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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: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) by Jeanne DuPrau

by First Mate Keira December 8, 2014
Review: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) by Jeanne DuPrau

By First Mate Keira Title: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) Author: Jeanne DuPrau Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 352 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: When the people of Ember emerge from underground they are in shock. Following Lina and Doon’s advice they all trickle down to the road […]

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Review: The City of Ember (The Books of Ember, Book 1) by Jeanne DuPrau

by First Mate Keira December 6, 2014
Review: The City of Ember (The Books of Ember, Book 1) by Jeanne DuPrau

By First Mate Keira Title: The City of Ember (The Books of Ember, Book 1) Author: Jeanne DuPrau Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 270 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Once upon a time The City of Ember was built by mankind deep underground to save the human race from the brink of destruction. […]

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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: Matched (Matched Trilogy, Book 1) by Ally Condie

by First Mate Keira October 17, 2014
Review: Matched (Matched Trilogy, Book 1) by Ally Condie

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Matched (Matched Trilogy, Book 1) Author: Ally Condie Format: Hardback Page Count: 366 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14 and up Summary: Society controls all aspects of life. They dictate your career, your spouse, what you eat, where you live, and your leisure activities. Cassia Reyes trusts Society to […]

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Review: Graduation Day (The Testing, Book 3) by Joelle Charbonneau

by First Mate Keira October 6, 2014
Review: Graduation Day (The Testing, Book 3) by Joelle Charbonneau

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Graduation Day (The Testing, Book 3) Author: Joelle Charbonneau Format: Hardback Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 9-12 Summary: After Cia Vale discovered that the rebellion is totally fabricated and engineered by the head of the Testing, she turns the information over to the President, along with […]

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