Duncan Recommends

 Senior Duncan Ostrom recommends
to fellow WRA readers:

Cut Both Ways is a novel high school students should not pass up.
 This book packs everything related to being a teenager
 from finding yourself to surviving a chaotic social life. 

Many forms of diversity are represented and represented accurately.
 You will find yourself falling in love with the characters 
and the book will be in your hands more often than not.

 If you are unsure, sit down and read a chapter.
 Odds are you will enjoy the narrative's honesty and humor 
and be eager to read more.

Visit the library or email librarygg to check out this great read!


Damaged finds Mary DiNunzio, partner at the all-female law firm of Rosato & DiNunzio, embroiled in one of her most heartbreaking cases yet. Suing the Philadelphia school district to get help for a middle school boy with emotional issues, Mary ends up becoming the guardian ad litem of her minor client. As she goes up against Nick Machiavelli, her opposing counsel and the dark prince of South Philly lawyers who will use any means necessary to defeat her, she becomes more and more invested in the case—and puts everything, including her engagement to her longtime boyfriend, on the line.        

~ from Good Reads


Drawing on a real maritime wreck from the last days of World War II, Salt to the Sea describes the harrowing journey of four teenage refugees, each with their own past and own secrets and coming together in search of passage to freedom and safety. The characters lean on each other in a time of great fear and grief, and their humanity makes real a little known, but heartbreaking, tragedy.