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
Title: Chomp Author: Carl Hiaasen Rating: 🍉 (36/50) Recommended for: 3rd-5th graders AR: 5.2 Lexile: 800 Wahoo Cray's family is broke. And there's not a lot they can do about it because of Mickey Cray, a professional animal wrangler just got a severe concussion from a dead iguana that fell … Continue reading Book Review #25: Chomp
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 🍩
Title: Scat Author: Carl Hiaasen Rating: 🍉 Water-melohn! (38/50) Recommended for 4th-6th graders AR: 5.5 Lexile: 810 Summary Bunny Starch, the world's most feared biology teacher, is missing. She disappeared after a school field trip to the Black Vine Swamp. And to be honest, the kids in her class are relieved. But … Continue reading Book Review #20: Scat 🍉
Can Clay solve the deadly riddle of Earth ranch before trouble erupts?
Title: Ghosts Author: Raina Telgemeier Rating: 🆗 (34/50) Age range: 2nd-4th AR: 2.6 Lexile: GN300 Summary Like Smile, my previous post, this book is also a graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier. Thank you to Avery M who suggested I review this book in the comments section. Catrina and her family are moving … Continue reading Book Review #5: Ghosts 🆗
Title: Smile Author: Raina Telgemeier Rating: 🍉 (39/50) Age range: 2nd-4th grade AR: 2.6 Lexile: GN410 Summary This book is an autobiographical coming-of-age graphic novel about teen Raina Telgemier's teeth troubles. Raina not only faces the mean friends, a major earthquake, boys, and the pressure to do well in school, but tons of dental appointments to improve … Continue reading Book Review #4: Smile 🍉