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Island – An Adventure Survival Series For Tweens

Book Review: Island, Book One: Shipwrecked Island, Book Two: Survival Island, Book Three: Escape By Gordon Korman Spoiler Alert! Summary Six kids. One fate. They didn’t want to be on the boat in the first place. They were sent there … Continue reading

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“Number the Stars” – Is This WWII Novel Appropriate for Sixth Graders?

Book Review: Number the Stars By Lois Lowry Spoiler Alert! Summary Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It’s now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food … Continue reading

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“The House of the Scorpion” – An Exploration of Humanity, Ethics and Society

Book Review : The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer Spoiler Alert! One clone has survived. The doctor wonders if he will be thanked or cursed because he has left the clone’s intelligence intact as directed. Matt has lived … Continue reading

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