Monday, January 24, 2011
Num8ers is exciting and fast paced. Jem was orphaned when she was eleven. Born with the ability to see numbers in people's eyes, she realizes that those numbers predict the date of their death. Jem isolates herself so that she doesn't have to see everyone's date of doom. But then, she meets Spider. He is odd and a misfit, just like her. This book will keep you turning the pages and wondering if fate can be altered.
Num8ers is on the 2011 Tayshas Reading List and has won the following awards:
* Angus Book Award
* Oxfordshire Book Award
* Stockport Schools Book Award, Key Stage 4
* Hounslow Book Award
* Wandsworth Fabulous Book Award 2010