The Ember Stone
A new children's series similar to Guardians of Ga'Hoole, but for younger readers. Cute illustrations, and I love anything with owls! My only problem with it is that Tag is described in the text as a barn owl, which he definitely isn't. Other than that, very cute and fun adventure book with more in the series to come.
Tag is an owl that dreams to be one of the owls of Valor. He wants to be able to fight f ...more
The Last Fierhawk: The Ember Stone is about a powerful vulture named Thorn is using dark magic to destroy the land of Perodia. Only the brightest magic in the magical Ember Stone can beat Thorn. Tag, a small owl who lived in Perodia, and his best ...more
This illustrated beginning chapter book from Scholastic’s Branches line will appeal to newly proficient readers on a second grade reading level who are looking to ...more
This is the first book in the series by Katrina Charman. I was pleasantly surprised at how this story drew me in. The book is a 2nd grade reading level and was written for the 1st-3rd grader. It's a suspenseful ...more
I read this in galley but even this was very inviting with dark well-defined text, short chapters and really outstanding illustrations by Jeremy Norton. Sentences are a bit longer and include short phrases and descriptions. Most of the vocabulary is easy to decode.
Will test this on 7-year-old reader next week.
Miss 3 and I like to explore different books and authors at the library, sometimes around particular topics or themes. We try to get different ones out every week or so; it's fun for both of us to have the variety and to look at a mix of new & favourite authors.