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Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
August 13, 2020

     “Where Were the Seven Ancient Wonders of the Ancient World?” by Yona Zeldis McDonough is a great informational read. It goes through each wonder with fascinating detail. The seven wonders,...

The Girl Who Captured the Sun

The Girl Who Captured the Sun
August 11, 2020

The Girl Who Captured the Sun, written by L.B. Anne, tells a story of Sheena Meyer, a young girl who is a gleamer. A gleamer can see angels and can have many different powers, such as healing. Sheena finds...

White Bird

White Bird
June 11, 2020

“White Bird” is an amazing book written by J. Palacio, who also wrote the New York Times best seller, “Wonder.” Now I’m sure everyone has at least heard of “Wonder,” the inspirational story...

Here in the Real World

Here in the Real World
May 18, 2020

Here in the Real World, written by Sara Pennypacker, is about a boy named Ware. Ware is a dreamer who loves the castles and knights of medieval times. He is never really active in the world; because he...

Max Tilt -Enter the Core

Max Tilt -Enter the Core
May 7, 2020

In “Max Tilt: Enter the Core,” the third edition of the Max Tilt series, things get even wilder! In this book, Max’s friend (that he thought he could trust), Bitsy Niemand, stole the vials of enchanted...

Jaclyn Hyde

Jaclyn Hyde
April 3, 2020

The book “Jaclyn Hyde” by Annebeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, is about a kind, young girl named Jaclyn Hyde who is a perfectionist.  One day Jaclyn was baking Grandma Hyde’s Chocolate Delights,...

She’s a Liar!

She's a Liar!
March 10, 2020

“She’s a Liar!” by Alison Cherry is quite an amazing book.  Abby Carrington, an incoming sixth grader, arrives at her new boarding school, Brookside Academy. Abby is shy and never really talks...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball
March 10, 2020

In the book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball" by Jeff Kinney, Greg, the main character, is the narrator of the book. He communicates to the reader by sharing his journal.  Greg's family has a family...

Not If I Can Help It

Not If I Can Help It
March 5, 2020

“Not If I Can Help It” by Carolyn Mackler is about a girl named Willa.  Willa lives with her dad and brother in an apartment, loves building LEGOs, loves gummy bears on her ice cream, and has an obsession...

The Whispering Wars

The Whispering Wars
February 11, 2020

In the book, “The Whispering Wars” by Jaclyn Moriarty, there are two narrators, Honey Bee, a rich girl from Brathelthwaite Boarding School and Finlay, an orphan boy from the Orphanage School. The town...

Wildfire

Wildfire
February 11, 2020

 “Wildfire” by Rodman Philbrick is about a boy named Sam, who is at a summer camp called “Camp Wabanaski.” One morning Sam woke up to the smell of smoke, the radio tuned in to Phat Freddie telling...

Tunnel of Bones

Tunnel of Bones
February 5, 2020

“Tunnel of Bones” by Victoria Schwab is a book about a girl named Cassidy and her ghost friend Jacob. Jacob, Cassidy and her family  go on a trip to Paris to explore famous haunted places to see if...

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