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….

The Magic Misfits By: Neil Patrick Harris

  The Magic Misfits By: Neil Patrick Harris My friend Audrey recommended The Magic Misfits to me, so I bought a copy. She was right; it is really good. The Magic Misfits is about a boy named Carter. He lives with his uncle, who takes his ability to do magic tricks, and uses it to…

The Stars Beneath Our Feet By David Barclay Moore

  The Stars Beneath Our Feet By: David Barclay Moore This book was really good when I read it. I read this right after I moved, so I was so busy moving I hadn’t had the chance to read in a while. The Stars Beneath Our Feet is about a boy named Lolly. His brother…

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Elijah of Buxton By: Christopher Paul Curtis This book is historical fiction. It is a really good book. Elijah of Buxton is about an African-Canadian boy who was born free in Canada. This book takes place during slavery. Elijah was the first child to be born free in Buxton and is really good at chunking…

The Mighty Miss Malone By Christopher Paul Curtis

  The Mighty Miss Malone By: Christopher Paul Curtis I enjoyed this book a lot when I was reading it. It was amazing. This book is historical fiction. I didn’t know very much about The Great Depression and know I know a lot more. The Mighty Miss Malone is about an African-American girl, Deza, living…

The Jumbies By Tracey Baptiste

  The Jumbies By: Tracey Baptiste Tracey Baptiste was at the 2019 Truman State University Children’s Literature Festival. I got to meet her and she was SUPER nice. This book is about a girl named Corinne whose mom died a long time ago. One day Corinne went into the woods chasing an animal. Corinne can’t…

Sarah, Plain and Tall By Patricia MacLachlan

  Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan This book is “a classic.” I found it really interesting. It only took me two days to finish it. I couldn’t put it down! Sarah, Plain and Tall is about two kids named Anna and Caleb. Their mom died right after Caleb was born. Papa puts an ad…

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…

Amina’s Voice By Hena Khan

  Amina’s Voice By: Hena Khan Hena Khan will be at the 2019 Truman State University Children’s Literature Festival. I am super excited to meet her and get my book signed! Amina’s Voice is about a girl named Amina who just started sixth grade. Already her life has started to change,; her best friend Soojin…