An Unnameable Celebration!

October 2nd, 2008 • Kate

So this week marks the official publication of Ellen Booraem’s debut middle grade novel The Unnameables (she of the starred review from Kirkus and Junior Library Guild Selection). And if you check out this neat book trailer, you’ll see that in the world of The Unnameables, each person on Island is named for what they do. So, I thought we could have a little fun today.
If you lived on Island, what would your name be? I’d be Kate Reader. Or Kate Shopper. So have at it! And if someone else grabs your name and you’re not actually related to them, get creative!

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8 Responses to “An Unnameable Celebration!”

  1. dust Says:

    Grats to Ellen Writer! Grats to Kate Optimist!
    Love, De Dreamer 🙂

  2. Trish Says:

    I would be Trish Slacker.

  3. Josie Bloss Says:

    Hmm…probably Josie Procrastinator. Is that a job?

  4. jeanoram Says:

    Unnameables is a great book! I really enjoyed it.
    Me? I'd be Jean Of A Thousand Jobs

  5. Kiersten Says:

    Oh, gosh, I already have that name.
    Mama!

  6. Carrie Harris Says:

    I'd probably be Carrie Amuses-Herself. Sad but all too true.

  7. Ellen Booraem Says:

    I like "Ellen Writer"–much more sensible vowel combinations than the real…er,the Mainland version.
    Thanks for the nod, Kate!
    Ellen Booraem

  8. Julia Says:

    What fun! I would be Julia Too Many Pets or Julia Nose-in-Book – but, for now I need to be Julia Writer!