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When I Crossed No-Bob
3.80
it was amazing
This book is beautifully written but it is a hard one to read because of the experiences that the main character goes through. Addy is from the O'Donn ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 05, 2008
 
On the Wings of Heroes
3.91
it was amazing
I don't read a lot of Richard Peck books and I'm not a big historical fiction person. But I really liked this book. Davy Bowman is growing up during W ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 09, 2007
 
Feathers
3.64
really liked it
This book takes place in the 1970s although the time period doesn't play a huge role in the story. The book starts with an Emily Dickinson poem and re ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 12, 2008
 
Kickoff!
4.02
liked it
Okay, first of all I love Tiki and Ronde Barber. They are great sportsmen and seem to be good guys. Tiki used to play for the Giants and now works for ...more
Dec 2007
Jan 01, 2008
 
Sallie Gal And The Wall-a-kee Man
3.77
really liked it
This book takes place during the Vietnam War although the war doesn't play much in the story except to explain why her father isn't home and money is ...more
Dec 2007
Jan 01, 2008
 
Leepike Ridge
3.96
really liked it
Thomas Hammond ends up on an adventure when he gets mad at his mom (who's going to marry his teacher) and decides to travel down the stream on a raft ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 14, 2007
 
Sparrow Girl
4.06
really liked it
This book illustrates the interconnectedness of nature and is a fictional account of what happened when Chairman Mao Tse-TUng declared war on sparrows ...more
Mar 06, 2009
Mar 06, 2009
 
Sports Illustrated Kids All Access: Your Pass to Behind the Scenes Photos of Athletes, Locker Rooms, and More
4.82
it was amazing
Thanks to Cheryl for recommending this book to me. Why this book is awesome: When you open the book, the first page spread is of the Red Wings. There' ...more
Nov 06, 2010
Nov 06, 2010
 
Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze
3.86
it was amazing
Alan Silberberg, who wrote Pond Scum, has a new book and it is my favorite book of the year. It's funny, it's real, and it's heartbreaking. Milo is in ...more
Oct 12, 2010
Oct 12, 2010
 
My Rotten Life (Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie, #1)
3.63
it was amazing
Great book on CD. Two narrators, one for the female voices and one for the male voices. Loved this story (which I'm sure is just the first in a series ...more
Nov 18, 2009
Nov 14, 2009
 
Fuzzy Mud
3.80
liked it
I'm still not completely sure how I feel about Fuzzy Mud. I went in with the wrong expectations thinking it's a Louis Sachar book and would be more li ...more
Mar 07, 2016
Mar 16, 2016
 
When You Reach Me
4.07
really liked it
Not the typical Newbery fair but really interesting. Miranda is in sixth grade and her best friend Sal has stopped wanting to hang out with her. Miran ...more
May 09, 2010
May 08, 2010
 
Just Grace Goes Green (Just Grace, #4)
3.97
liked it
Just Grace's teacher is very excited about conservation and asks the class to work on projects to help save the planet. At the same time Grace's best ...more
Mar 29, 2009
Mar 29, 2009
 
Villain's Lair (The Gecko and Sticky, #1)
3.69
liked it
Dave and his talking Gecko Sticky are trying to get an artifact from the evil Damien Black. They enter his creepy home looking for special ingots that ...more
Aug 14, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
Stonewall Hinkleman and the Battle of Bull Run
3.90
really liked it
Stonewell Hinkleman is being dragged again to another weekend Civil War reenactment by his parents. He finds the whole thing boring and incredibly emb ...more
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
Into the Wild (Into the Wild, #1)
3.70
really liked it
Julie's life is far from normal. Her mom is Rapunzel and her mom's best friend is Cinderella. The "wild" lives under her bed and if anyone makes a wis ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 14, 2007
 
Hot Hand
3.87
it was amazing
I loved this book. I love sports but in general find a lot of sports books to be boring. This book, though, was great. It's a fast read. I read it in ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 09, 2008
 
Masterpiece
3.91
really liked it
Marvin is a beetle who lives in the Pompaday's apartment with his family. One day he decides to give James, the Pompadays' son, a birthday present, a ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom (Frankie Pickle, #1)
3.97
really liked it
This book is great for 3rd/4th graders. A mix of comic book superhero imagination and realistic fiction chapter book. Frankie has a great imagination ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
 
The Challenge (Steel Trapp, #1)
3.85
really liked it
Steel Trapp is taking the train to his science competition. While at a train stop he sees a woman leave her briefcase at the station. When he tries to ...more
Apr 20, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
 
Mudshark
3.43
really liked it
Mudshark solves everyone's mysteries at school using his super observation powers. But can he figure out why all the erasers are missing and why the s ...more
Jun 08, 2009
Jun 08, 2009
 
Nightmare at the Book Fair
3.55
really liked it
Not my favorite Gutman book but still a good one. Trip hits his head at the school library and when he wakes up he is in an ever changing nightmare. E ...more
Jan 07, 2009
Jan 07, 2009
 
Savvy (Savvy, #1)
3.96
really liked it
Mib's is turning 13 and is about to find out what her savvy is (her special gift) but everything spins out of control when her father is in a car acci ...more
Nov 30, 2008
Nov 30, 2008
 
Prince of Underwhere
3.55
really liked it
Okay so the writing isn't great but the idea of the book will appeal to a lot of boys and I'll be booktalking this come SRC time. Zeke has a lot of cr ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 26, 2008
 
The Ring of Rocamadour (The Red Blazer Girls, #1)
3.77
really liked it
An interesting mystery that The Red Blazer Girls (girls from Catholic school) try to solve using different math concepts and paper clues. A little rom ...more
Jun 14, 2009
Jun 14, 2009
 
Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree
3.81
it was amazing
Emma-Jean Lazarus is one of those people who is very smart intellectually but socially she is out of touch with her classmates. Her father who passed ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 26, 2008
 
Sound Off! (Adventures of Daniel Boom AKA Loud Boy #1)
3.93
really liked it
A hospital is struck by purple lightning and the kids born during that event have special powers. Daniel Boom is one of them. His special power is tha ...more
Feb 22, 2009
Feb 22, 2009
 
The Silver Horse Switch (Horse Crazy, #1)
3.78
liked it
I think that horse-lovers who are always looking for a new horse series will like this book but am not sure if it will have an audience for others. It ...more
May 15, 2009
May 15, 2009
 
Found (The Missing, #1)
3.97
really liked it
The story starts thirteen years in the past when a mysterious plan appears at an airport and when people look inside, they find a baby in each seat wi ...more
May 19, 2008
Apr 18, 2008
 
The Curse of the Ancient Mask and Other Case Files (Saxby Smart, Private Detective, #1)
3.70
it was amazing
Saxby Smart solves three mysteries in this book. This is a great book for 3rd/4th graders. Saxby solves mysteries for his friends. What's great about ...more
Aug 12, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
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