Nancy Pearl is back on NPR with a list of books with Great Opening Lines to Hook Young Readers.
The books included are
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson.
Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Lee.
Ragweed by Avi.
Fear by M.T. Anderson
Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes
Make sure you listen to the clip, because Nancy’s enthusiasm will completely sell you on the titles.