Mystery

Review: Skipping Stones to the Center of the Earth by Andy Hueller

by First Mate Keira April 6, 2014
Review: Skipping Stones to the Center of the Earth by Andy Hueller

By First Mate Keira Title: Skipping Stones at the Center of the Earth Author: Andy Hueller Format: Digial ebook Page Count: 248 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 5-7 Summary: Calvin Comet Cobble lives deep within the center of the earth at Hidden Shores Orphanage. It sits in the only spot where sunlight streams through. There’s […]

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Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Case of Tangled Love by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira March 2, 2014
Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Case of Tangled Love by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira Title: C.Y.A.: The Case of Tangled Love (A Covert Youth Agency Novel, Book 1) Author: Jason Ancona Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 258 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 8-14 Summary: The Covert Youth Agency (C.Y.A.) is the brainchild of Peter “Pi” Samuels (sophomore), a kid born on March 14 (which explains […]

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Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

by First Mate Keira February 25, 2014
Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Reviewed First Mate Keira Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret Author: Brian Selznick Format: Hardback Page Count: 533 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 3-6 Summary: Hugo Cabret is an orphan and he lives inside the walls at a train station in Paris. His uncle had trained him to fix the station’s clocks before he disappeared. […]

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Review: 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

by First Mate Keira February 14, 2014
Review: 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

by First Mate Keira Title: 13 Treasures Author: Michelle Harrison Format: Hardback Page Count: 355 Grade Reading Level: Grade 5–8 Summary: Tanya knows that at age 13 she can no longer get away with talking to faeries or about them in front of others as both adults and kids couldn’t see them. Only her. She’d […]

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Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Sext Crime by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira February 12, 2014
Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Sext Crime by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira Title: The Sext Crime: C.Y.A.: Covert Youth Agency (Volume 2) Author: Jason Ancona Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 280 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 8-14 Summary: When senior class presidential candidate, Meredith, is blackmailed into quitting the election race, she gets her best friend and campaign manager to contact the C.Y.A. […]

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Review: The Absent Author (A to Z Mysteries) by Ron Roy

by CaptainYarr January 27, 2014
Review: The Absent Author (A to Z Mysteries) by Ron Roy

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: The Absent Author (A to Z Mysteries) Author: Ron Roy Format: Paperback # of pages: 96 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 4 and up Summary: Dink and his two friends Josh and Ruth Rose go to get Wallis Wallace’s (a mystery writer) autograph. In the process they find out that […]

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