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…

Gnome-A-Geddon By: K. A. Holt

Gnome-A-Geddon K. A. Holt Gnome-A-Geddon is an awesome book, and I couldn’t put it down. I am excited excited because K.A. Holt will be an author at the 2020 Truman State University Children’s Literature Festival, so I can get my book autographed. Buck and his best friend Lizzie are HUGE fans of the Triumphant Gnome…

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…

Framed! By James Ponti

Framed! By: James Ponti Framed is a really good book! It was a Mark Twain Award Nominee in 2018-2019.Framed is in a trilogy; the other books are called Vanished and Trapped. Framed is about a boy named Florian Bates. Florian has lived all over. He has lived in Boston, Rome, France, and now Washington, D.C….

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…

Pi in the Sky By: Wendy Mass

Pi in the Sky By: Wendy Mass The Adair County Public Library is doing a Summer Reading Program. This year it is outer space theme, so they had an outer space display with a bunch of space books. I grabbed Pi in the Sky because it was fiction, (I love fiction), and it seemed interesting….

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…