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Review: The Bad Beginning (Book 1) by Lemony Snicket

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: The Bad Beginning (Book 1) Series of Unfortunate Events Author: Lemony Snicket Illustrator: Brett Helquist Format: Hardback Page Count: 162 Grade Reading…

Review: Fang (A Maximum Ride Novel) by James Patterson

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Fang: A Maximum Ride Novel Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Pages: 408 Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: There are 5 kids…

Review: Eragon by Christopher Paolini

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Eragon Author: Christopher Paolini Format: Papberback Page Count: 497 Reading Grade Level: 7th-9th Grade Summary: A normal farm boy was hunting in…

Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides directed by Gore Verbinski

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stanger’s Tides Director: Gore Verbinski Rated: PG-13 Minutes: 136 minutes Summary: Jack Sparrow is on a mission…

Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney

by Pirate Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Pages: 216 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Greg…

Review: The Sweetest Spell by Suzanne Selfors

Reviewed by Cook Cutlery Title: The Sweetest Spell Author: Suzanne Selfors Format: Trade paperback Page Count: 401 pages Grade Reading Level: Summary: Emmeline Thistle was born with a…

Movie Review: Ballet Shoes directed by Sandra Goldbacher

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Ballet Shoes Director: Sandra Goldbacher Format: DVD Time: 84 minutes (1 hour 24 min) Summary: Three orphan girls are raised up like…

Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Night Author: Elie Wiesel Format: Hardcover # of pages: 108 pages Grade Reading Level: 8.7 Summary: Elie Wiesel is a young 14…

Review: George’s Secret Key to the Universe by Lucy and Stephen Hawking

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: George’s Secret Key to the Universe Author: Lucy and Stephen Hawking Format: Paperback # of pages: 295 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12…

Review: (Maximum Ride) School’s Out Forever by James Patterson

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Maximum Ride: Schools out Forever (Book 2) Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback Pages: 412 Grade Reading Level: 7th – 12th Grade Summary:…

Movie Review: Eragon directed by Steen Fagmeier

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Eragon Director: Steen Fagmeier Duration: 104 minutes Rated: PG Summary: Eragon (played by Ed Speleers) sucks at hunting and one day when…

Movie Review: Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events directed by Brad Siberling

by Cook Cutlery, guest reveiwer Title: Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events Director: Brad Siberling Run Time: 108 minutes Rated: PG Summary: When the Baudilaire children are…

Review: Avalon High: Coronation (Volume 1: Merlin’s Prophecy) by Meg Cabot

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Avalon High: Coronation (Volume 1: Merlin’s Prophecy) Author: Meg Cabot Illustrator: Jinky Corando Format: Manga/Comic/Graphic Novel Page Count: 128 pages Grade Reading…

Reading Distractions

by Cook Cutlery, guest blogger Everybody has reading distractions and it’s hard to avoid them. They get in the way of finishing your work, your book, or even…

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