Sticks, Stones, and Dragon Bones

Sticks, Stones, and Dragon Bones by Evelyn Ink (Summary taken from the back cover of the book.) “Follow the river of blood and you will find a coffin of leaves which will lead you to your sister, for that is who you seek.  You will find her in the clutches of two great forces seeking power. …

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Spirit Animals Book 1: Wild Born

Spirit Animals Book 1: Wild Born by Brandon Mull (Summary taken from the back cover of the book) “In the world of Erdas, four children are about to discover if they have a spirit animal, a rare bond between human and beast that gives great powers to both. Separated by vast distances, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, …

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Fern Valley

Fern Valley: A Collection of Short Stories by Aileen Stewart (Summary taken from amazon.com) “Follow the adventures of delightful young farm animals who are just like you. Fern Valley is home to a group of wonderful animals who have fun and face some of the same problems children everywhere do. Roberta and Mildred Cornstalk are …

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Janitors: Curse of the Broomstaff (Book #3)

Janitors: Curse of the Broomstaff (Book #3) by Tyler Whitesides (Summary taken from the first page of the book) “A Message from the Author: Dear Reader, Here it is: the third installment in the JANITORS series. And I must admit, this is definitely the trashiest book I’ve ever written. No, literally. This book is full …

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Janitors: Secrets of New Forest Academy (Book #2)

Janitors: Secrets of New Forest Academy (Book #2) (Summary taken from the inside book jacket) “Now more than ever, Spencer, Daisy, and even Dez must fight to save schools everywhere. Toxites, the small creatures that love to feed on the brain waves of students, are just the beginning of their troubles. The Bureau of Educational …

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The Mostly True Story of Jack

The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill (Summary taken from the inside book jacket.) “When Jack is sent to Hazelwood, Iowa, to live with his strange aunt and uncle, he expects a summer of boredom. Little does he know that the people of Hazelwood have been waiting for him for a long time…When …

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[Book Review] Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Photo Credit: Goodreads.com Wonder  by  R.J. Palacio Blurb: “August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school–until now. He’s about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you’ve ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is …

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What Would The Founding Fathers Think?

What Would The Founding Fathers Think? by David Bowman (Summary taken from the back of the book) “Join Washington, Franklin, and Madison (via SKYPE/CHAT session) as they discuss our country’s current crisis as compared with their original intentions for America. With wit, humor, and a variety of visuals, David Bowman skillfully teaches preteens and teens …

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