Family Life

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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Audio Review: The Emerald Atlas (Books of Beginning, Book 1) by John Stephens

by First Mate Keira June 18, 2014
Audio Review: The Emerald Atlas (Books of Beginning, Book 1) by John Stephens

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Emerald Atlas (Books of Beginning, Book 1) Author: John Stephens Format: Audiobook Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins Narrator: Jim Dale Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12, Grades 4-7 Summary: Kate, Michael, and Emma are orphans and siblings. For ten years they have been shuffled from place to place […]

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Review: The Kid Who Ran for President by Dan Gutman

by Second Mate Embry June 13, 2014
Review: The Kid Who Ran for President by Dan Gutman

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: The Kid Who Ran for President Author: Dan Gutman Format: Paperback # of pages: 155 Grade Reading Level: 5.4, 6-8 grade Summary: Judson Moon and Lane Brainard decided that they’ve had enough of adult decisions. They believe that a kid should have a shot at being the president […]

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