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Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key (Joey Pigza, #1)
This is a great book to give a person the perspective of a child with ADD. It is told in first person POV. At first, Joey doesn't know exactly what is ...more
Mar 11, 2008
Mar 10, 2008
Jack's Black Book
This is based very much on events that happened to Jack Gantos as a child. Jack, the main character, is in seventh grade while narrating the story. Hi ...more
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Nov 29, 2008
Little Klein
Everyone seems to love this book, judging from the other reviews. And Lisa loves it, so I think maybe I just don't understand boys! It was cute, but I ...more
Jul 03, 2009
Jul 03, 2009
Ellie McDoodle: New Kid in School
cute. Ellie moves to a new school in a new place and is worried about fitting in, making friends, and just knowing the ropes of the school in general. ...more
Feb 11, 2009
Feb 11, 2009
This book was ... different. I would probably put it in a middle school library collection, because I know there are kids who can relate,but it doesn' ...more
Feb 13, 2009
Feb 11, 2009
I am using this book to teach about the mystery genre (ooo.. imagine that, a book called Mystery) to my 5th and 6th graders.
Oct 17, 2009
Oct 19, 2009
Sammy the Seal
Remember reading this as a child, and I re-read it today. Good stuff.
Feb 11, 2009
Feb 11, 2009
first book for author... told entirely in couplets
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Nov 21, 2008
Gee Whiz! It's all About Pee
Hilarious book about the uses of pee throughout the ages.
Jan 27, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
Rickshaw Girl
This is a great quick read that's about 80 pages. The girl in it lives with her family in India where she laments that she is a girl and cannot help h ...more
Jul 14, 2009
Jul 21, 2008
Chasing Vermeer (Chasing Vermeer, #1)
GREAT book! Petra and Calder are two 6th grade kids who are loners. They both realize that they are a little weird, and that the other is a little (or ...more
Jul 13, 2009
Jul 21, 2008
Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country: Kids' Letters to President Obama
Cute and quick!
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 25, 2009
The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, #1)
This book was so cute! It focuses on 4 extremely gifted children who also happen to be orphans. They end up helping out on a dangerous mission with Mr ...more
Jul 02, 2009
Aug 24, 2008
The Name of This Book Is Secret (Secret, #1)
Cute mystery with a funny author.
Aug 12, 2009
Aug 07, 2009
The Book Thief
When I first started this book, I didnt like it that much. I thought maybe it was the hype.. so many people loved it and I had been looking forward to ...more
Aug 08, 2008
Mar 10, 2008
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4)
I really like this book, but it's a hard read in a way. Really heavy material. I even had bad dreams all night after I finished it, which is highly un ...more
May 2008
Mar 10, 2008
Ida B. . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
I almost gave this 5 stars. It was really really great. It is cute and seems light-hearted although it deals with serious issues. Told from Ida B's PO ...more
Aug 25, 2008
Aug 19, 2008
Love That Dog
a wonderful book written in poems from the point of view of a young kid in middle school who is asked to write peoems and doesnt realize for a long ti ...more
Jul 11, 2008
Jul 12, 2008
story of perseverence set in the 1860s in the north-eastern US. young girl is sent away from home to work in the factory and is split from her family. ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 10, 2008
Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #2)
Okay. It was funny, cute, all that, but just more of the same from the first one. I think kids will love it, but adults might get bored with it since ...more
Sep 07, 2008
Jun 30, 2008
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 (Ramona, #6)
i dont know why, but I just wasnt that into this book. It seemed kinda dated and simple.. might be good for kids, though. Easy read--read it in an hou ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Aug 28, 2008
The View from Saturday
Good book with several stories that come together. 4 sixth graders find friendship with each other in unusual ways.
Jan 10, 2009
Oct 22, 2008
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #1)
This book is so cute and funny. Nice little drawings and all "written" on notebook paper.
Jul 12, 2008
Jul 12, 2008
The Arrival
wordless picture book for older readers about immigration and confusion in a new world
Jun 18, 2008
Jun 18, 2008
Princess Academy
love it!
Aug 12, 2008
Aug 18, 2008
Alphabet Juice: The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Letters, Words, and Combinations Thereof; Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts, Tinctures, Tonics, and Essences; With Examples of Their Usage Foul and Savory
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Oct 25, 2008
The Planet of Junior Brown
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Jun 25, 2008
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
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Apr 01, 2008
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
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Jul 05, 2008
Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
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Jul 05, 2008
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