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Turbo Racers Trailblazers

Turbo Racers Trailblazers

Eathan Chen, 11, Valley Stream

June 13, 2019


Filed under Books, Long Island

"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


Filed under Books, Long Island

“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...

Breakthrough

Breakthrough

Giada Simone, 10, Valley Stream

June 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Long Island

The movie “Breakthrough” directed by Roxann Dawson and produced by DeVon Franklin is a very sad movie based on a true story. I loved the movie and I would see it again!! I would recommend this movie to someone who doesn’t mind crying, and who likes a movie that is full of suspense. For example, ...

Wild Rescuers: Escape to the Mesa

Wild Rescuers: Escape to the Mesa

Zoë Weiner, 10, Valley Stream

June 11, 2019


Filed under Books, Long Island

     “ 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


Filed under Books, Long Island

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


Filed under Books, Long Island

“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


Filed under Books, Long Island

“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


Filed under Books, Long Island, Showcase

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


Filed under Books, Long Island

“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


Filed under Books, Long Island

“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...

Love Sugar Magic: A Sprinkle of Spirits

Love Sugar Magic: A Sprinkle of Spirits

Nina Munafo, 10, Valley Stream

April 9, 2019


Filed under Books, Long Island

       “Love Sugar Magic: A Sprinkle of Spirits” by Anna Meriano, is about a young girl named Leonora [Leo for short] who was born into a family of brujas. One morning her friend Caroline comes to her family's bakery, but Leo’s four older sisters tried to hide their family magic from he...

How To Train Your Dragon 3, The Hidden World

How To Train Your Dragon 3, The Hidden World

Zoë Weiner, 9, Valley Stream

April 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Long Island

How To Train Your Dragon 3, The Hidden World is an awesome movie. It has lots of action, comedy, a bit of romance, and of course, dragons! In the beginning, Berk is a colorful village where Vikings and dragons alike thrive in harmony. But not everyone feels that way. When new and more dangerous foes...

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