Category Archives: children’s books

The Girl Who Drank The Moon – Did You Think This One Should Have Been A Newberry Award Winner?

Book Review : The Girl Who Drank The Moon                        Newberry Award Winner 2017 386 pages By Kelly Barnhill Spoiler Alert! Summary Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Stone, The Copernicus Legacy – Does The Past Draw In Readers?

Book Review : The Forbidden Stone                        The Copernicus Legacy By Tony Abbott Spoiler Alert! Summary The Copernicus Legacy has everything middle-grade readers love-an international adventure, a compelling friendship story, … Continue reading

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The Pirates Of Pompeii – An Explosive Mystery

Book Review : The Pirates Of Pompeii The Roman Mysteries By Caroline Lawrence Spoiler Alert! Summary It is late August of A.D. 79. The Roman world is reeling from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Hundreds of refugees are living in a makeshift … Continue reading

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The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate – Is The Wonder Of Science Found In Texas Again?

Book Review: The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate By Jacqueline Kelly Spoiler Alert! Summary Callie Vee, Travis, Granddaddy, and the whole Tate clan are back in this charming follow-up to Newbery Honor–winner The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Callie’s younger brother Travis keeps … Continue reading

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Maniac Mcgee – How Do You Become A Legend?

Book Review: Maniac Mcgee Newberry Award Winner By Jerry Spinelli Spoiler Alert! Summary Jeffrey Lionel “Maniac” Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn’t made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and … Continue reading

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The Candy Shop War – A Moral Tale

Book Review: The Candy Shop War By Brandon Mull Spoiler Alert! Summary What if there were a place where you could get magical candy? Moon rocks that made you feel weightless. Jawbreakers that made you unbreakable. Or candy that gave … Continue reading

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