Book Review #34: Out of My Mind

Title: Out of My Mind Author: Sharon M. Draper Publisher: Atheneum AR Level: 4.3 Lexile Level: 700 Order it on Amazon Eleven-year-old Melody has a photographic memory. Her head is like a video-camera that's always recording. Always. And there is no delete button. She's the smartest kid in her whole school but NOBODY knows it. Most … Continue reading Book Review #34: Out of My Mind

Book Review #33: The Wishing Spell

Title: The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, 1)     Author: Chris Colfer      Publisher: Little Brown & Scholastic AR: 5.0     Lexile: 720     Age: 3rd-5th grade Ever since, twins Alex and Connor Bailey's father died, their lives have been miserable. Their mother is working double-time, well into the night just … Continue reading Book Review #33: The Wishing Spell

Book Review #30: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2) 🍩

Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2 out of 7 in the Harry Potter Series)     Author: J.K. Rowling Rating: 🍩 (45/50) Recommended for: Grades 4th-6th     AR: 6.7     Lexile: 940 Harry Potter is thrilled to begin year two at Hogwarts, and see his two best friends, Ron Weasley … Continue reading Book Review #30: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2) 🍩

Book Review #28: Wonder 🍦

Auggie Pullman was born with a extreme facial deformity that prevented his from going to school-until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Breecher Prep. Auggie endures taunts and struggles to be seen as just another student. The thing is, Auggie's just an ordinary kid with an extraordinary face-can he convince his classmates he's just like him, despite appearance?

Book Review #24: Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff 🍩

Title: Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff       Author: Robert Paul Weston      Rating: 🍉 (37/50) Recommended for 2nd-4th graders     AR: 4.3     Lexile: ? Unknown First of all, Happy Father's Day to all you wonderful Dads out there who make everyone's lives better. You guys … Continue reading Book Review #24: Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff 🍩

Book Review #19: The Reptile Room, (A Series of Unfortunate Events 2) 🍉

Title: A Series of Unfortunate Events #2: The Reptile Room Author: Lemony Snicket Rating: 🍉 (38.5/50) Recommended for: 4th-6th graders     AR: 6.3     Lexile: 1040 Summary After the escape of the diabolical Count Olaf, the Bueadaliare Orphans get thrown into another foster home and pray they are not forced to live with … Continue reading Book Review #19: The Reptile Room, (A Series of Unfortunate Events 2) 🍉

Book Review #18: The Tale of Despereaux 🍩/👑 (May Crown)

Title: The Tale of Despereaux     Author: Kate DiCamillo Rating: 🍩 (44.5/50) 👑 (50/50) Recommended for: 3rd-5th graders     AR: 4.0     Lexile: 670 Summary Despereaux Tilling is a small mouse with abnormally large ears and a knack for exploring. He loves music, stories, and a Princess named Pea. Roscuro is a rat who lives … Continue reading Book Review #18: The Tale of Despereaux 🍩/👑 (May Crown)