Category Archives: Elementary

The Never Girls, The Woods Beyond, by Kiki Thorpe

The Never Girls, The Woods Beyond, by Kiki Thorpe, Random House, 2014 Format: chapter book Rating: 3 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book?Once again, the four friends, Lainey, Kate, Mia and Gabby embark on another adventure that brings … Continue reading

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Winter Sky by Patricia Reilly Giff

Winter Sky – Patricia Reilly Giff, Wendy Lamb Books, 2014.   Format: Hardback Rating: 4 Genre:  Contemporary fiction What did you like about the book? Eleven-year-old Siria’s father is a firefighter. Her mother is dead. She lives in constant fear that … Continue reading

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Poem-mobiles: Crazy car poems by J. Patrick Lewis and Douglas Florian

Poem-mobiles: Crazy car poems – J. Patrick Lewis and    Douglas Florian, pictures by Jeremy Holmes – Schwartz &                                        wade, 2014.   Format: Hardback picture book Genre: Poetry Rating: 3 What did you like about the book? J. Patrick Lewis … Continue reading

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Seven Stories Up, by Lauren Snyder

Seven Stories Up, by Lauren Snyder, Random House, New York, 2014 Format: chapter Rating: 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book?This book is written for a target audience of ten year old girls. It mixes adventure with history … Continue reading

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The Never Girls Wedding Wings, a Disney Adventure, by Kiki Thorpe

The Never Girls Wedding Wings, a Disney Adventure, by Kiki Thorpe, Random House, 2014 Format: Chapter Book Rating: 4 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book?This is the fifth book in the Disney series about four girl friends who … Continue reading

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Richard Scarry’s Best Bunny Book Ever! by Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry’s Best Bunny Book Ever! – Richard Scarry, Golden Book, 2014 Format: Hardback Rating: 5 What did you like about the book? This is a compilation of three Richard Scarry bunny stories: Naughty Bunny (1959), Bunnies (1965) and The Bunny … Continue reading

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Pirate Island Treasure by Marilyn Helmer

Pirate Island Treasure by Marilyn Helmer, illustrated by David Parkins. Orca, 2013 Format: Paperback Rating: 4 Genre:  Fiction What did you like about the book?Charlotte, Jacob and their Grandpa boat out to a nearby island – Pirate Island – to look … Continue reading

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