The story is about thirteen-year-old Abigail, who just moved to New York City with her father. Things are very different in the city and not very friendly. The action starts when Abigail is chased by gang members on her way home one night. One by one the people living in the neighborhood close their windows and doors, ignoring Abigail’s cries for help. But wait, did that lamppost just move? And is that little boy blue? Yes, it’s Little Wade and Watchtower and together with Abigail and some other peculiar friends they work to get rid of the gang members for good through the Great Gang Trap!
“Weathering the Storm Together” by Sid Korpi is the story of animals who live on a farm and animals who live in the woods and how they end up helping each other.
“The Haunting of Cedar Hill Plantation” is the second book by Margaret J. McMaster about a girl named Phoebe Sproule. Since I read the first book in the series last year, I was excited to see what kinds of situations Phoebe would get drawn into next.
In “Larry the Caterpillar’s Groovy Journey” by Alicia Wallace, you read about a caterpillar named Larry who was just born on a green leaf. I liked reading “Larry the Caterpillar’s Groovy Journey” because it showed me how you can be strong, and not just with your muscles.
Moxie Wyoming wants a horse on her tenth birthday so she can ride in the rodeo like her mother and grandmother did when they were young. She does get a horse but not the one she hoped for. Instead Moxie Wyoming ends up with an old horse named Misty who falls asleep in the middle of the day! As Moxie and Misty become friends, Moxie learns that Misty has special secrets that make her not such an old regular horse after all!
I like this book because, like with the first book, I learned a lot. I didn't know much about viruses before, but now I know a little bit, and how they look. I guess this is what the Corona Virus looks like, which is kind of scary. I liked the pictures in the book that showed the bacteria and viruses; they were all colorful and easy to tell what they were about.
We are living in a world we could never have imagined. Parents and educators are facing many challenges with their children and students. More than ever resources are needed to help navigate these unchartered waters. Often schools and public areas require mask-wearing, but for many children this is scary and bewildering. When we face difficult discussions, we often turn to books to help start the conversation. I Don’t Want to Wear a Mask! by Tiffany Turner is the perfect title to use when addressing mask-wearing requirements and the pandemic.
Arlo is in the 4x class. He loves dinosaurs, likes to write in his notebook and play with his friends Nathan and Daisy May. According to his notebook his class is full of a bunch of not-so-great listeners and super crazy kids. No one wants to be their teacher.
I like this book because I really like cats. I can't imagine living in a time like the girl in the book, but in my time, I would be happy with both a real cat and a computer one.
“My Big Red Monster” by Lois Wickstrom is the story of a little girl who has a big red monster living under her bed. The girl tries to tell her brother about the monster, but he doesn’t believe her and says that there are no such things as monsters.
This is an awesome book. I am not going to tell you everything that happens but I can tell you that this dragon is not like most dragons. This dragon, Fireball is smart. Remember to stay away from his mouth! Think you can beat a Word Dragon at his very own game? Grab this book and see if you can. Make sure you bring a dictionary – those Q words are tricky.
The adventure begins when a dedicated high school English teacher performs a supernatural, spiritual ritual to help two of her students perform better in school. Both show promise but are not living up to their potential.
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