Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure – book review

Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure by Jeff Kinney Adventure Fantasy Funny Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Rowley Jefferson writes his first wholesome fantasy adventure! And then makes the mistake (?) of sharing the first few chapters with his best friend Greg Heffley, who becomes his greatest fan and his greatest critic. Incorporating some of Greg’s suggestions and his own creativity, Rowley crafts a hilarious story that’s a mishmash of popular genres, well-worn … Read more

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid – book review

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal spin-off of Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney Funny Illustrated Fiction Realistic Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) Rowley Jefferson decides to start his own diary after the success of Greg Heffley’s journaling experiment. He shares a few facts about himself, but it quickly becomes all about his friendship with Greg, so he decides to make it official – he’s writing a … Read more

Dork Diaries: Tales from the Not-So-Smart Miss Know It All – Read It and Rate It

Tales from the Not-So-Smart Miss Know It All Dork Diaries #5 by Rachel Renee Russell Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) In order to thwart Mackenzie’s evil plans (and in order to spend more time with her secret crush), Nikki takes a job at the Lacklester school newspaper. Sometimes Nikki makes bad decisions (like sneaking out of the house on New Year’s Eve), but like a real kid she is trying to … Read more

Big Nate: Silent But Deadly – Read It and Rate It

Big Nate: Silent But Deadly Big Nate #18 by Lincoln Peirce Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok) I liked that this book had better jokes than all the other books, but I must say to the adults who don’t like disrespect to other adults that this book is full of rude humor to teachers and other people.

Big Nate: On a Roll – Read It and Rate It

Big Nate: On a Roll Big Nate #3 by Lincoln Peirce Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book is about Nate trying to win 1st place for his Boy Scouts, but his archenemy, Arthur, is his competition. I like this book because it is fun seeing all the stupid mistakes he makes. It also gives me an idea of what public school is like. His funniest mistake is him … Read more

Just Jaime – book review

Just Jaime by Terri Libenson Graphic Novel Illustrated Fiction Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) It’s the last day of seventh grade and Jaime should be celebrating, but she’s got something on her mind. It has to do with the way her group of friends has been treating her all year – cutting her down, leaving her out, teasing her, and ignoring her. She decides to confront her best friend, Maya, and find … Read more

Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star – Read It and Rate It

Tales from a Not-S0-Talented Pop Star Dork Diaries #3 by Rachel Renee Russell Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I like all of the Dork Diaries books because there is a different message in each of them. My favorite one is #3 because Nikki and her friends form a band for a contest and they have lots of different scenarios and adventures. Review #2 * * * * … Read more

Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life – Read It and Rate It

Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life Dork Diaries #1 by Rachel Renee Russell Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok) Dork Diaries are about a girl named Nikki who writes a diary about her everyday life. She just moved to a new school. She really doesn’t fit in, but later she meets two new girls, Chloe and Zoey who later become her best friends. I personally did not enjoy these books, they were much … Read more

Invisible Emmie – book review

Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) Emmie is a 7th grader and despite her amazing art skills, she’s basically invisible to her peers. She’s not bullied or picked on, but she’s certainly not popular either. She has one good friend (Brianna), but they don’t have many classes together, so Emmie spends most of her school days feeling alone and somewhat anxious. One day at lunch Emmie … Read more

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul – Read It and Rate It

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Wimpy Kid #9 by Jeff Kinney Funny Illustrated Fiction Realistic Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) Greg Heffley’s mom has the brilliant idea of taking an educational family road trip after she reads about it in a glossy issue of “Family Frolic” – her favorite magazine.  It’s pretty much a disaster from start to finish.  The Heffleys have crammed everyone and everything into their van and … Read more

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