Looking at the bright, fuzzy picture in the
magazine, she thought, Something like that.
Checking her wish
she found one.
Hoping it wasn't
too late, she thought
the word soon.
I can see why this novel won the Newbery Medal in 2006, but I am not a huge fan. At times it kind of reminded me of Flipped. I think it is interesting and realistic the way all of these kids lives "criss-cross", but not a compelling reason to read. The language and description were wonderful....Continua