Judge These Books By Their First Lines

By Communications Office RSS Thu, July 5, 2007

Super-librarian Nancy Pearl recently contributed this piece to National Public Radio's Morning Edition, recommending nine summer reads with "great opening lines to hook young readers." (The article links to excerpts from each book.) M.T. Anderson's Feed, which Pearl recommends for teens and adults, opens with: "We went to the moon to have fun, but the moon turned out to completely suck." Intrigued?

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