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Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

by CaptainYarr April 13, 2014
Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Number the Stars Author: Lois Lowry Format: Paperback Page Count: 156 Pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Two years into World War II, Nazis are hunting Jews. Annemarie Johansens is a 10 year old girl living in Copenhagen, Denmark. But everything changes once her best friend, Ellen Rosen has […]

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7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by CaptainYarr April 3, 2014
7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by Captain Lyaf Yarr A lot of kids I know don’t like to read. They say “why should I read? It’s just a waste of time!” I firmly believe kids should read and not just because I like to do so. Here are my top 7 reasons why kids should read. 1. Kids should read […]

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Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney

by CaptainYarr April 2, 2014
Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw Author Jeff Kinney Page Count: 217 Format: Paperback Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Greg is writing in his journal (diary) again and is facing  more problems than ever before. He is getting into more trouble while trying to fix each of […]

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Movie Review: The Princess and the Frog directed by Ron Clements and John Musker

by CaptainYarr March 28, 2014
Movie Review: The Princess and the Frog directed by Ron Clements and John Musker

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: The Princess and the Frog Directors: Ron Clements and John Musker Run Time: 95 minutes Rated: G Summary: All Tiana wants is to own a restaurant, but when she’s convinced to kiss a frog that claims he is a prince she’s in for a big surprise. She get turns into […]

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Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders

by CaptainYarr March 27, 2014
Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: How to Train Your Dragon Director: Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders Run Time: 98 minutes Rated: PG Summary: Hiccup is as useless as a guitar without any strings. All he wants to do is be like everyone else in his Viking village and kill dragons. When he finally catches a […]

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Review: How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

by CaptainYarr March 25, 2014
Review: How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: How to Train Your Dragon Author: Cressida Cowell Format: Hardcover # of pages: 224 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Hiccup Haddock III isn’t the world’s best Viking. Even though he’s son of Stoick the Vast, the chief of their tribe, he isn’t exactly how you would describe a hero. […]

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