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Book Review: Snakehead (An Alex Rider Adventure) by Anthony Horowitz

Alex Rider, 14-year-old spy for MIA, the British Intelligence Agency, is back in action. He sort of fell into the middle of it–literally, after his last mission. If you’re not familiar with this best-selling series of children’s spy adventures, don’t worry. You can read this one first and catch up later. Here’s what happens in Snakehead (An Alex Rider Adventure) by Anthony Horowitz.

The Skinny On Bullying: The Legend of Gretchen by Mike Cassidy

“The Skinny On Bullying: The Legend of Gretchen” by Mike Cassidy is another of the “Skinny On” series, only this time it is aimed at a younger audience and the topic is bullying. I’m glad to seen any book on this timely subject, because bullying is a problem and the more we can do to stop it, the better. However, I wanted more from this book and feel it could have offered more. Yes, I understand that it is aimed at children, and with that, it won’t have the detail a book for adults will contain, but I still believe this book could have offered a bit more.

Book Review: Ellie McDoodle Best Friends Fur-Ever

One of the most recent hot graphic novels is the Ellie McDoodle series. That’s not her real name, but that’s what everyone calls her, because she is never without her trusty sketchbook and pen, capturing her thoughts and experiences. Here is what happens to her in the third book of the series, Ellie McDoodle: Best Friends Fur-Ever by Ruth McNally Barshaw.

Book Review of Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Middle schooler and middle child Greg Heffley is your typical underachieving, lazy, bad-influence kind of kid that the other parents want their kids to stay the heck away from. So that’s exactly why his journal, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney, is such a hit with kids and adults alike. It’s so much fun to read about all the trouble he gets himself into.

Are Celebrities Using Children’s Books to Stay in Favour With Public?

There has been found a surge of celebrities becoming writer recently. Many famous celebrities like to spend time in writing for children. The article discusses on the topic of why celebrities are now writing books for children.

Classic Kid’s Books – Roald Dahl’s The Witches

If ever there was an author who could capture the wonder of a child’s imagination, mix it with the bizarre, and add some scary, to create stories that children adore, it was Roald Dahl. In the classic kids’ book, The Witches, by Roald Dahl, he mixes all those elements into a story that will have youngsters looking for the signs.

Children’s Books – The Giver by Lois Lowry

Every now and then, a book comes along that makes you question what you consider to be normal in life. What if everything you considered normal–food, family, work, play–were all completely different, yet oddly familiar? Your imagination may start to work after reading the children’s book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry.

Cat Pals at Center of Charming Children’s Book

Gretchen Preston’s “Valley Cats” is a charming illustrated chapter book for children about Boonie and River, two cats who have adventures throughout the seasons in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. From playing in the snow to experiencing a picnic on a rainy day, the cats learn about the local area, death of a friend, and the importance of friendship.

Children’s Book Review – Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series by Jeff Kinney

Graphic novels have become all the rage these days. Their multiple pictures and drawings help to interest readers, especially reluctant ones, and get them reading. Is it any wonder then, that the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series of books, by Jeff Kinney, are so popular?

All This Because of a Dog! A Book Review of Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

India Opal Buloni went to the store to buy a box of macaroni and cheese, rice, and two tomatoes. But she never expected to come back with a new dog that would change her life. Find out what things happened to her in Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.

A Tale For Kids Who Like Creepy: Coraline (A Book Review)

If you are the type who likes creepy, bizarre, and mysterious tales with a bit of black magic thrown in, you will enjoy Coraline, by Neil Gaiman. If nightmares give you the heebie-jeebies, you’d best leave this book to other kids.

Put Your Best Foot Forward: A Young Dancer’s Guide To Life

There are days when every dancer needs a little helpful advice. There are other days when it’s very difficult to keep your chin up. Advice and support are within reach. In fact, the pages of Put Your Best Foot Forward, an inspirational book written by Suki Schorer, one of the master teachers of the world-famous School of American Ballet.

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