Sunday, April 15, 2012

Dying Photo by Alan Gibbons-ESSENTIAL

Gibbons, Alan, Dying Photo.Stoke Books, 2012. Pgs. 56. Language: G, Violence: PG-13, Sexual Content: G

When a man appears in town with a camera, people start disappearing, including Jimmy’s mom and dad. Time and people are running out. Can Jimmy figure out how the camera and the people’s disappearances are linked? Who is the man with the camera?

Written with the spirit of Twilight Zone in mind, this book is the perfect horror novel for your reluctant readers. The suspense is intense and gripping. The plot is not real complex and easy to follow for reluctant readers. Specifically designed with dyslexia and other reading disabilities in mind, this book is the perfect addition to any library’s collection. MS, HS. ESSENTIAL. Reviewer: Jessica Moody, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.

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