War I Finally Won – book review

July 26, 2018

The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Historical Fiction Juvenile Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Ada and her brother Jaimie are now permanent wards of their guardian, Susan, who took them in when they were evacuated from London.  The first thing Susan does is arrange for Ada to have surgery to correct her clubfoot, which has long been a source of pain and shame for her. …

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Science of Breakable Things – book review

June 30, 2018

The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller Realistic Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) Natalie is in 7th grade and she has a goofy science teacher who really wants his students to love science as much as he does.  Natalie has a hard time taking him seriously, but she’s having trouble taking anything seriously right now, as her mother has fallen into a depression and won’t come out…

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Counting By 7s – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan Adventure Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Willow Chance is a twelve year old genius who is obsessed with nature and with her medical conditions she finds it easy to count by 7s.  It has never been easy for her to make friends so this is her way of communicating.  I really enjoyed reading this book.

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I Funny – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

I Funny I Funny #1 by James Patterson Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) A boy named Rafe Katchadorian always wanted to share his jokes with other people, but he always got bullied by these kids because he is in a wheelchair.  So, he sneaked into New York City to learn about a stand-up comedian contest.  Then, he successfully became Long Island’s funniest comedian!  I…

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Week in the Woods – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Mark just moved to New Hampshire and his parents are really rich.  Mark and his science teacher do not get along, but they have to work together to help get themselves out of danger.  I liked this book because it was kind of exciting and the story was pretty good as well.

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Henry and Beezus – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

Henry and Beezus by Beverly Cleary Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Henry wants to buy a bicycle, so he tries many different schemes to try to earn enough money.  His friend Beezus tries to help him earn enough money to buy a bicycle.  I liked this book because it was kind of funny, but overall it was an okay book.

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

Grimm’s Fairy Tales by the Grimm Brothers Adventure Classic Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Grimm’s Fairy Tales has many different fairy tales that are exciting and really fun.  It has fairy tales like Cinderella and Rapunzel.  I liked these fairy tales because there was a lot of action and the fairy tales were really exciting and different.  The stories were adventurous and they were really…

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Ramona the Pest – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Ramona is always called a pest by everybody.  She is going into kindergarten where she gets to learn all sorts of things, but she keeps on getting in trouble.  Ramona gets kicked out of kindergarten until she can stop pulling hair.  I liked this book because it was funny and Ramona was a really…

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Chocolate Chase – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

The Chocolate Chase by Geronimo Stilton Geronimo Stilton #67 Fantasy Review #1 * Star (A waste of time!) Geronimo Stilton has to find a stolen egg in time for the spring festival.  He needs to catch the thief before it’s too late.  I disliked this book because it was kind of boring and it was not really that fun to read as well.

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Ramona and Beezus – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

Ramona and Beezus by Beverly Cleary Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Ramona is Beezus’s little sister.  Beezus feels that Ramona is so annoying and ruins everything for her.  Beezus feels guilty because she doesn’t love Ramona all the time.  I liked this book because it was really funny and it was a pretty good book overall.

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