School Situations

Review: Mission (Un)Popular by Anna Humphrey

by First Mate Keira December 21, 2014
Review: Mission (Un)Popular by Anna Humphrey

by First Mate Keira Title: Mission (Un)Popular Author: Anna Humphrey Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 416 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: Margot Button doesn’t worry about New Year Resolutions. She worries about School Year Resolutions. Unfortunately they all seem to be collapsing before 7th grade even starts. Her best friend is sent to […]

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Review: Ida B by Katherine Hannigan

by CaptainYarr December 20, 2014
Review: Ida B by Katherine Hannigan

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Ida B Author:Katherine Hannigan Format: Paperback # of pages: 246 Grade Reading Level: 5th grade, Ages 9-12 Summary: When Ida B Applewood’s mother gets cancer she is forced to go to public school (she was homeschooled before.) She arrives with a bad attitude because she chooses not to enjoy it […]

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

by First Mate Keira December 17, 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: Schooled by Gordon Korman

by CaptainYarr December 12, 2014
Review: Schooled by Gordon Korman

by Captain Lyaf Yarr, the pilot of this here vessel. Title: Schooled Author: Gordon Korman Page Count: 208 Format: Paperback Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Summary: Capricorn (Cap) Anderson has always been home schooled until his teacher and hippie grandma, Rain, falls out of a tree. Now he goes to Claverage Middle school and stays with […]

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Review: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) by John Grisham

by Cap'n Evelyn Knifenose November 17, 2014
Review: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) by John Grisham

Reviewed by Captain Evelyn Knifenose Title: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) Author: John Grisham Format: Hardback Page Count: 256 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary: Theo’s young friend April, who is from a troubled family, has gone missing. Usually they text and phone each other. April was petrified because her mother left her […]

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Review: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

by First Mate Keira November 16, 2014
Review: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

by First Mate Keira Title: Enthusiasm Author: Polly Shulman Format: Hardback Page Count: 198 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: When Julie Lefkowitz’s enthusiastic friend Ashleigh falls in love with Julie’s Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice, she drags Julie into a wild adventure involving crashing Forefield Academy, an all-boys prep school, Founder’s Ball, in […]

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