Family Life

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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Review: Moving Day (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 1) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry July 2, 2014
Review: Moving Day (Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: Book 1) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Moving Day (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 1) Author: Meg Cabot Format: Hard Cover Page Count: 240 Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Allie Finkle is pretty happy with her life … even though her brothers are annoying and her best friend cries over everything. Things start going […]

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GIVEAWAY + Review: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) by Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz

by First Mate Keira June 20, 2014
GIVEAWAY + Review: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) by Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) Author: Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz Format: Paperback Page Count: 112 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 7 and up Summary: Bindi and Robert Irwin are visiting one of their favorite places in the world when their idyllic location and crocodile captures is […]

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