Five Books of Silence

Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konigsburg – Conner knows Branwell would never have hurt his baby sister, but to prove it he must find a way to get his now-mute best friend to speak again.

Sirena by Donna Jo Napoli – Sirena’s song can enchant any man, but she’d rather live alone in silence than lure someone to his death to win her own immortality.

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson – Ever since the horrible events at that end of summer party, Melinda has hesitated to talk to anyone–but some truths need to be spoken.

Hurt Go Happy by Ginny Rorby – Though she’s deaf, Joey has always accepted her mother’s insistence that she dismiss sign language–until she meets an eccentric neighbor and his chimpanzee companion.

Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock – There’s a lot of silence in D.J.’s family–and a lot of things left unsaid. Can D.J. find the courage to try to change that?


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