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Estelle: Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

Endangered by Eliot Schrefer  [ website | tweet ] Publication Date: October 1, 2012 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 272 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: Africa, Congo, mother/daughter relationships, revolution, survival Format read: ARC from NetGalley. (Thanks!) Summary:  It’s summer break and Sophie has returned to the Congo, where her mother lives, running a sanctuary for […]

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July 27, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Estelle - It’s present day. 🙂

July 24, 2015 - 3:07 pm

jordan - when does this book take place?

May 29, 2014 - 9:01 am

Threatened by Eliot Schrefer (YA Review) - […] Estelle: Endangered by Eliot Schrefer […]

December 20, 2012 - 9:02 am

Estelle: 2012 End of the Year Survey (Yay!) - […] You Are by J.H. Trumble What Happens Next by Colleen Clayton Stealing Parker by Miranda Kennealy Endangered by Eliot Schrefer Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly […]

December 7, 2012 - 12:02 pm

The Big Kids' Table: Holiday Edition - […] by Eliot Schrefer [ my review] lush setting, solid writing, mothers/daughters, […]

September 30, 2012 - 10:54 pm

October 2012 Young Adult Book Releases - […] by Eliot Schrefer Amazon | Estelle’s Review Description: The compelling tale of a girl who must save a group of bonobos–and […]

September 30, 2012 - 10:07 pm

Estelle: Shelve It from Rather Be Reading Blog (9/30/2012) - […] October is a pricey month for books! So many new releases! A review of Starring Me by Krista McGee. Magan adored Sweethearts by Sara Zarr. Our long distance “Pitch Perfect” date: a movie review + giveaway! A review of Endangered by Eliot Schrefer. […]

September 28, 2012 - 7:01 pm

Kristen - Wow. This sounds fantastic. Definitely different than a lot of stuff out there right now, which is good! Also, comparing it to Bridge to Terabithia is an automatic must check it out for me. Great review!

September 25, 2012 - 3:26 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - I LOVE that this one sounds so different from anything out there! It will be interesting to see how this particular story unfolds, plus I’d love to learn more about the bonobos. (And of course, the fact that David Levithan gave it a shout out definitely gives me more reason to read it!)

September 25, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Jamie - OK OK OK so this weekend David Levithan totally gave this book a shoutout in his suggestions for books coming out to read and it sounded intriguing! I was just talking to Alexa how I feel like there hasn’t been a lot of talk about this one.

I think this means I am destined to pick it up! I love off the path kind of books!

September 24, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Lisa - Despite your glowing review, I kept thinking mehhhhh.

But then I saw your comparison to Lord of the Flies and Bridge to Terabithia. Both of which I adore so FINE I will add this to my tbr and I have no doubt I will love it as much as you did!

Thanks for giving this book off the beaten path a bit of attention. I like reading reviews for books I haven’t seen around much.

Estelle: Camp by Elaine Wolf

Camp by Elaine Wolf ( website | twitter ) Publication Date: June 15, 2012 Publisher: Sky Pony Press Pages: 256 Target audience: Mature young adult Keywords: 1960s, mother/daughter relationships, bullying, family secrets Format read: Hardcover received from publisher. (Thank you!) Summary: In the summer of 1963, Amy is unwillingly sent to a summer camp run […]

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September 2, 2012 - 9:02 am

Estelle: Shelve It from Rather Be Reading Blog (9/2/2012) - […] CAMP by Elaine Wolf — bullies, camp, difficult mothers OH MY. One body, two souls — What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang Susan Wigg’s Return to Willow Lake packs reality shows, politics, romance, and family challenges in 1 novel! […]

August 31, 2012 - 8:24 pm

elena - Echoing everyone else by saying wowza, such an intense review! It sounds like a book that really gets to you & challenges the reader. Thanks always for such an insightful, thoughtful review.

August 31, 2012 - 7:06 pm

VeganYANerds - Wonderful review, Estelle, it sounds like a difficult book to read, revolving around yet another awful bunch of YA parents! But I am a sucker for books that make me sad so I will definitely have to read this.

August 31, 2012 - 5:16 pm

Kristen Evey - Wow. Like Alexa said above, the one word I was thinking while reading your review was INTENSE. I’ll definitely keep this in mind for when I need an emotionally charged read. Sounds like their are a lot of issues brought up in this book that are handled in a mature manner. Thank you for reviewing!

August 31, 2012 - 12:21 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - This sounds so… INTENSE. I’m curious about figuring out what’s going on with these characters!