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Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
Started: February 25, 2011
Finished: March 7, 2011
Format: Checked out from my library
Goal: 6 of 25

This is one of those "buzz" books that I kept hearing and reading about; it's on the Texas Bluebonnet List for next year, and I'm sure it will be nominated and WIN numerous awards--maybe even the Newbery.This book lives up to the hype. Out of My Mind should be required reading for all of humanity--and I mean that with all of my heart.

While you roll your eyes and think "She loves everything she reads," I admit that you are right. If you've been following my blog then you might have noticed that I like to gush about the books that I read. I'm in the book-picking business (that's why they pay me the big bucks): I know what I like and that's what I read.

But this book is a different breed. It goes beyond "excellent" into the "soul-touching, life-changing" category (there I go again...gush, gush, gush…