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Maybe He Just Likes You
4.53
it was amazing
I am writing this review as a parent, not a teacher. A parent of girls and a boy. This book needs to be in the hands of every single upper middle scho ...more
Oct 06, 2019
Jul 26, 2019
 
Metl: The ANGEL Weapon
4.68
really liked it
A middle grade science fiction book that will keep you hanging. Caden, a Nobody living in an orphanage, finds out that he is not like other 13 year ol ...more
Mar 16, 2019
Feb 22, 2019
 
Caterpillar Summer
4.46
it was amazing
Wonderful middle grade read about family, forgiveness, and love. Cat "Caterpillar" and her brother "Chicken" unexpectedly spend the summer with the gr ...more
Mar 28, 2019
Mar 03, 2019
 
Jagger Jones and the Mummy's Ankh
4.39
really liked it
I was lucky enough to receive an ARC from the publisher. This is my honest review.

This new middle grade adventure was fun to read! Brother and sister
...more
Jun 02, 2019
May 08, 2019
 
Wish
4.26
it was amazing
What a beautiful book of friendship and wishes. When Rabbit gets a wish, he doesn't know what to wish for so he asks his friends. They each tell him w ...more
Mar 11, 2019
Mar 03, 2019
 
Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus
4.45
it was amazing
Aven is back with her wit and humor! As she starts high school with 3,000 kids her strength and confidence is tested. Connor has moved and won’t be pa ...more
Mar 13, 2019
Jan 11, 2019
 
Extraordinary Birds
4.25
it was amazing
Extraordinary Birds is a story of 11 year old December who believes she is a bird learning to take flight bouncing from foster home to foster home. De ...more
not set
Mar 03, 2019
 
An Invisible Thread: Adapted for Young Readers
4.19
really liked it
According to a Chinese proverb, "An invisible thread connects those who are destined to meet..." The Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresni ...more
Feb 22, 2019
Feb 19, 2019
 
Circle
3.87
Mac Barnett's last book in the trilogy did not disappoint and as always Jon Klassen uses his illustration to add so much to the story. In this book, C ...more
not set
Feb 23, 2019
 
Be Kind: You Can Make the World a Happier Place! 125 Kind Things to Say & Do
4.44
really liked it
Be Kind by Naomi Shulman is an easy to read, easy to share book with any child of any age. The set up of the book lists 125 kind things ANYONE can do. ...more
not set
Feb 19, 2019
 
Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants (Questioneers Chapter Book, #2)
4.06
it was amazing
Ada Twist and her science mind are at it again! While Ada's curiosity grows about hot and liquid gases and their smells, she finds Rosie's Uncle Ned c ...more
Feb 19, 2019
not set
Feb 19, 2019
 
The Undefeated
4.78
it was amazing
I listened to Kwame himself read this book in person. It gave me goosebumps. Add it to your library. Now.
Apr 03, 2019
Apr 03, 2019
 
The Bridge Home
4.36
it was amazing
This book deserves all the love. It needs to be a Global Read Aloud.
Feb 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2018
 
The Flooded Earth
4.02
liked it
The Flooded Earth is more Young Adult than Middle Grade fiction novel and crosses many genre lines. Set 40 years after a flood devastated the earth, t ...more
Feb 14, 2019
not set
Feb 14, 2019
 
The Crossover
4.44
it was amazing
The graphic novel version of Kwame Alexander's book brings a different dimension to readers as you get to know Filthy and his twin JB. I loved the ill ...more
Sep 15, 2019
Sep 15, 2019
 
Keeping Faith
3.80
liked it
A little disappointed with this book, but it was still good. Faith, the main character is a little girl whose parents are going through a messy divorc ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
A Little Bit Different
3.76
it was amazing
This picture book would make a great addition to any library! It shows how it's Ok to be different. At first, one of the Poofers was being made fun of ...more
Sep 08, 2019
Sep 08, 2019
 
The Line Tender
4.31
really liked it
A beautiful and heart-wrenching book on grief, friendship, and family. (and sharks!) I loved it even more because it takes place locally to me on the ...more
Jul 14, 2019
May 09, 2019
 
Middlesex
4.00
liked it
I bought this book not knowing it was in Oprahs book club and was highly disappointed by it!! The main character was born a hermaphrodite and didn't k ...more
Aug 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
Forever
3.94
liked it
I could do without the gorey details, but the story behind this book was worth reading. A boy grows up in Ireland and watches his father and mother ge ...more
Jul 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
The Last Last-Day-of-Summer
3.76
really liked it
The Last Last-Day of Summer by Lamar Giles was a breath of fresh air. Cousins Otto and Sheed are legendary in their weird town. They wish for summer t ...more
Apr 02, 2019
Feb 17, 2019
 
Three Weeks With My Brother
4.02
it was amazing
You really have to have read most, if not all of his books to appreciate this one. He writes it as non-fiction, telling the story of how he spent 3 we ...more
Jul 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
The Guardian
4.15
it was amazing
I read this book after Three Weeks with My Brother because it was the only book I hadn't read by him and it was mentioned in Three Weeks. I appreciated both ...more
Aug 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
Chasing the Milky Way
4.03
it was amazing
Such an important book about mental illness of a parent, poverty, resilience. One of my top MG favorites.
Jul 20, 2019
Jul 19, 2019
 
The Alchemist
3.86
liked it
I was a little disappointed in this book. I thought it would be one of those books that inspires you to do great things...but it failed to do that for ...more
Jul 2007
Sep 21, 2007
 
Property of the Rebel Librarian
4.04
liked it
Loved the idea behind kids standing up for banned books! Grades 6+
Mar 04, 2019
Mar 04, 2019
 
For Every One
4.26
it was amazing
Short, sweet and full of great wisdom. Love Jason Reynolds
Feb 13, 2019
Feb 13, 2019
 
Owl Moon
4.21
it was amazing
Great for sensory details!
Nov 08, 2018
Nov 07, 2018
 
Internment
3.94
it was amazing
“But I know America is built on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And all those things have been ripped away from us, and I believe that ev ...more
May 09, 2019
Oct 12, 2018
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.66
it was amazing
Great book about twins born with one of them with downs syndrome...the story about the little girl that was adopted by the nurse that delivered her in ...more
Jun 2007
Sep 21, 2007
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