Neil Gaiman and Mark Haddon books just quizzed for Accelerated Reader

By Chris Jarosh

Several books from popular authors have been quizzed for Accelerated Reader recently. In this update we bring news about books from Neil Gaiman and Mark Haddon as well as a popular series by Jenny Han set in successive summertimes.

Some new quizzes from popular authors

Book covers for Neil Gaiman and Mark Haddon

Fortunately, the Milk is written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Chris Riddell. While picking up milk for his children’s cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himself on a wild adventure through time and space.

Fortunately, the Milk | Bloomsbury | 978-1-4088-4176-1 | LY | BL 4.3 | Quiz #225509

Anansi Boys is also by Neil Gaiman. Fat Charlie Nancy can’t shake the embarrassing name his father bestowed on him twenty years ago. Mr Nancy also left him other things, such as a brother Charlie never knew about and who wants to show Charlie how to lighten up and have a little fun.

Anansi Boys | Headline Review | 978-0-7553-0509-4 | UY | BL 5.2 | Quiz #225516

Boom! by Mark Haddon is a fun extra-terrestrial mystery. When Jim and Charlie overhear two of their teachers talking in a secret language, the two friends set out to solve the mystery and do not expect the dire consequences of their actions.

Boom! | David Fickling Books | 978-0-385-61629-4 | MY | BL 4.1 | Quiz #225513

Summer series by Jenny Han

Book covers for Summer by Jenny Han

The Summer I Turned Pretty is the first of three Summer books by Jenny Han. Isabel “Belly” Conklin spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach, just like every other summer of her life, but this time, things are very different. The book contains moderately strong language, sexual situations and drug use.

The Summer I Turned Pretty | Puffin | 978-0-14-133053-2 | MY | BL 4.1 | Quiz #225522

It’s Not Summer Without You sees Belly, whose life revolves around spending the summer at her mother’s best friend’s beach house, reflect on the tragic events of the past year that changed her life forever. The text contains moderately strong language.

It’s Not Summer Without You | Puffin | 978-0-14-133055-6 | MY | BL 3.9 | Quiz #225521

We’ll Always Have Summer is set during the summer after her first year of university. Belly is faced with a choice between Jeremiah and Conrad Fisher, brothers she has always loved, when Jeremiah proposes marriage and Conrad confesses that he still loves her.

We’ll Always Have Summer | Puffin | 978-0-14-133056-3 | MY | BL 3.9 | Quiz #225520

Posted on 5 December 2013 at 5:13 pm
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