School Situations

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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Review: Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

by First Mate Keira October 30, 2014
Review: Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

by First Mate Keira Title: Academy 7 Author: Anne Osterlund Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 259 Grade Reading Level: Grade 8 + Summary: Academy 7 is like Star Wars meets Harry Potter. Two kids, Aerin and Dane, must overcome great odds to attend and survive their first year in the universe’s most prestigious school. Aerin […]

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

by First Mate Keira October 27, 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: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr October 22, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback # of pages: 734 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; Ages 8+ Summary: Something old is returning to Hogwarts this year, and with it two new populations of students from foreign wizarding schools. In a contest to see who […]

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Review: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr October 16, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hard Back # of pages 870 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; 4-8 grade Summary: If Harry Potter expected Lord Voldemort to make a sudden and frightening reappearance to the wizarding world, he would be dead wrong. No, Lord Voldemort […]

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