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 🍩
Stanley Yelants is under a curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of the Yelnats. Now Stanley has unjustly been sent to a boy's detention center, Camp Green Lake. The boys spend all day, everyday, digging holes. It doesn't take long for Stanley to realize there's more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake...
Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war, fear, or pain. Everyone is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from the Giver. The Giver alone holds the true pains and pleasures of life. Now it's time for Jonas to learn the truth. There is no turning back.
One hill, one valley, one day at a time.
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 🍉
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) 🍉
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)
Warning: extremely depressing and the 1st in a series of 13.
A young boy embarks on a journey to save an overworked baby dragon.