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This past week I have been reading The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan. It was the usual enjoyable roller coaster of: into one challenge, out of it and into the next. I especially enjoyed the humour, and often found myself chuckling out loud. As these characters age, a little more romance has been introduced! Of course in true style it ends with a cliff hanger. I found I had to keep my wits about me as I read as there is so much to remember about relationships and gods.... One of my students is well prepared for this book, he has read the previous one a couple of times, so I am sure he is enjoying this one at the moment. In the meantime I have this one finished and ready to go into the hands of another boy, who asked could he have it as soon as I had finished. The boys in my class are the ones who enticed me into reading these books, now I am in the process of trying to get more girls hooked. I can't see why they wouldn't be.
My read for the coming week is Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos, this year's Newbery winner. I haven't read anything by him before so I am looking forward to it.