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5 Reasons Kids Should Go to the Library

by CaptainYarr November 27, 2014
5 Reasons Kids Should Go to the Library

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Plenty of kids that I know find the library to be intimidating. I know that it’s not the case at all. Perhaps this is because my sister over the past few years has ensured regular visits. It’s not unexpected to find us there everyday after school. Libraries are not places of […]

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Review: Twilight (Twilight, Book 1) by Stephenie Meyer

by CaptainYarr November 21, 2014
Review: Twilight (Twilight, Book 1) by Stephenie Meyer

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Twilight Author: Stephenie Meyer Page Count: 498 Format: Paper back Grade Reading Level: 9 – 12 Summary: Bella Swan moves to a small town called Forks in Washington, USA and meets a different boy, Edward Cullen. He’s more than a little different; he’s a vampire. Bella doesn’t know this, yet […]

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5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by CaptainYarr November 15, 2014
5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and First Mate Keira Most kids need motivation to start let alone finish a book. I’m going to share tips with on how to set and reach reading goals. I hope they help you! Required Reading for School: When you get a new book divide that book into how many days […]

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Review: New Moon (Twilight, Book 2) by Stephenie Meyer

by CaptainYarr November 8, 2014
Review: New Moon (Twilight, Book 2) by Stephenie Meyer

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: New Moon Author: Stephenie Meyer Page Count: 563 Format: Paperback Grade Reading Level: 9 -12 Summary: New Moon begins when Edward Cullen leaves Bella Swan in Forks to make sure he doesn’t kill her. Edward leaving Bella is as bad in her mind as if he or his family had […]

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Audio Review: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

by CaptainYarr November 6, 2014
Audio Review: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Hoot Author: Carl Hiaasen Format: Unabridged Audio Book Narrator: Chad Lowe # CDs + Minutes: 6 CDs (6 hours and 25 minutes) Grade Reading Level: Ages 12+ Summary: Roy Eberheardt moves to Florida. On the first day of a new school he spies Napoleon running to an old ice cream […]

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Review: Football Hero: A Football Genius Novel By Tim Green

by CaptainYarr October 28, 2014
 Review: Football Hero: A Football Genius Novel By Tim Green

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Football Hero: A Football Genius Novel Author: Tim Green Format: Hardcover Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Ty Lewis is a middle-schooler who lives with his aunt and uncle (because both of his parents are dead). They don’t treat him very well either. School is bad […]

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