The Mysterious Benedict Society By: Trenton Lee Stewart

This is my mom’s favorite Young Adult series. When I was seven or eight my mom tried to get me to read this book. I started, but after a few pages I just stopped. I’m not really sure why. I decided to start reading it again, and I found out that this series is SO…

Little Women

Little Women By: Louisa May Alcott Little Women is an amazing book. Little Women is the first book in a series, but after you read Little Women you have read a complete story; it doesn’t end on a cliff-hanger. Little Women is about a family, the Marches, that includes 4 girls, a mother and a…

Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy By Tui Sutherland

I got this book a long time ago, but I never read it. One of  my friends read it last year and talked a lot about how it was so good, so I read it. My friend was right, it was really good. The Dragonet Prophecy is about the dragonets of destiny. The dragonets of destiny…

COG By Greg Van Eekhout

COG By: Greg Van Eekhout For my birthday I got a three-month subscription to Owl Crate Jr. from my “Aunt” Madeline. Once a month I get a couple books and some activities that go along with a theme in the mail. October’s theme was robots, and one of the books I got is COG. COG…

Library Card — A FREE All Access Card to the World of Reading

This summer my library — the Adair County Public Library in Kirksville, Missouri — changed the policy on children and youth materials. You can check out up to 15 items at a time from the children and youth section, and while they still have due dates, they no longer charge late fees. My mom had…

Magyk By: Angie Sage

  Magyk By: Angie Sage I read this book with one of my classes. It was really good! I am currently on the last book in the series. Magyk is about a family called the Heaps. The are just a normal family who lives in The Ramblings, a tall building with lots of rooms with…

Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy) By: Laurie Halse Anderson

  Chains By: Laurie Halse Anderson This is a historical fiction book. It takes place in the Revolutionary War. Chains is about two sisters, Isabel and Ruth. Their mom died. They are free, but somebody believes that they belong to him. They are sold and go to a new place. They end up with a…

The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games By: Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games series is an AMAZING series. There are three books in the series, and I am currently reading the second and have the third checked out from the library as well because the first was so good. I couldn’t put it down. The Hunger Games is about…

New Kid By Jerry Craft

New Kid By: Jerry Craft The author of New Kid, Jerry Craft, will be at the 2019 Truman State University Children’s Literature Festival. I can’t wait to go and see all the authors! This book is a graphic novel, so graphic novel lovers will probably like this book. New Kid is about a boy named…

The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller

The Science of Breakable Things By: Tae Keller Tae Keller will be at the 2019 Truman State University Children’s Literature Festival. I am so excited to talk to her and get my book signed. The Science of Breakable Things is about a girl named Natalie. Her mom has been acting weird lately and not coming…