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Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry August 16, 2014
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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Review: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

by Second Mate Embry August 9, 2014
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: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry July 28, 2014
Review: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

By Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Author: Suzanne Collins Page Count: 358 Format: Hard Cover Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Summary: Gregor gets a letter from Vikus to come to the Underland immediately to try to find the cure for the “Curse of the Warmbloods” which affected all […]

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Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Author by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry July 22, 2014
Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Author by Suzanne Collins

By Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Author: Suzanne Collins Page Count: 309 Format: Hard Cover Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Summary: Gregor doesn’t expect to go back to the Underland world ever again. This all changes when Boots, his sister, gets kidnapped by giant cockroaches that inhabit Regalia. Determined […]

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Review: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Second Mate Embry July 19, 2014
Review: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Turnabout Author Margaret Peterson Haddix Page Count: 223 Format: Hardcover Grade Reading Level: Ages 12+ Summary: Amelia Hazelwood, Annabeth Flick, and 40 or more others from Riverside nursing home are selected at the old age of 100 to live forever. In a doctor’s experiment called Project Turnabout. The […]

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Review: Wing Nut by MJ Auch

by Second Mate Embry July 13, 2014
Review: Wing Nut by MJ Auch

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Wing Nut Author: MJ Auch Format: Paperback Page Count: 256 Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-8 Summary: Grady Flood and his mom Lila have been moving around from place to place ever since his dad died. Lila gets a job looking after an old man named Charlie Fernwald. But […]

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