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Scar Island
4.02
really liked it
I really enjoyed the characters in this book. It has good action and the end has a good twist. I liked this author's first two books better, The Hones ...more
Jan 08, 2017
Jan 08, 2017
 
Dare To Dream!: 25 Extraordinary Lives
3.70
really liked it
This is an interesting book of short biographical sketches of 25 people who overcame obstacles to reach their dreams. I found it to be both inspiratio ...more
Mar 29, 2008
Mar 29, 2008
 
Spy Cat
4.07
it was amazing
Spy Cat by Peg Kehret is an adventure with the cat and the little boy being the ones to find the burglars who have been breaking into homes in the nei ...more
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
 
Finding Danny
4.20
it was amazing
This is a book about a young girl named Bree. Her parents are super busy so they decide to get her a dog to keep her company. She names the dog Danny ...more
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.53
it was amazing
I loved this book and especially enjoyed the dog visit at the end! I was sad when Ron and Harry weren’t speaking but loved how the friendship between ...more
Oct 12, 2015
Oct 12, 2015
 
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.55
really liked it
Continuing in the Harry Potter series with book 6, I read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling. This has several mysteries going on ...more
Nov 22, 2015
Nov 22, 2015
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
4.54
it was amazing
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling is the third book of this series and another enjoyable fun read! In this book, there are sur ...more
Jul 13, 2015
Jul 13, 2015
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.45
it was amazing
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling is a fun read! This is the first book of a long series that I finally decided to read because s ...more
May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015
 
Train I Ride
4.25
it was amazing
Every so often I need a book that I can relax with that doesn't have somebody getting hurt or killed so I read this book. Rydr is a great character wh ...more
Feb 18, 2017
Feb 18, 2017
 
Planet of the Dogs (Planet of the Dogs, #1)
4.44
really liked it
Planet of the Dogs by Robert J. McCarty is a delightful book for children with some drawings included.  It is a tale that takes place long before any ...more
Oct 21, 2010
Oct 23, 2010
 
Snow Valley Heroes a Christmas Tale (Planet of the Dogs #3)
4.64
really liked it
If you are looking for a children’s story with adventure about dogs that actually has an interesting plot, Snow Valley Heroes—A Christmas Tale (Planet ...more
Oct 06, 2010
Oct 23, 2010
 
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
3.62
really liked it
Kimberly Willis Holt was thirteen when she saw the “Fattest boy in the World” at the Louisiana State Fair. This memory gave her the idea for When Zach ...more
Sep 13, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
 
Pax
4.05
it was amazing
PAX by Sara Pennypacker is told from two points of view: Pax, a fox and a young boy named Peter. Peter's father is going off to war and decides that i ...more
Feb 16, 2016
Feb 16, 2016
 
Castle in the Mist (Planet of the Dogs #2)
4.62
liked it
Castle In The Mist by Robert J. McCarty is the second book in his “Planet Of The Dogs” series. Stone City has been at peace and prospered for a year s ...more
Oct 26, 2010
Oct 27, 2010
 
The Honest Truth
4.24
it was amazing
This is about a young boy, Mark who runs away with his dog Beau. Why does he run away? His best friend knows the secret but she will not tell. This ch ...more
Feb 22, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
 
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
4.10
it was amazing
Memoirs of an imaginary friend by Matthew Dicks is told by Budo, the imaginary friend of a special needs boy named Max. I thought this book was fantas ...more
Sep 27, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
 
Almost Home
4.23
it was amazing
First off, Almost Home by Joan Bauer is not a dog book in spite of the cover. It is a very good children's book about a young teen girl, Sugar Mae Col ...more
Dec 21, 2012
Dec 22, 2012
 
Where the Red Fern Grows
4.05
liked it
I have mixed feelings about this book because I like all animals so felt a little sorry for the poor raccoons who got hunted down by the boy and his d ...more
Aug 26, 2015
Aug 26, 2015
 
Buddy
4.32
it was amazing
"Buddy" by M. H. Herlong is a real good story about a boy and his dog. The boy is 13 and always wanted a dog. On the way to church, their dad hit a do ...more
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 08, 2012
 
Rain Reign
4.21
it was amazing
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin is a story told by a young girl named Rose. Rose loves homonyms which you will learn all about if you read this book. She ...more
Oct 14, 2014
Oct 14, 2014
 
The Silver Donkey
3.77
it was amazing
The Silver Donkey by Sonya Hartnett with illustrations by Don Powers is juvenile historical fiction about two young girls who befriend a soldier they ...more
Jun 04, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
 
The One and Only Ivan
4.25
it was amazing
I really enjoyed The One And Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate even though it is children’s fiction. It is based on a true story about Ivan, a Silverba ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
 
Daisy and Josephine
2.91
it was amazing
We both enjoyed this short children's book with illustrations by Julia Kuo. It is about a lonely little girl who loves her dad and travels around with ...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
Some Kind of Courage
4.39
it was amazing
Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart is a gripping story about a boy who goes on his own to track down his horse that was sold without his knowledge ...more
Feb 02, 2016
Feb 02, 2016
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.47
it was amazing
This book is full of action, adventure, revenge, mystery, fun and humor. As with the others, I enjoyed this one too. Hermione and Ron both have big pa ...more
Nov 07, 2015
Nov 07, 2015
 
Rescue Josh McGuire
3.91
really liked it
This is a story about adventure and protecting a bear cub that I'm glad I didn't pass up although it's a book for kids. Josh flees to the mountains wi ...more
Apr 15, 2009
Apr 15, 2009
 
Wonder
4.45
really liked it
This is an emotional read that includes perspectives from several different characters. Themes in this are bullying, friendship and family. This book ...more
Jan 03, 2018
Jan 03, 2018
 
The Stranger Next Door
4.04
it was amazing
The Stranger Next Door by Peg Kehret and Pete the Cat is actually better than I expected. Although the author's cat helped write parts of this book, i ...more
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 11, 2012
 
Stranded
3.87
it was amazing
Stranded by Ben Mikaelsen is a young adult fiction book about a Jr. High girl who has lost her foot in an accident and finally gets accepted at school ...more
Nov 19, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
 
The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot, #1)
4.09
it was amazing
Okay, I get that this is a children's book, but I will tell you that I think any age would enjoy this book. The way the robot and the animals got alon ...more
May 08, 2016
May 08, 2016
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