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.
Resistance is a book about Chaya, a 16 year old courier in 1943. Chaya starts out as just a courier, trying to smuggle food, blankets, and even kids out of ghettos. However, after one fateful night she gets separated from her group of fighters. Now she must find a way to not only survive but avenge the Nazis for all they've took from her. It's not just about survival, it's about staying alive in order to keep fighting the Nazis.
Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen Grades 4-7 Tags: adventure, historical fiction Reviewed by Lila D.
I really loved this book because it really went in to detail to tell you what the children were feeling. This book made me feel both happy and sad at the same time and I'm sure if you read it you will love it like I did. Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz Grades 5&6 Tags: fantasy, friendship Reviewed by Eliza J.
I like The One And Only Ivan because it is from an animal's perspective. Ivan is a gorilla who is in captivity (not a zoo.) Ivan wants to be free, Ivan wants to live in a nice zoo. Ivan is not able to tell people that he is unhappy. Will Ivan ever be free? I really like this book, and hope you will too.
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate Grades 3-6 Tags: animals, realistic, fast-paced, friendship, tear-jerker Reviewed by Adelaide W.
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell is about two kids who fall into a book. The book takes them to another dimension: the fairy-tale-world. Alex and Conner (the kids) must get back to their family, but when their plans of returning fail they have to find another way home.
The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer Grades 3-6 Tags: adventure, animals, fairy tales, fantasy, friendship, humor Reviewed by Adelaide W.
The Miscalculations Of Lightning Girl is about a girl who got struck by lightning when she was little. During school she has to do a group project for community service. Her group decides to volunteer at the animal shelter. While volunteering there she falls in love with a dog, but she can't adopt it because the apartment she lives in doesn't allow dogs. Will she and Pi (the dog's name) ever be able to be together? I love this book and hope you love it too.
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy Mcanulty Grades 4-6 Tags: animals, realistic fiction, friendship, tear-jerker Reviewed by Adelaide W.