Bluestem Book of the Week!
2018 Bluestem Nominees!
Have you read any of the 2018 Bluestem Books?
20 books are nominated every year for the Bluestem Award, and they are displayed in the Youth Services Department.
Take a look at our staff review for this week’s featured book!
Title: Roller Girl
Author: Victoria Jamieson
Lexile Level: GN440LPages: 240 pgs
Summary: Astrid is 12 years old and does
everything with her best friend Nicole. Astrid’s mother takes the girls to see
a roller derby game and Astrid is hooked. She signs up for roller derby camp
and assumes Nicole will as well. However, Nicole signs up for dance camp with a
different girl and Astrid is forced to attend roller derby camp alone. Astrid
experiences one of the toughest summers of her life but also one of the most
Recommendations or Comments: Recommend. A great graphic novel about how tough it is to be comfortable your true self and form new friendships.
Reviewed By: Jen A.
Click Here for a List of all 20 Bluestem Nominees
Created by Jen Trotta on
Aug 7th, 2017 @ 2:52 PM.
Updated on Oct 18th, 2017 @ 8:32 AM.