The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell By: Chris Colfer

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell is about Alex and Conner. Fairy tales play an important part in their lives. Alex and Conner used to go to their grandma’s house all the time, and their grandma and dad would take turns reading fairy tales to them out of the family’s big green book. But…

Half Upon a Time By: James Riley

Half Upon a Time is about Jack, the son of Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk. Jack is tired of practicing battling dragons and rescuing princesses. But when a girl, May, falls out of the sky right in front of Jack, things start to get a little more interesting. May’s grandmother, who may just be…

Over the Moon By: Natalie Lloyd

This book was a recommendation from a friend, and I am so glad she told me about it! It is a very good book. Over the Moon is about a twelve year old girl, Mallie, who lives in Coal Top. Coal Top is a very dreary place; all the boys work at the mines, all…

The Problim Children By: Natalie LLoyd

The Problim Children is about seven children who mostly live on their own in the Swampy Woods while their parents go on expeditions for the Queen of Andorra. There is Mona, the prankster; Toot, who speaks through toots; Wendell, the reader and baker; Thea, who’s motto/mantra is “Every day is a good day for a…

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…

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…

Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

Al Capone Does My Shirts By: Gennifer Choldenko This is a really good book, and my mom has read it too. Al Capone Does My Shirts is the first book in a series. I have read Book One, Two, and Three and have liked them all. Al Capone Does My Shirts is about a boy…