Young Voices of New York

Undercover Princess

Undercover Princess

Micaela Viscarra, 10, Valley Stream

July 2, 2019

The book, “Undercover Princess”, by Connie Glynn, is probably my favorite book of this month. It starts off telling the reader everything that we need to know so we don’t get confused. The main character’s name is Lottie Pumpkin. Her mom died, and her dying wish was for Lottie to get into R...

Zach King Mirror Magic

Zach King Mirror Magic

Naomi Castang, 10, Valley Stream

July 2, 2019

“Zack King Mirror Magic” by Zach King was about a kid named Zack. He lived his life like the mediocre child except his family had magical powers. He went to Horace Greeley Middle School every day, made friends and ate lasagna every day. Everyone thought the world would stay that way forever, but it d...

Just Jaime

Just Jaime

Giada Simone, 10, Valley Stream

July 2, 2019

The book, “Just Jaime” by Terri Libenson is a realistic fiction Graphic Novel. I enjoyed this book because it is interesting! I would recommend this book for someone who likes Graphic Novels and who like to or doesn't mind having a cliffhanger until the end of the book. It is the last day of ...

Turbo Racers Trailblazers

Turbo Racers Trailblazers

Eathan Chen, 11, Valley Stream

June 13, 2019

"Turbo Racers Trailblazers," by Austin Aslin is fun and entertaining. Mace Blazer is just spending time at the arcade TURBO simulator, but he doesn’t know what’s about to happen. He goes to the TURBO museum but the legendary Event Horizon isn’t there. Mace needs to see Event Horizon for h...

Shivers!: The Pirate Book You’ve Been Looking For

Shivers!: The Pirate Book You’ve Been Looking For

Brianna Ochoa, 10, Valley Stream

June 13, 2019

“Shivers!: The Pirate Book You’ve Been Looking For,” by  Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White is about a pirate named Shivers. From spiders to ghosts, Shivers is afraid of everything. Shivers has a partner named Albee the Fish. Albee and Shivers are best friends since shivers takes Albee on a...

Wild Rescuers: Escape to the Mesa

Wild Rescuers: Escape to the Mesa

Zoë Weiner, 10, Valley Stream

June 11, 2019

     “ Wild Rescuers: Escape to the Mesa” is a  fun-filled adventure book. It is about a girl named Stacy who lives with a pack of intelligent arctic wolves in the taiga, and often rescues animals with her pack. Everything is fine, until someone gets a picture of Wink, who is one of the wolv...

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs – Mya in the Middle

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs – Mya in the Middle

Olivia Castang, 9, Valley Stream

June 11, 2019

In the book, “The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Mya in the Middle" by Crystal Allen, Mya is experiencing some problems. At school she and her best friend made a newspaper business called the Texas Tarriditle. It got popular amongst the children and so Mya plans to put all of the other student’s  busines...

The Collectors

The Collectors

Brian Cole, 10, Valley Stream

May 14, 2019

“The Collectors” by Jacqueline West is an amazing book about a boy named Giovanni, but  most people just call him Van. In the beginning Van is sitting on a stone bench while his mother is trying on shoes. Van wasn’t like any other kid who gets bored after a while, because he has very keen eyesig...

Midnight in the Piazza

Midnight in the Piazza

Alicia Tritschler, 10, Valley Stream

May 14, 2019

“Midnight in the Piazza” by Tiffany Parks is a fun mystery book about a 13 year old named Beatrice who moved to Rome and is trying to solve a mystery about who stole the real bronze turtles.  By “real bronze” I mean in the middle of the night Beatrice saw someone take the bronze turtles and when s...

Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook #2 MVP Summer

Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook #2 MVP Summer

Sophia Singh, 10, Valley Stream

May 14, 2019

The book, “Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook #2 MVP Summer” by Iva-Marie Palmer is a realistic fiction book because it’s basically telling the reader what happens in a teenage or preteen girl’s daily life. I really enjoyed this book because it was very interesting and funny. I would recommend ...

UltraBall Lunar Blitz

UltraBall Lunar Blitz

Antonio Leo, 9, Valley Stream

May 14, 2019

“Ultra Ball Lunar Blitz” by Jeff Chen is a story that takes place on the moon.  Strike loves to play Ultra Ball for the Tihko Miners with his friends; Rock, Pickaxe and Nuggit. However, the Miners have a big problem that can cost them their playoff lives. Taiko Colony is one Colony of the 21 colonie...

Gone to Drift

Gone to Drift

Jia Ru Yang, 10, Valley Stream

April 30, 2019

“Gone to Drift” by Diana McCaulay is about a boy named Lloyd that lives in Kingston, Jamaica. He thinks that his grandfather, Maas Conrad, drifted out to sea. Conrad goes out to the sea and didn’t come back for a couple days and people think he died because people think a human can’t live that...

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