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The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

By Rick Riordan
4.34
161 ratings170 reviews
  • katjune62
    katjune6255 stars
    My mom started reading these books and got SO into them, she bought the whole series. She tried to persuaid me into reading them, but I didn't have time, so I refused. A few months later, I decided to give the first one a try because I needed a book for my reading homework. At first I just read ...
No Ordinary Sound:  A Classic Featuring Melody (American Girl Beforever Classic)

No Ordinary Sound: A Classic Featuring Melody (American Girl Beforever Classic)

By Denise Lewis Patrick
3.31
13 ratings20 reviews
  • scigirlronni
    scigirlronni55 stars
    This book looks cool and awesome and also I would love to have it.I love American Girl and I'm a bookworm.Melody live during the Civil Rights Movement.She grew up in Detroit and she is so happy because she gets to see at the Youth Club at church.She gets help from her older sister and older broth...
Night on Fire

Night on Fire

By Ronald Kidd
5.0
2 ratings4 reviews
  • memoiloveit
    memoiloveit55 stars
    This book is a really good perspective of when America was segregated, in a place in Alabama called Anniston, where there were strong emotions that were mixed about segregation between blacks and whites. What's different about this book is that the protagonist is white and doesn't feel that there...
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

By Lauren Tarshis
4.36
125 ratings155 reviews
  • 5kcoumerilh
    5kcoumerilh44 stars
    March.This book is about a boy named George that gets to go on the Titanic! He is finding all sorts of cool things to do on the big ship (but he always gets in trouble for them) like sliding down the main staircase banister or going to the 1st class baggage room to get a peek of an ancient prinnc...
Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain

By Esther Hoskins Forbes
3.17
6 ratings2 reviews
  • jamsc
    jamsc55 stars
    Johnny Tremain is an amazing book based in 1770`s, just before and during the revolutionary war. It tells the story of a young silversmiths apprentice, and his adventures in Boston. I liked this book because it make history interesting by telling a story about working through hard times, and l...
Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in my...

Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in my...

By Adam Mansbach, Alan Zweibel
4.7
10 ratings5 reviews
  • dingwko
    dingwko33 stars
    I won this book in a giveaway and when I finally got around to reading, it was pretty good but kind of confusing and I just didn't really like it much. It just wasn't very memorable.
Stella by Starlight

Stella by Starlight

By Sharon M. Draper
5.0
1 ratings3 reviews
  • kjtennis
    kjtennis55 stars
    Stella lives in Bumblebee, North Carolina. Her town has been quiet for all these years until she and her brother spot the Ku Klux Klan just in their backyard! Her town is turned upside down in this wonderfully-written novel by Sharon M. Draper.
Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

By Yona Zeldis McDonough
4.5
2 ratings2 reviews
  • swirlycool
    swirlycool55 stars
    I love this book! His life was a little sad..... He did good! The SADDEST parts are when his dad and mom die and when he dies from getting very sick! I feel bad for him. I have know and listened to some of the song tunes he wrote. I was pretty impressed when he could play the piano starting at th...
Who Was Harriet Tubman? (GB)

Who Was Harriet Tubman? (GB)

By Yona Zeldis McDonough
4.75
4 ratings6 reviews
  • giraffematthew
    Harriet Tubman was a slave who ran away to freedom. She freed other slaves as well. She hated slavery. In the American Civil War, she was a spy for the union. She helped end slavery, she now is known as a hero.
Lucky Strikes

Lucky Strikes

By Louis Bayard
4.56
9 ratings3 reviews
  • Troll
    I really enjoyed this one! It wasn't exactly what I was anticipating but it was still good in it's own right. I would definitely classify it more as a Middle Grade novel than an Young Adult one, but I still thoroughly enjoyed my reading of it. I was put off a bit by some of the phrasing of things...

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