Estimated reaction of current audience reading: "What? I though Slytherins were all evil!" -Timmy T "This blog post is click bait" -Jill J "I'm hungry for a chocolate-covered banana." -Katie K Don't worry, I promise you that not all Slytherins are evil, and that this blog post is not clickbait. (I can't, however, promise you … Continue reading Why being a Slytherin is Awesome
Author: Grace Lin Publisher: Little Brown AR: 5.5 Lexile: 810 Order it on Amazon Young Minli lives in the Valley of the Fruitless Mountain, where she and her parents spend their days laboring away in the fields. At night, Minli listens to her father's tales about the Old Man of the Moon, who knows … Continue reading Book Review #35: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
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
Hello world! This is another stellar day of blogging. Today I am going to reveal my test results from the Pottermore quiz[es]. They were TONS of fun, and I highly encourage you to go check it out for yourself! Enjoy. MY HOGWARTS HOUSE Its OK. Just OK. I always thought I would be in Ravenclaw, … Continue reading My Pottermore Profile
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
It's 1935, and 12 year old Moose and his family just moved to Alcatraz Island, home to many criminals, including Al Capone. Moose doesn't actually get to meet the cons, but he does meet Piper, the warden's daughter, who comes up with so many schemes she might as well be a criminal!
Everyone in Remarkable is Remarkable. Everyone except Jane, that is. While the rest of the town is being talented, Jane's been nothing but ordinary. But when Jane finds herself in a new school with the mischevious Grimlet twins and befriends a Pirate Captain.