Mrs. Simpson's Good Reads!

Borrowed Names

by Atkins, Jeannine Year Published: 2010 Non-fiction
Poems about Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, Marie Curie, and their daughters. Quick read.


by Creech, Sharon Year Published: 2004 Fiction
Twelve-year-old Annie has a lot on her mind between her mom's pregnancy, her grandfather's deteriorating memory, and her best friends indifference. The art assignment sounds like a big waste of time, but as time passes, Annie begins to get more out of the project than she ever imagined. Written in prose. This is a quick read.

Jade Green: A Ghost Story

by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Year Published: 2002 Fiction
This is my favorite ghost story of all time. Judith moves in with her uncle after her mother dies. His only stipulation is that she doesn't bring anything green with her. Read what happens when Judith doesn't heed his warning!

Nevermore: The Final Maximum Ride Adventure

by Patterson, James Year Published: 2012 Fiction
This is the 8th and final book in the Maximum Ride series. I loved the whole series!