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Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr October 22, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback # of pages: 734 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; Ages 8+ Summary: Something old is returning to Hogwarts this year, and with it two new populations of students from foreign wizarding schools. In a contest to see who […]

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Review: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr October 16, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hard Back # of pages 870 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; 4-8 grade Summary: If Harry Potter expected Lord Voldemort to make a sudden and frightening reappearance to the wizarding world, he would be dead wrong. No, Lord Voldemort […]

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Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days by Jeff Kinney

by CaptainYarr October 5, 2014
Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days by Jeff Kinney

by Captain Yarr Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days Author: Jeff Kinney Page Count: 214 Format: Hardcover Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: No matter what Greg does he can never enjoy his summer. Even if he is liking his summer, it won’t last long and/or will probably turn out badly. This summer […]

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Movie Review: Hoot directed by Wil Shriner

by CaptainYarr October 4, 2014
Movie Review: Hoot directed by Wil Shriner

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Hoot Director: Wil Shriner Run Time: 90 minutes Rated: PG Summary: This movie is based off a book by the same title. It’s about a boy moving to Florida, and making friends with two kids who are concerned about a pancake house being developed over baby burrowing owl habitat. The […]

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Review: Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

by CaptainYarr September 27, 2014
Review: Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Sarah Plain and Tall Author: Patricia MacLachlan Format: Paperback # of pages: 58 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: When Anna and Caleb’s dad invites a mail ordered bride to come and stay with them for a month all they want is for her to stay. But will their […]

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Audio Review: Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3) by Stephenie Meyer

by CaptainYarr September 26, 2014
Audio Review: Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3) by Stephenie Meyer

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Eclipse Author: Stephenie Meyer Format: Audio Narrator: Ilyana Kadushin # CD’s + Minutes: 13 Cd’s (16 hours and 23 minutes) Grade Reading Level: Grades 9-12 Summary: Edward must face the consequences of him leaving in New Moon. That consequence is Jacob Black.  There is an uncomfortable love triangle between himself, […]

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