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Time Tracers The Stolen Summers

Time Tracers The Stolen Summers

Brian Cole, 10, Valley Stream

December 18, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

 “Time Tracers The Stolen Summers” by Annabeth Bondor-Stone & Connor White is about a boy named Taj and his summer vacation. On their last day of school, the three friends Taj, Lucas, and Jen are waiting for school to end. They tell each other about their summer vacation plans. The...

The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings

The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings

Matthew Alexandre, 10, Valley Stream

December 18, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

“The Lost Books:The Scroll of Kings,” by Sarah Prineas, in my opinion is a good book but the way the author wrote the book is kind of confusing for the ages recommended. If Sarah Prineas made the book a little more predictable then the reader would not have as much of a hard time reading “The L...

Following Baxter

Following Baxter

Casey Morton, 10, Valley Stream

December 18, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

“Following Baxter,”  by Barbara Kelly, is a mystery book. “Following Baxter,” is a page turner about a dog named Baxter and a girl named Jordie. Jordie’s parents are divorced and her dad lives in her garage. Jordie,and her family have a new neighbor, Professor Reese. Professor Reese is holdi...

Leopard Gecko Care

Leopard Gecko Care

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 10, William L Buck

December 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

 This summer I got two leopard geckos, Venus, a girl, Jupiter, boy. Leopard geckos are easy to care for once you understand their needs. To decide what size tank your leopard gecko needs, you need to decide how many geckos you want. For one gecko, 10-20 gallons is sufficient, so that means for tw...

Croatia and Germany

Croatia and Germany

Casey Morton, 10, Valley Stream

December 18, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

 Europe is a beautiful place filled with amazing sites to see and alluring places to visit. I went to Europe over the summer with my family. We went to Croatia and Germany. In Germany we went to about seven parks and to castles. One castle was owned by the Sun King. He was a very wealthy man and he...

A Trip to Niagara Falls

A Trip to Niagara Falls

Avani Prabhudesai, 10, Valley stream

December 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

I recently took a trip to the most known waterfall around the world, the one with about 14 to 20 million visitors each year, and, trust me it was amazing! It is the waterfall with the largest volume of water traveling through it: Niagara Falls! The Falls have many entertaining activities for you to do, for e...

Zach King: The Magical Mix-up

Zach King: The Magical Mix-up

Micaela Viscarra, 10, Valley Stream

December 18, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

In the book, “Zach King: The Magical Mix-up”, by magician Zach King, we find out right away that Zach, the young character in the book, broke his magical item that allowed him to perform magic. He’s bummed out because he missed doing magic. His whole family still had their magic items. Zach...

The Land of Yesterday

The Land of Yesterday

Gwen Smith, 10, Valley Stream

December 13, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

The book, “The Land Of Yesterday,” by K.A. Reynolds is about Cecelia and her brother, Celadon. One day, Cecelia decides to go surfing on her staircase railing. She breaks the railing and promises her house, Widdendream that if it doesn’t fix itself, she will. But, she forgets. Her brothe...

Funny Kid: Stand Up!

Funny Kid: Stand Up!

Ryan Cheng, 10, Valley Stream

December 7, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

"Funny Kid Stand Up" is a hilarious book by Matt Stanton, and the second in the "Funny Kid" series. If you haven't yet, check out my first review on the first "Funny Kid" book, for president, where he runs for president. Now, Max, (the main character) decides to play a prank on their new teacher...

Amelia Bedelia Digs In

Amelia Bedelia Digs In

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 10, Valley Stream

November 4, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

"Amelia Bedelia Digs In,"  by Herman Perish,  is an awesome adventure book!   "Amelia Bedelia" is a funny series. Amelia makes me laugh when, when she takes idioms seriously.  She also has a dog named Finally. In  "Amelia Bedelia Digs In"   Amelia visits her cousin, Jason, her Aunt Mary and...

Home Depot

Home Depot

Patrick Biondolillo, 11, Valley Stream

September 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

Do you like creating things? Do you enjoy using wood, nails, screws, and paint? If you do, I would 100% recommend signing up for a Home Depot Kids’ DIY Workshop activity. Your parent is able to register you for a workshop online. At these activities, they give you materials and instructions. You are...

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: The Wall of Fame Game

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: The Wall of Fame Game

Micaela Viscarra, 10, Valley Stream

September 4, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

“The Magnificent Mya Tibbs:The Wall of Fame Game” by Crystal Allen is a story about a girl named Mya with two big problems. In the beginning, Her family is about to go to an open house at her school. Mya is all ready with her cowgirl boots, outfit, and hat. She is walking into her living room so...

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