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Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry April 15, 2014
Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Mockingjay Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Hardcover Page Count: 400 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: After Katniss’s survival of the Quarter Quell, she is whisked of to underground (literally and figuratively) District 13. Over the course of the book Katniss is preparing for when she can go […]

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Review: Freeze Tag by Caroline B. Cooney

by Second Mate Embry April 4, 2014
Review: Freeze Tag by Caroline B. Cooney

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Freeze Tag (Point Series) Author: Caroline B. Cooney Format: Paperback Page Count: 176 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: When Meghan, Lannie, and West were kids they played freeze tag. When Lannie was it and tagged somebody they actually froze! She didn’t want to un-tag Meghan because she […]

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Review: Best Friends and Drama Queens (Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls: Book 3) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry March 21, 2014
Review: Best Friends and Drama Queens (Allie Finkle's Rules For Girls: Book 3) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Best Friends and Drama Queens (Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls: Book 3) Author: Meg Cabot Format: Hardcover Page Count: 240 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Allie gets excited when she learns that that they are getting a new student from Canada! Mostly because that means she won’t […]

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Review: Extra Credit by Andrew Clements

by Second Mate Embry November 30, 2013
Review: Extra Credit by Andrew Clements

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Extra Credit Author: Andrew Clements Format: Hardback # of pages: 183 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Abby Carson is going to be held back! Unless if she can raise her grades and get either a B or higher on all of her future quizzes and homework. She […]

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Review: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

by Second Mate Embry November 18, 2013
Review: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison Author: Lois Lenski Format: Paperback Page Count: 320 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Mary Jemison is living a normal life in the past during the years of British colonization of America until one day a man comes running by saying […]

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Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry October 22, 2013
Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback Page Count: 374 Grade Reading Level: 6 – 8 Grade. Summary: Katniss Everdeen’s sister was picked for the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games were established a long time ago when one district of thirteen tried to rebel against the capital. After […]

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