It is a mix between an adventure of a high school kid and a legendary basketball player that no one has heard of before and the high school kid in basketball games. The mystery part is figuring out who the legendary player is.
True Legend by Mike Lupica Grades 4-7 Tags: adventure, mystery, sports Reviewed by Sammy M.
The town of Greyport is known for two things: fishing and football. Wyatt’s life has revolved around both of those things since before he can remember. When red tide comes and fishing season crashes, so does Wyatt’s life. When the chance to try out for a coveted spot on the Greyport High football team comes up, Wyatt spends his waking hours trying to get it.
Gut Check brings new perspective to the booming, but as he proves, life-changing, business of sports. Eric Kester’s brand new book is a novel that any sports fan and athlete can relate to because it shows the grueling behind-the-scenes work that comes with playing a sport. For Wyatt, nothing comes easily.
Gut Check by Eric Kester Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th Tags: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction Reviewed by: Charlotte D.
The book Tangerine is about a boy named Paul who moves to Florida and can’t really see unless he wears big glasses. The funny thing is he can’t remember what happened to his eyes. All his life through middle school his older brother’s football dream is all the family cares about… UNTIL NOW Paul decides to join the soccer team. And his brother teases him but never gets caught. But when Mark dies and Paul’s brother makes a sketchy friend and a mysterious death. This book is about a school experience and a bully. -Eva B.