Bob's Books Blog and Recommendations
Recommended Books for our POC Reading Challenge:
One-Half from the East, by Nadia Hashimi - Story of an Afghanistan girl who just wants to be a boy
Horizon, by Scott Westerfeld - Story of a group of kids keen on Robotics
Into the White, by Joanna Grochowicz - Current #1 NZ Book Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic Adventure
Shooting Stars, by Brian Falkner - NZ Fiction about a boy who lives by The Code and is tested with this code during his adventures. Book 2
Pig City, by Louis Sachar - A story of school, secrets and rivalry. By the author of Holes.
Mechanica, by Lance Balchin - Set at the end of the 22nd century, Mechanica imagines a world without wildlife.
What not to do when things are invisible, by Ross Welford - One day, the invisibility fails to wear off, Ethel is thrown into a nightmare of lies and deception.
Spy Toys, by Mark Powers - A hilarious, action-packed book about faulty manufactured toys.
Nightfall, by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski - A teenage boy goes missing, but night is falling and their island is changing.
Flawed, by Cecelia Ahern - Dystopia
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain, by John Boyle. By the same author as The Boy in Striped Pyjamas