Lake Rescue (Beacon Street Girls, No. 6) by Annie Bryant

28 11 2011

Beacon Street Girls Lake Rescue

The Beacon Street girls go on an exciting camping trip that changes their lives and someone else’s. This fast moving story is about friends that are always there for each other event after event.

Rowan, 3rd grade





Savvy by Ingrid Law

20 11 2011

Mibs and her brothers are great characters who have surprising, sometimes scary, abilities.  It is exciting because the characters go on a road trip in a big pink bus and have some crazy adventures.  It  is also about love, friendship and family.  It is wonderful because you are sad when it ends.

Amanda Clarke, parent





Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

20 11 2011

Any book in the series is recommended.

When the problem happens it’s really exciting when the culprit gets found.  In the second book it’s amazing how the chamber of secrets is opened.  There is fantasy when everyone starts falling in love!

Adedayo, 3rd grade





Captain Underpants and the attack of the talking toilets: another epic novel by Dav Pilkey

18 11 2011

Captain Underpants and the attack of the Talking Toilets

The toilets try to take over the world and Captain Underpants saves the day!   I like this book because of the pictures.  They are comics!  I feel great when I read it because it is funny.

Thor, Kindergarten





Sardine (the series) by stories by Emmanuel Guibert, pictures by Joann Sfar

18 11 2011

Sardine in Outer Space

Sardine and her friends Uncle Yellow and Little Louie stop the bad guys who try to hurt people with weapons.  This is a funny book because their adventures are fighting with villains like Supermuscleman and Doc Croc, who try to trick them but the tricks backfire in a funny way.

Jeremy, 2nd grade





The Story of Spider-Man by Michael Teitelbaum

18 11 2011

The Story of Spiderman

It is action-packed and I like when Spiderman shoots his webs.  It is cool how he climbs his spider webs.

Adam, 1st Grade





Inside Out and Back Again – Thanhha Lai

15 11 2011

Inside Out and Back Again

Ten-year old Ha plants papaya in the yard of the house she shares with her mother and 3 older brothers. She samples the sweets at the market stalls, celebrates the lunar new year of Tet, and proudly recites the calculations she’s learned in school. The year is 1975, the place is Saigon. When the Vietnam War reaches her village, she and her family must leave, leaving behind her beloved home and her father who has been missing-in-action for 9 years. Boarding a ship and leaving her war-torn Vietnam behind, Ha, along with her mother and brothers, hope to find a more secure future in America.  Determined, Ha begins school in the foreign world of Alabama with its confusing language, dull food and unfamiliar landscape.  Experience Ha’s year of loss and learning as she leaves behind one life to begin another.

 

Susan








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