Virgil's grandmother keeps telling him scary stories as life lessons. One of his friends is convinced she can predict the future. Virgil is trying to find a way out of his shell.
This week we discuss Erin Entrada Kelly's 2018 Newbery Award-winning novel "Hello Universe." Actress Kat Purgal is our celebrity reader. Members of the Rocket Readers book club of Newport Beach, California discuss the book and talk about how school testing stresses them out.
Kitty Felde is host.
Favorite Books from the Rocket Readers of Newport Beach, California:
The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
Unbroken - Laura Hillenbrand
The Boys in the boat - Daniel James Brown
Greenglass House - Kate Milford
Echo - Pam Munoz Ryan
Little Monsters - Kara Thomas
The Apothecary - Maile Meloy
A Spy Among Friends - Ben Macintyre and John le Carré
The Rangers Apprentice - John Flanagan
Favorite Books of Erin Entrada Kelly:
The One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate
Favorite Book of Kat Purgal:
A Time for Dancing - Davida Wills Hurwin