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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32
3.56
liked it
I'm not sure how I missed this during my "Little House" years but I would have enjoyed this diary.

It's a good book, if a bit dull. The 'author' is a
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Sep 02, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
The Riotous Rocket Ship Robbery (St Viper's School for Super Villains, #1)
3.97
liked it
I think supervillains are better than superheroes. (For the record, GoodReads does not agree as "superheroes" is accepted but "supervillains" gets the ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
 
The Candy Shop War (The Candy Shop War, #1)
4.03
it was ok
I'm disappointed in this book. It had such potential - magicians, old magic, candy with secret powers. In the actual story, though, there are ideas th ...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
Cooking on Nineteenth-Century Whaling Ships
4.00
liked it
I was helping my daughter find a book in the kid's nonfiction section and stumbled across this series of books. Thinking they might be interesting sou ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
 
Ecocrafts:Dream Bedroom: Use recycled materials to make cool crafts
3.25
it was ok
My daughter, who is 8, loved this book. Because of that, I'm bumping my 1 to a 2.

This is a cute craft book and it has fun (if time-consuming) project
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Oct 05, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
 
Peace, Love and Cupcakes (The Cupcake Club, #1)
4.15
really liked it
Adorable story that is a nice read for girls in 3rd or 4th grade. The characters are notably "not popular" and they realize that it doesn't matter. It ...more
Mar 27, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
 
California Gold Rush Cooking
4.00
liked it
I was helping my daughter find a book in the kid's nonfiction section and stumbled across this series of books. Thinking they might be interesting sou ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
 
Nineteenth Century Lumber Camp Cooking
3.00
liked it
I was helping my daughter find a book in the kid's nonfiction section and stumbled across this series of books. Thinking they might be interesting sou ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
 
On the Day I Died: Stories from the Grave
3.67
it was ok
The book wasn't bad and would have probably been better if read instead of listened to. The transitions between voices was too distinct and it pulls t ...more
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
 
The Big Bank Burglary
4.21
really liked it
It's always nice when a sequel outshines the original - it shows that the series is worth following.

I was not a fan of Demon Kid in the first book, an
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Mar 19, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
 
Super snacks: Seasonal sugarless snacks for young children : no sugar, no honey, no artificial sweeteners
3.00
liked it
If you have ever homeschooled and are familiar with homemade, handwritten, photocopied guides or plans that have been handed down from homeschoolers w ...more
May 26, 2014
May 26, 2014
 
The Emerald Atlas (The Books of Beginning, #1)
3.92
liked it
This book hovers between 2 and 3 stars for me. I liked the basic idea - the atlas, the orphans, the magician...it had the elements of a good read-alou ...more
Jul 05, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
 
The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, #1)
4.01
liked it
It's probably unfortunate that I discovered this book shortly after the TV series "Grimm" began. I enjoy the show and was startled to find that this b ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Oct 14, 2011
 
Medikidz Explain ADHD
3.29
liked it
I would give this book 2 stars; my son with ADHD gives it 3. The Medikidz and their Mediland are a little too...weird? stereotypical? creepy? for me b ...more
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
 
I Can't Sit Still!: Living with ADHD
3.94
liked it
Good book for explaining ADHD to young kids. Gives examples of behaviors that may cause difficulty at home or school and gives examples of ways to bre ...more
Mar 02, 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
Box Set #1: Winning Sarah's Heart: Episodes 1 - 5
4.15
really liked it
I can't imagine a sixth boy reading a book like this, but it seems well-written for that audience. Phrases, behaviors, decisions...even the second gue ...more
Feb 04, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
Glasses for the Brain
4.00
really liked it
My son has ADHD and has been struggling with a sense of feeling different than everyone else. This book does a good job at normalizing the diagnosis a ...more
Mar 02, 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
My First Sleepover
3.33
it was ok
Checked this out as a slumber party planner for DD8 and this is not the right book for that purpose. It's written for a very young age and it's more o ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
 
Cool Slumber Parties: Perfect Party Planning for Kids
2.33
it was ok
DD8 is planning a sleepover and this book was checked out to help her decide on games, activities, foods, etc. She's a planner and I was pleasantly su ...more
Oct 17, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
 
The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew, #1)
3.98
really liked it
My daughter and I have read the Clue Crew books and a few of the notebooks and we're finally starting on the original Nancy Drew! I love sharing this ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew, #2)
3.94
really liked it
My 7-year old daughter and I have been listening to Nancy Drew books for a few months - Clue Crew, Notebooks, etc. We're now working through the origi ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
 
Project Alpha (Voyagers, #1)
3.83
liked it
If Disney bought the movie rights to Terry Patchett's Long Earth and Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game and decided to combine them to make a Friday nigh ...more
Oct 03, 2015
Oct 03, 2015
 
Storybound (Storybound #1)
3.84
really liked it
I would have loved this book when I was a 10 year book geek. The very idea of jumping into a book and learning the behind-the-scenes lives of characte ...more
Oct 30, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
 
Fabulous Fashions of the 1990s
3.50
liked it
For a limited purpose, this book (and others in the series) have enough info to be helpful. I checked it out for my DD, who is hooked on fashion. It g ...more
Sep 2012
Aug 30, 2012
 
The Westing Game
4.03
really liked it
This book is from 1978 but I had not heard of it. In fact, I only picked this up because it was a featured book at the local library! When I logged th ...more
Aug 2011
Jul 26, 2011
 
The Sand Castle Mystery (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, #49)
3.81
really liked it
Fun, quick read and well-appreciated by my kids who like to hear something more light-hearted in the car on occasion. My daughter is 7 and likes Nancy ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Fourteenth Goldfish
3.87
it was amazing
Excellent middle school read. The main character, a 11-12 year old girl, is finding herself, learning about friendship, going to a first dance, balanc ...more
Oct 11, 2015
Oct 03, 2015
 
Space Case (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, #61)
3.72
liked it
I was a Nancy Drew fan as a child and I love being able to introduce a more modern version to my daughter. We listen to these together and she really ...more
Jul 18, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Darke Toad (Septimus Heap, #1.5)
3.99
it was ok
I love the Septimus Heap series. I'm even collecting the series in audiobook format (which, in my opinion, is the best way to enjoy the series). That ...more
Apr 23, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
The Zombie Chasers (The Zombie Chasers #1)
3.88
did not like it
Checked this book out for my son as it seemed to have several things he enjoys - humor, comics and zombies. I didn't even pass it along - just too hor ...more
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
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