Review by Luca I. Fate, destiny; the idea that our future demise has already been planned. This is believed as true to some, but not all. The character of Tom specifically displays this mindset. Tom, along with more than twenty of his fellow teachers and students, finds himself in a precarious position. A plane they were aboard crashes into a thick rainforest. A simple naturation observation trip has turned into a likely fatal survival situation. After examining the surrounding wreckage of their airliner, Tom and Alice form a rather unlikely friendship over the idea of escape. Tom shares with her 
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Review by Luca I. Annie Wilkes, a murderous ex-nurse so mentally deranged that her actions can not precisely be given motivation. She kidnaps the ever-so-popular author Paul Sheldon after he crashes his 74’ Camaro during a heavy Colorado snow storm. Back at her home, a secluded house and barn in a portion of Colorado’s Western Slope, Annie has placed Paul in an empty locked room. Both of Paul’s legs are heavily damaged, and so in addition to not being able to walk he is in extreme pain. Annie proceeds to begin caring for Paul in her own home, giving him 
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Please remember that masks are mandatory at the library if you are not vaccinated. That includes all children under the age of 12! If you choose not to wear a mask, we will gladly bring you any items that you need at curbside. You can even call ahead and order whatever you want – even if it’s something vague like “children’s books about dogs” or “superhero movies” – we can help. We’re actually really good at it! For curbside pickup, call 401-647-5133 whenever we are open, and someone will pack up what you need and check it out to you.
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Below is a document that links to all the school summer reading lists that we can find! If you know where to get any of the missing schools, please email Alyce or Katherine so we can add them!
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Review by Kylin M. This story is about the book thief, Liesel Meminger. On the way to her foster parent’s home on a train with her brother Werner, he dies tragically. The first book she stole was at his graveside, then throughout the story she molds into a book thief. Growing close to her foster parents; Rosa and Hans Hubermann, one had an iron fist the other was an accordion-playing painter. Hans taught her to read, things were well, but times were getting even more dangerous. When her family takes in a Jewish man, Max, in their basement, they soon 
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Review by Kylin M. A classic story written a long, long, time ago. It still captivates thousands of people; myself included. This love story goes through Jane’s point of view, from the age six, all the way to her late twenties, to early thirties. Growing up as an orphan with her heinous Aunt Mrs, Reed, Jane suffers at the hands of her aunt and selfish cousin. However, Jane ends up being sent away to a school. There she soon graduates and is hired as a governess for Mr. Rochester’s illegitimate daughter. As love blossoms between the two, secrets are revealed, 
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Review by Kylin M. When the young un-named bride to Maxim de Winter arrives at her new home along the Cornish coast called Manderly, she soon uncovers hidden secrets, and learns of her husband’s past. Including the late first Mrs. de Winter, where her room is kept clean, clothes pressed, as though any minute she’ll come back. She struggles with the first Mrs. de Winter’s maid, Mrs. Danvers, and her sinister ways of sabotaging her. She soon finds out what really happened to Rebecca de Winter, unearthing the haunting secrets of Manderly. This story is a chilling thriller, mixed with 
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Review by Kylin M. As told from Mr. Lockwood’s point of view, a tenant of Mr. Heathcliff, who lives at Thrushcross Grange. He soon learns of his landlord’s past, and of his lost love, Catherine Earnshaw. This information is brought forth from Catherine’s old maid, Nelly Dean. He learns of the secrets, despair, revenge, redemption, and lost love. How Catherine and Heathcliff do horrible things just to spite each other, and they both end up unhappy in the end. This is an immoral, but amazing love story, that keeps you wondering what happens next after every page. Though this book 
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Review by Luca I. A stable read for first and secondary schools across America, Flowers for Algernon deeply touches upon the ideas of human morality and relationships. The story follows Charlie Gordon, a thirty-two-year-old man with an I.Q. of 68. Through his teacher, Ms. Kinnian, Charlie is selected for an experimental operation. The procedure aims to increase Charlie’s intelligence quotient, and does fulfill this. Months after being operated on Charlie’s IQ reaches the 99th percentile. However he soon realizes that though he has intelligence in logic, he does not have properly developed emotional intelligence. This imbalance is what causes most 
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Review by Luca I. One of the most influential novels of its time, the release of The Hunger Games not only affected the literature community but also many fields of entertainment. The story’s setting is a heavily-regulated form of America, Panem, where citizens have little freedom and their success is limited. Once a year twenty-four citizens from the ages of 12-18 are chosen to compete in the Hunger Games, a televised show of survival. Specifically two people from districts 1-12 are chosen, and on a basis of age and wealth. The book explores how prejudice affects the residents of Panem. 
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