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Mouse Heart

Mouse Heart

Amarie Walker, 10, Rochester

March 3, 2015


Filed under Books, Western New York

I finished reading an awesome book called Mouse Heart. Mouse heart is about a mouse named Hopper who escaped from his pet store and in the process lost his most beloved treasures, his family. Now he has met Zucker who shows him a secrect wall thats special to the mice, that ended up as a result of...

Jackpot

Jackpot

Jennifer Doyle, 12, Valley Stream

February 23, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

I would recommend "Jackpot" by Gordon Korman to people who like a mystery. The book is about how Griffin Bing, The Man With The Plan, leaves his friends because of the new guy Victor. Griffin becomes partners with Darren Vader his enemy for his new plan Operation Jackpot. Victor has his own plan too...

Dolphin Tale Two: Book Review

Dolphin Tale Two: Book Review

Alyssa Walter, 10, Rochester

February 11, 2015


Filed under Books, Western New York

The book Dolphin Tale Two is a very kid friendly book about a dolphin named Winter. Winter is a female bottlenose who has no tail. Because she is a female bottlenose dolphin, Winter needs to be paired with another female bottlenose. Winter is paired with a very old dolphin, named Panama. Whe...

The Swap

The Swap

Julia Valdez, 10, Valley Stream

February 2, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

In The Swap, by Megan Shull, Jack Malloy is a hardcore hockey player whose only dream is to go to college and sign an NHL contract. He has three older brothers, Stryker, Gunner, and Jett who live and breathe hockey. They have a father,” The Captain,” who makes their home into a military training...

Honey

Honey

Raquel Henao, 10, Valley Stream

February 2, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

The book Honey by Sarah Weeks is a very interesting book. Melody and her father have been living without a mother in the house. When Melody keeps on hearing her father say, “honey” she starts to think he has been seeing someone. Melody’s friend Nick helps out to find the mystery person. Teeny, o...

The Meaning Of Maggie

The Meaning Of Maggie

Angelina Klimbach-Monti, 10, Rochester

February 2, 2015


Filed under Books

I just finished reading "The Meaning of Maggie," by Megan Jean Soven. I loved it!!!! "The Meaning of Maggie" is about a girl who loves school and is very smart. Her dad has a disease that caused his legs and arms to fall asleep permanently. She has two older sisters, Layla and Tiffany. Tiffany is...

Creature Keepers: Really good, but not perfect, read

Creature Keepers: Really good, but not perfect, read

Sameer Singh, 10, Valley Stream

January 30, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

Creature Keepers: And the Hijacked Hydro-Hide was one of the best books I have read, and I read a lot of books. I would highly recommend it to all kids. No matter how young or old they are, everyone would enjoy the exciting plot and the kick of humor this book would give. Peter Nelson & Rohitash Rao...

Scholastic Book of World Records 2015

Scholastic Book of World Records 2015

Jackson Morton, 9, Valley Stream

January 26, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

What’s the biggest cephalopod? Who’s the highest- paid TV actor? What quarterback has the most passing yards? You’ll find the answers to those questions and many more in The Scholastic Book of World Records 2015. This book offers over 300 insane records on Sports, Pop Culture, Money, Science an...

Balance Keepers: The Fires of Calderon

Balance Keepers: The Fires of Calderon

Adrian Sierzega, 11, Valley Stream

January 20, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

Are you interested in fantasy? Action? Adventure? If so, you have to get your hands on this book. Eleven year-old Albert Flynn has been sent on a mission to send a letter for his dad. Albert doesn’t know it yet but he has to send a letter to the underworld that will make him a balance keeper. For...

Zombie Chasers Is Crawling With Excitement

Zombie Chasers Is Crawling With Excitement

Ivan Hostiuk, 9, Valley Stream

January 15, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

Zombie Chasers: Nothing Left To Ooze by Jack Kloepfer is a great book about a group of people who are trying to save the world. The antidote for being a zombie caused people to re-zombify into zombies. The people fighting the zombies have to track down the sister of the person who knew how to make ...

Ranger In Time: Rescue On The Oregon Trail

Ranger In Time: Rescue On The Oregon Trail

Nicholas Parisi, 10, Valley Stream

January 15, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

Ranger In Time Rescue On The Oregon Trail is an amazing book that I would recommend for both kids and adults. Ranger is a time traveling dog who goes to the 1800’s on the Oregon Trail. Sam’s family, including Ma, Pa, Liz, Amelia, Isaac and the newest member Ranger, have a tough time on the Trail . ...

Confessions of a So Called Middle Child

Confessions of a So Called Middle Child

Caraline Scanlon, 9, Valley Stream

January 13, 2015


Filed under Books, Long Island

Maria T. Lennons book, Confessions of a So Called Middle Child is a book for people who love a great laugh out loud book! I would most definitely recommend this book because it’s very funny and sometimes you can even relate to it. The theme of the story is about friends. Confessions of a So Call...

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