Nomination: Shine

 

 

 

 

Myracle, Lauren. Shine. 2011 (May). Abrams/Amulet Books. $ 16.95 (9780810984172). Gr. 10 -12. [mpn]

In this contemporary realistic fiction novel, the darkness of the story sets the stage for a who-done-it mystery. The compelling characters, include the main protagnosit, Cat, will engross readers. Cat’s strength and determination is empowering. She is a likable character who tries to overcome personal obstacles on the road to healing.

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