with depending on attitude or looks. This book is full of surprises that young teens can relate to or could enjoy due to the suspense & excitement that these teens are going through. I highly recommend this great book.
A book that I would really like to recommend is Street Pharm by Allison Van Diepen. I believe this is a very trilling and exciting book. It starts out with a boy that has taken over his fathers business (Drug Business). His father was a big time all over the city until the police got him. After his father went to prison, he him self took over the business and went just as big as his father. Everything works well till he is sent to a new school were he meets a girl that real gets him to see and feel thing differently than he did. In between all this a new man comes into town to take over his business. Things from there only get bad, and this boy has to make chooses that can really affect him or affect those he loves and cares for. So read this book and believe that you will not regret it.
I would greatly recommend the book Hanging on to Max to everyone. I do not really enjoy reading, but this book caught my attention from beginning to end, and I am positive it will catch anyone else’s attention. The main character, Sam, is a teenager who is struggling to get through high school. In addition to the challenges he has to face, Sam has a son named Max. Sam eventually gets confused, because having to take care of Max turned out to be a more difficult task than he though it would be. He faces many life changing choices, for example whether to give up Max for adoption or not. This book relates to real life because in my school there are many students who are already fathers, and this book would help you understand how hard life can be when you have another person that you are in charge of.
I recommend the book named Played. You should read this book because it will help you keep your eyes open when in a relationship with the boy or girl that seems to be so perfect. Just be careful because this book proves the theory that everything can be too good to be true. Once you read the first page and get to know a little more about the characters that are in the book I personally guarantee you will not want to stop reading it and plus it can teach you a life lesson that might actually come in handy.I myself loved the book so much that I read it twice!
Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman is a book of shown McDaniel’s life, most people see him as a dumb kid that has mental problems, even doctors can explain why he’s so stupid. But reality they don’t know that is only partially true. McDaniel lives in Seattle; he has an “ability” to remember everything at all started at the age of 4. And in every year the school district sends out a school physiologist to test for IEPs, somehow he fails every question. For 8 years Shawn is glued to wheelchair, not able to make a single muscle. He has a careless father and without being able to express his feeling, his life is in danger.
The Code Per.3
By: Allred, Alexandra Powe.
The code is about a boy named Steve and his best friend named Taylor. Stave in Taylor both live in a gang-controlled area of Washington D.C. Both Steve and Taylor witness someone getting jumped by the Jags which is the gang that runs things in his part of the neighborhood. Taylor and Steve both end up getting into the Jags. Steve gets in becuase he wants to protect his mom and make money she she wont have to work so hard. Taylor gets in because his older brother is already a member of the Jags.The Jags is runned by Ripper, he send Steve to go do and earen for him but he ends up owing Ripper $1,200 dollers. Steve wants to get out of the gang but he is already in to deep to get out. By the end of the story both Steve and Taylor get out of the Jags but they find out its a lot harder to get out of the gang than they though.
The book that I read and it inspired me was Detour For Emmy by Marilyn Reynolds. What the book mostly is talking about, is how a young fifteen year old Emmy falls in love with a young men named Art. When time passes, there love grows even bigger, they also start planning things for college, he tells her “I love you, I’d never do anything to hurt you”, but once he says that Emmy finds out she’s pregnant Art doesn’t want to put up with it. Emmy is only fifteen years old, having problems at home, and her only best friend is her brother Dave, who got kicked out by his mom. As the months passed and Emmy had her daughter Rosie, she has struggled out on her own with out needing nobody’s help but her brother and mother she knew how to manage her own time, especially when it came to school work.
This book is very inspiring for me, because once I read this it showed me how a young girl can suffer a lot in a pregnancy but yet they learn how to deal with everything that comes up in life. They show that they are strong and they are not alone anymore, because now they have someone they need to look out for.
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