Moon at Nine – Deborah Ellis


818anib1ugl Moon at Nine – Deborah Ellis,  Pajama Press, 9781927485972 , 2016

Format: Paperback

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5

Genre:  YA Fiction

What did you like about the book? Farrin goes to a school for gifted girls, and when Sadira begins attending her school, the two fall in love. Amid all of the political upheaval in her country, Farrin is caught kissing Sadira and the two are punished. Farrin thinks she can’t survive without seeing Sadira, but can she survive if they stay together? Heart-stirring, believable, and ultimately heartbreaking, this is a must-read. 

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book?  Middle and high school teens

Who should buy this book? Middle schools and public libraries

Where would you shelve it? YA fiction

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? Yes


Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Kasia Piasecka, Falmouth Public Library, Falmouth, MA

Date of review: 2/20/17

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