School Situations

Review: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, Book 1) by John Grisham

by Cap'n Evelyn Knifenose September 21, 2014
Review: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, Book 1) by John Grisham

Reviewed by Cap’n Evelyn Knifenose Title: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, Book 1) Author: John Grisham Format: Hardback Page Count: Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary: Theodore Boone is a charming, smart, resourceful 13 year old. His parents are both lawyers, and he is aiming in that direction himself, because he loves everything to do with […]

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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: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr August 26, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Paperback Pages: 309 Grade Reading Level: 5.3, Ages 9+ Summary: An 11 year old boy, living with his Aunt and Uncle in Surrey,England, finds out that he is a wizard. Not only is he a wizard but he is […]

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Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr August 23, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardcover # of pages: 341 Grade Reading Level: 4-8 Grade Summary: It is Harry Potter’s second year at Hogwarts of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Dark omens are rising even before he sets foot on the school train. A little […]

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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: Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg

by First Mate Keira August 11, 2014
Review: Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg

by First Mate Keira Title: Prom and Prejudice Author: Elizabeth Eulberg Format: Hardcover Page Count: 231 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-14 Summary: Like how the movie Clueless is the high school version of Jane Austen’s Emma, Prom and Prejudice is the perfect updated foil for Pride and Prejudice also set in high school. Two […]

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