Monday, November 16, 2009

Hellfire Missiles

The opening of this book starts off with a news release. Do Hellfire Missiles really exist? (Do a little research) Do you think they can harm the ocean? Mrs. Reiber :)

Friday, November 6, 2009

When seventeen-year-old John Rodgers discovers a new sub-species of butterfly which may necessitate closing the mill where his dying father works, they find themselves on opposite sides of an environmental conflict.

In 2015, when England becomes the first nation to introduce carbon dioxide rationing in a drastic bid to combat climate change, sixteen-year-old Laura documents the first year of rationing as her family spirals out of control. (Synopsis came from Nagel Middle School Destiny Catalog.)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Sam Palmer is transported to an alternate world after a biking accident puts him in a coma, and he is forced to save himself from dark forces in order to wake up from the coma. (Synopsis from Nagel Middle School Destiny Catalog)

"The Green Book is a clever and beautifully shaped little combination of future fiction and metafiction. . .It is the record of the exodus of a group of Britons from a dying Earth to a new planet. . .The naïve courage of the children. . .saves the colony." --Starred, School Library Journal (Synopsis from Amazon)
High school sophomore Luther Wright volunteers to help raptors at a local veterinary clinic and helps Alex, a new girl who is a social outcast, discover the truth behind the forest fires that are afflicting their small, Montana town. (Synopsis from Nagel Middle School Destiny Catalog.)

While vacationing on Cape Cod, best friends Emily, age sixteen, and Reese, seventeen, meet Steve and Dave, who seem too good to be true, and whose presence turns out to be related to a dire threat of global pollution. (Synopsis from Nagel Middle School Destiny Catalog.)