Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Play Romance Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) In Verona, two families are in a feud. At a Capulet party, Romeo Montague falls in love with Juliet Capulet. It is arranged and the two marry in secret, but during a street fight, Romeo is banned. In a desperate attempt to reunite, Juliet fakes her death, but the message fails to reach Romeo, and believing she is dead, … Read more
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Classic Historical Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Jane as a kid lived with her wealthy aunt. Many times she was accused of things she didn’t do. Soon after, her aunt didn’t want to take care of her. She sent Jane to a boarding school. The teachers were harsh and she got a bite of bread and a sip of water for almost every meal. She … Read more
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Classic Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) George and his best bud Lennie are migrant workers in California. Lennie isn’t always the brightest, however. Will they be able to reach their dream of owning a farm? Or will Lennie’s childish ways get in the way of that?
The Long Winter Little House #6 by Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) “The Long Winter” is about how Laura and her family survive the extra long winter without any trains because of the blizzards that occur almost without stopping. I liked this book because it was pretty interesting.
Little House on the Prairie Little House #2 by Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The book is about Laura and her family when they decide to move from the Big Woods in Wisconsin to the Indian Territory. It is about how they began their stay in the Indian Territory and what becomes of them. I liked the book because it was interesting and really fun. Review #2 … Read more
Farmer Boy Little House #3 by Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) “Farmer Boy” is about Almanzo Wilder as a boy living in New York state. The book is about how he lives with his family on a farm and how he gets to know that he wants to become a farmer. I liked this book because it was really interesting and exciting to read. Review #2 * … Read more
On the Banks of Plum Creek Little House #4 by Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The book is about when Laura and her family move to Plum Creek. It is about what happens to them when they live there. I liked this book because it was really interesting to read. Review #2 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book shows the hard-working life of Laura Ingalls … Read more
By the Shores of Silver Lake Little House #5 by Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The book is about when Laura and her family moved from Plum Creek to Silver Lake. They move there because her father took a job with the railroad. They stay there and meanwhile, a town starts getting built over there. I liked this book because it was really fun and it was … Read more
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux Classic Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok) The Phantom has been playing mean tricks on the opera workers for weeks now and no one knows why. Some say he’s a ghost. But then one day a man finds a girl that he knew from his childhood. He follows her into a dressing room. He hears a man’s voice. He asks the girl, Cristine, who … Read more
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler By E.L. Konigsburg Adventure Juvenile Fiction Mystery Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Feeling unappreciated and taken advantage of, Claudia decides to teach her parents a lesson by running away. Because she’s a planner, and accustomed to a certain standard of living (and comfort) she decides to invite her younger brother Jamie (who saves ALL of his money) on her escapade. Jamie is up … Read more