“Home Fronts” is the second book in The Illustrated Colonials series by Tom Durwood. In this story, the six main characters, Mei Ying, Glibert, Sheyndil, Leo, Mahmoud, and Will, scatter across the globe to spread the American ideal of freedom; in addition, some of the young heroes try to improve the infrastructure of their homelands using what they learned in school.
"The Ranatanland Tales" is an amazing book in which Gus is visiting his Grandpa and Grandma's house when a hurricane hits. Gus is scared during the hurricane, which I can relate to because I get scared during thunderstorms. To help soothe Gus, his Grandpa reads him a book called "The Ranatanland Tales." That book follows quite a few people, though mostly two characters called Willie G Soon and Joey Perch. I say, what an adventurous pair those two are!
"The Goblin Pitcher" by Paul Lonardo is an amazing book with intriguing characters and plots that are just phenomenal! It tells the story of 11-year-old Jake Lupo, who accidentally stumbles across the goblin world.
Reader Views Kids talks with Stephanie Teer about "I...Am...Cheetah!" the first book in her series about endangered species!
Do you believe in monsters? When Daniel’s friends tell him a monster lives in the creek behind his house, Daniel isn’t sure what to think. He wants to learn all about this monster and even though it’s kind of scary, it’s also pretty cool to have a monster living in your backyard!
“I Am Cheetah” is part of a series of books Stephanie J. Teer is launching to educate children aged 5-10 about endangered species. Sprinkled throughout the story and woven seamlessly with the narrative are specific details about cheetahs. Endnotes provide additional facts. The author realistically addresses bullying. This high-interest book is accessible to young readers who want to read chapter books but are not quite ready for the reading level of many chapter books.
“The Great Green Tree and the Magical Ladders: Suburbia,” is about a 10-year-old Shea who has been a problem with friends, family, and teachers.
"Unicorn Island" was a book I loved, because I felt it was very intriguing, and that the storyline was well-written.
“Life of a Firefly” by Sandra Brown-Lindstedt, is a captivating story about a little girl named Sandy Forte and her adventures growing up. Sandy will win the hearts of teenagers and adults alike as a mischievous girl that somehow maintains an innocence about her that is fresh and unique.
“The Adventures of Jimmy and Andrew – Book One: American Stonehenge” by Mike Goldstein is a fun sci-fi/fantasy/mystery adventure starring a boy and his immortal dog who communicate telepathically.
“Rutherford, Canine Comic” is a funny story about a dog who only dreams of being a watchdog for a loving family. The problem is that Rutherford is a Basset Hound...
“Flibbertigibbety Words” by Donna Guthrie is a good book. It is about a boy named William who chases words all around interesting places. He can’t catch them but he meets many interesting people as he runs around.
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