Reader: Katie J.
Title: Winger (Winger #1)
Author: Andrew Smith
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Pub Date: 05/14/13
Top 25: Yes
Convince us to read the book: Ok, this book was good. I literally cannot believe that it is this good. The end is pretty sad, but that is what makes it good. I know that sounds weird but it's true.
Memorable or Forgettable: It was memorable for me because even though the book was told from a boy's point of view, I felt like I could relate.
Cover: I think that the cover was pretty good. it could have been better, but it still worked.
Age Range: 12 through 18 and up
Quality: 5Q Hard to imagine a better book
Popularity: 4P Broad general teen appeal
Annotation: Ryan Dean is a super smart 14 year old who is a junior. He gets moved to O-Hall at his boarding school. Then some crazy stuff happens.
tags: contemporary fiction / realistic fiction / coming of age / sports / boarding school story / humor / ya lit