Family Life

Review: Change of a Dress by Maya Gold

by First Mate Keira September 8, 2014
Review: Change of a Dress by Maya Gold

by First Mate Keira Title: Change of a Dress Author: Maya Gold Format: Paperback Page Count: 224 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 4-6 Summary: Diana wants to act in the school’s play, but her stepmother convinces her dad that she must work at Cinderella Cleaners to help the family business when it’s short on staff. […]

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Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

by Master Llama September 3, 2014
Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

by Master Llama, guest reviewer Title: If I Stay Author: Gayle Forman Format: Hardback Page Count: 208 Pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+; Grades 10-12 Summary: Mia’s a really good cello player. Her dad used to be in a band, but now he’s a professor. She’s very shy and quiet. She got into a car […]

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Review: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley

by CaptainYarr August 22, 2014
Review: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: North of Beautiful Author: Justina Chen Headley Format: Hardcover Page Count: 384 Grade Reading Level: Grades 8-12 Summary: North of Beautiful is about a girl with a port-wine stain on her face. A port-wine stain is basically a big red birthmark. Tera faces many challenges, such as hiding port-wine stain […]

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Review: Relatively Famous by Jessica Park

by First Mate Keira August 6, 2014
Review: Relatively Famous by Jessica Park

by First Mate Keira Title: Relatively Famous Author: Jessica Park Format: PDF ebook Page Count: 284 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: Dani McKinley is just your normal high school freshman until word leaks out to the press that her father, the guy she’s never known, is none other than B-list actor Mark Ocean. […]

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Review: Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman

by CaptainYarr July 18, 2014
Review: Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Dread Locks Author: Neal Shusterman Format: Paperback # of pages: 176 Grade Reading Level: Summary: Parker Baer is spoiled. He has everything he’s ever wanted and then some. But the only problem is that he thinks his life is dull and boring. He rethinks this observation after a girl named […]

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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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