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Battle of the Books

Archives for March 18, 2011

Round 1, Match 5: The Odyssey vs. One Crazy Summer

The Odyssey by Gareth Hinds Candlewick One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia Amistad/HarperCollins Judged by Karen Hesse In the summer of 1968, eleven-year-old Delphine boards a plane in New York, along with her younger sisters, Vonetta, and Fern, to spend a month in California with the mother who abandoned them shortly after Fern’s birth. Though […]