Book Talks

Fall 2014

Eleanor and Park

"She didn't talk to home on the ride home.

Park had spent all day trying to think of how to get away from the new girl. He'd have to switch seats. That was the only answer. But switch to what seat? He didn't want to force himself on somebody else. And even the act of switching seats would catch Steve's attention.

Park had expected Steve to start in on him as soon as he let the girl sit down, but Steve went right back to talking about kung fu again. Park, by the way, knew plenty about kung fu. Because his dad was obsessed with martial arts, not because his mom was Korean. Park and his little brother had been taking taekowndo since they could walk.

Switch seats, how..."