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Black Panther

Black Panther

Bahrija Radoncic, 10, Valley Stream

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Long Island

Black Panther is an awesome movie for the whole family! It is humorous and action-packed. If you like adventure, you’ll definitely love Black Panther. Black Panther is about a man named T’Challa who’s father died. His father was the king of Wakanda. Now, T’Challa must follow in his father’s...

Action Presidents #1 and Action Presidents #2

Action Presidents #1 and Action Presidents #2

Sanjeev Singh, 9, Valley Stream,

April 10, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

  "Action Presidents#1" by Fred Van Lente was about the life of George Washington and  "Action Presidents#2"  is about the life of Abraham Lincoln. In "Action Presidents #1," George Washington’s dad sent him away from their plantation in Virginia to go to school in Great Britain. George Washington  ret...

Peter Rabbit Movie

Peter Rabbit Movie

Nicholas Simone, 10 Valley Stream

March 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Long Island

Peter Rabbit is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen. Even though it may be considered a children’s movie, adults will also enjoy the movie!!! There are some sad parts but for the most part the movie will have you laughing out loud. The beginning is a little sad, but it gives you an understanding...

The Book of Boy

The Book of Boy

Hannah Wallach, 11, Valley Stream

March 20, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

Rib Tooth Thumb Shin Dust Skull Tomb These are the most important words in all of “The Book of Boy.” This 273 page book by Catherine Gilbert Murdock is simply fantastic, although, it is not simple. A young child named Boy can talk to animals. He is a hunchback. When hi...

Water by Seymour Simon

Water by Seymour Simon

Gabriella Badolato, 10, Lynbrook

March 20, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

"Water," by Seymour Simon, is a terrific book because it teaches you a lot of information on water! Many people think water is just a simple drink, but that’s not even close to true. This wonderful fun-fact giving book shares fascinating knowledge about this magnificent substance called water. A...

“TBH, This Is SO Awkward”

“TBH, This Is SO Awkward”

Simar Bedi, 10, Valley Stream

March 13, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

“TBH, This Is SO Awkward” By Lisa Greenwald is a novel written in text messages. This book is about three girls named Cecily, Prianka, and Gabby, who are going into sixth grade, and having their first boy-girl party! A new girl, Victoria, keeps trying to become their friend by texting them and makin...

Horses

Horses

Patrick Biondolillo, 10, Valley Stream

February 27, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

     Are you interested in science? If you're one for animals, you’ll love “Horses,” by Seymour Simon. Seymour Simon is an award- winning science author, and this book may be small, but he can get you interested in anything.      The book explains the structure, breeds, evolution, and ...

Swimming With Manatees

Swimming With Manatees

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 9, Valley Stream

February 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

On my birthday I got to swim with manatees at Crystal River in Florida.! It was was a life changing experience! I wanted to stay there forever because the manatees were so cute!  I had to wake up at 6:00 a.m. There was a parade of manatees! They were so cute!! We saw a baby manatee. The manatees i...

Daniel Coldstar:The Relic War

Daniel Coldstar:The Relic War

Sanjeev Singh, 9, Valley Stream

February 6, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

"Daniel Coldstar:The Relic War," is about a boy named Daniel Coldstar who was brainwashed and was sent to a relic mine where he was forced to work for the humanoid races called the Overseers. He escapes with a rhino-like alien and finds a relic that gives him powers like a superhuman. He then esc...

Sisters of Glass

Sisters of Glass

Gwen Smith, 9, Valley Stream

February 6, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

"Sisters of Glass," by Naomi Cyprus, is a book about tawams. Tawams are twins. Nalah, one of the twins, lives in New Hadar and the other twin, Halan, lives in the Magi Kingdom. The way to get from one place to another is by saying a few words and writing symbols on a special mirror. Nalah is a Fifth Cl...

Bring Me the Head of Ivy Pocket Book 3

Bring Me the Head of Ivy Pocket Book 3

Naomi Castang, 9, Valley Stream

February 6, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island

 In "Bring Me The Head of Ivy Pocket” by Kaleb Krisp, Ivy Pocket is a half Prosparian from the land of Prospa, and half human girl from our world, who is always running from people. These aren’t normal people though. They are Miss Always, who is an evil Prosparian who has evil minions to hel...

Ryan Quinn and the Lion’s Claw

Ryan Quinn and the Lion’s Claw

Brian Cole, 9, Valley Stream

February 6, 2018


Filed under Books, Long Island, Showcase

“Ryan Quinn and the Lions Claw” by Ron McGee is a good book about a boy named Ryan. In the beginning of the book Ryan keeps on daydreaming about his parents and the ERC, an organization that focuses on helping people in different countries by protecting them from bad people and terrible consequences...

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