Alexis' 25 Book's

All The Book's Alexis Has Read

Thirteen Reasons Why

Clay Jensen connects with his secret crush and is dismissed by her on the same night. Weeks later she takes her own life. He can't make any sense of her actions or what role he played in them until he listens to the audiotapes she made detailing the events that led to her incident ...


( THIS IS A MUST-READ BOOK!!! )


320 Pages

Heaven Is For Real


Heaven Is for Real is a based on a true story of a four-year old boy in a small town of Nebraska who experienced heaven during emergency surgery. He talked about looking down to see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The family didn't believe Colton, but soon the evidence was clear.

In heaven, Colton met his miscarried sister who no one ever had told him about and his great-grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born all in detail. Colton went on to describe the horse that only Jesus could ride, about how “reaaally big” God and his chair are, and how the Holy Spirit “shoots down power” from heaven to help us.

The story is told by Colton’s father often in Colton’s own words,

The message of this story is that heaven is a real place.


206 Pages

Almost Home

When a twelve year old girl, Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a new start, only to discover that new starts aren't easy to come by for the homeless. However, Sugar's mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best. With the help of a rescue dog, Shush, a foster family, a supportive teacher, a love of poetry, and her own grace and good humor, Sugar comes to understand that while she can't control the hand life deals her, she can control how she responds.

( This book had alot of good messages... :D )


240 Pages

Or Give Me Death

Patrick Henry, the famous statesman, has a secret: He keeps his wife (Sarah) in the cellar. Slowly losing her mind, Sarah Henry has become a danger to herself and her children. But the daughter (Anne) has a secret of her own... She knows which child will inherit their mother's madness.
Told from the point of view of the Henry children, this Historical fiction tale explores the possibility that Patrick Henry's immortal cry of "Give me liberty, or give me death," which roused a nation to arms, was first spoken by his wife as she pleaded for her own freedom.


240 Pages

Wonder

August Pullman is not an ordinary ten-year-old kid. Sure, he's a huge Star Wars fan, he loves his dog, and he's got a pretty good sense of humor. But August was born with a craniofacial abnormality — a genetic defect that caused his facial features to be severely deformed. His life has never been "normal."

Despite his differences, August and his parents decide to transition him from home school to private school now that he's entering fifth grade. It's the start of middle school, they reason, so everyone will be new. But August has to deal with so much more than just being new... He wonders if he Will ever make friends? Will he decide to stay at the school? And can the people around him learn to see past his appearance?

The message of this story's pretty much shows how it is for people with different appearance feel about how they get judged.


315 Pages

I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have To Kill You

Even though Cammie is fluent in fourteen languages and capable of killing a man in seven different ways, she has no idea what to do when she meets an ordinary boy who thinks she's an ordinary girl. Sure, she can tap his phone, hack into his computer, or track him through town with the skill of a real "pavement artist," but can she maneuver a relationship with someone who can never know the truth about her?

Cammie Morgan may be an elite spy-in-training, but in her sophomore year, she's on her most dangerous mission ~ falling in love.


284 Pages

Smile

This book is about a girl named Raina who feel down during her girls scout and 2 of her front teeth fell. By that she had to go to the dentist and had to go through a lot. She went through an adventure of putting and taking off braces, boy/friend problem, had to take surgery and even using a retainer with fake teeth....


224 Pages

The Girl Who Threw Butterflies

An Eighth grader, Molly, has an ability to throw a "knuckleball" that earns her a spot on the baseball team, which not only helps her feel connected to her recently deceased father, who loved baseball, it helps in other aspects of her life, too


139 Pages

Total books (So Far): 8