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 real Hoot!
Princesses and Witches alike.
Title: Brown Girl Dreaming Author: Jacqueline Woodson Rating: 🍦(46/50) Age range: 5th-7th graders Summary Based on author Jacqueline Woodson's childhood, this book is a soulful memoir told in poems. In vivid free verse, Jaqueline shares her stories, opinions, and experiences. She shares with us her dreams of becoming a writer, her first best friend, and … Continue reading Book Review #13: Brown Girl Dreaming 🍦
Death-in-One-Ear Ben is happy living with his mother, but yearns to know the man his father is. Meanwhile, Rose is stuck with a tutor and craving adventure searches for a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. These two unique stories unfold and the ending will ultimately surprise you-it may even leave you Wonderstruck!
Unicorns, Dragons, Hippogriffs-this book has it all.
Can Clay solve the deadly riddle of Earth ranch before trouble erupts?
Title: The Girl Who Drank the Moon Author: Kelly Barnhill Rating: 🍦(48/50) Age range: 4th-6th grade Summary Every year, the overly paranoid people of the Protectorate Village leave a baby as "sacrifice" to the witch in the nearby forest, hoping she won't terrioze their town. But, the witch in the forest, Xan is kind. … Continue reading Book Review #8: The Girl Who Drank the Moon 🍦