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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, Showcase

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...

Naomi Castang

Naomi Castang

December 17, 2018


Filed under Long Island, Staff Profile

Naomi Castang, Contributor, Long Island

Eathan Chen

Eathan Chen

December 17, 2018


Filed under Long Island, Staff Profile

Eathan Chen, Contributor, Long Island

Ryan Cheng

Ryan Cheng

December 15, 2018


Filed under Long Island, Staff Profile

Ryan Cheng, Contributor, Long Island

Brian Cole

Brian Cole

December 14, 2018


Filed under Long Island, Staff Profile

Brian Cole, Contributor, Long Island

Jeremy Dang

Jeremy Dang

December 13, 2018


Filed under Long Island, Staff Profile

Jeremy Dang, Contributor, Long Island

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...

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