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
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: 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)
A young boy embarks on a journey to save an overworked baby dragon.
She may not be good at brewing up potions but she's great at brewing up trouble.
Title: Ivy and Bean (BOOK 1) Author: Annie Barrows Rating: 🍩 (45/50) Age range: 1st-3rd AR: 3.2 Lexile: 580 Why I decided to review this book I LOVED these books when I was younger. They were my complete obsession all throughout 2nd grade. I was cleaning through my room and … Continue reading Book Review #7: Ivy and Bean 🍩
Title: Tuesdays at the Castle Author: Jessica Day George Rating: 🆗 (34/50) Age range: 3rd-5th grade AR: 5.8 Lexile: 860 Summary By far, Tuesday is protagonist Princess Celie's favorite day of the week. Every Tuesday, Castle Glower takes on a life of its own, creating rooms, towers, staircases, tunnels, sometimes even full wings! … Continue reading Book Review #6: Tuesdays at the Castle 🆗
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 🆗