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October 30, 2019

I really struggled with this text. The story, and it's intertwining flashbacks, left me struggling to even figure out what was even the basic plot.

On top of it, the PART 1 organization left me wondering what even happened in the story because it seem to end right as I...

October 28, 2019

Alma and the Beast is a beautifully constructed version of a beloved fairy tale. In a play of Beauty and the Beast, you will find that roles have changed in Esme Shapiro's new version.

The Beast is not who you think it should be, but you will love the flip of characters...

October 25, 2019

"To be isolated means to not push forward when life gets tough, growing weaker and weaker. But to be bold means to expand your mind and your heart to build more strength to defend your friends and your family."

This means that when you defend someone, the person who wan...

October 23, 2019

Very Lulu: The (Mostly) True Story of a Training School Dropout is a hilarious dog that cannot seem to control her energy and passion. Lulu loves her love, and she loves her family. However, she just cannot seem to stay out of trouble.

In order to help try to teach Lulu...

October 21, 2019

Little Leo has to get his tonsils out. He is nervous, and he isn't sure what to expect.

Leo's nerves are quickly put to easy when he arrives at the hospital. Everyone is so kind, and he quickly realizes he is in good "paws." 

After a little while, Leo finds himself wakin...

October 18, 2019

Bad experiences can teach. They can teach you more about the world and yourself. They can show you your true strength and reveal things you didn't see before. They can open locked doors and show you the inside so you can learn more.In the book, Hold Fast by Blue Ballie...

October 16, 2019

The Friendship Lie, by Rebecca Donnelly, tells the story of two best friends, Cora and Sybella. Core and Sybella have been inseparable since they were little. Their friendship is solid and enduring. At least, that's what Cora always thought it was like.

But life changes...

October 14, 2019

Publish Date: October 15th, 2019

Like most teenagers today, Erin Song is attached to her phone. She lives in the digital world, and she knows that it is the key to unlocking all the secrets of popularity at her school. This leads her to make the choice to agree to let t...

October 11, 2019

Gaston is a fun,loving book for young readers. I feel like Kelly Dipucchio and Christian Robinson did a great job on making this book enjoyable and warm-hearted. Kelly Dipucchio did a wonderful job on the story, and I loved the pictures Christian Robinson did a fantast...

October 9, 2019

Livi and Nate: A Winter's Night is a beautifully illustrated book. It is a cross between a graphic novel and a picture book, and students will love it. 

Livi and Nate are a curious brother and sister duo. They have spent the day building snow creatures in the snow, and...

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