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Betsy's Story, 1934 (Secrets of the Manor)

Betsy's Story, 1934 (Secrets of the Manor)

By Adele Whitby
0 ratings1 reviews
  • candyexpress
    This book is quite a nice one. The main character, Betsy, has a lot in mind. Her cousin, Kate, is in serious debt being that the Great Depression is still raging on in the mist of America. Then her mom seems to be losing trust in her. To add onto the burden, her aunt is coming over and that's whe...
The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

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

By Rick Riordan
4.5
108 ratings95 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 ...
Dead End in Norvelt

Dead End in Norvelt

By Jack Gantos
4.47
34 ratings43 reviews
  • borntoswim
    borntoswim55 stars
    Before reading this book I was a little skeptical, but it turned out to be an amazing book. I read it with my class, because the teacher assigned it to us and couldn't put it down. Though it isn't entirely true story, the author, Jack Gantos, used his name for the main character and some characte...
The Sword Thief (The 39 Clues, No. 3)

The Sword Thief (The 39 Clues, No. 3)

By Peter Lerangis
4.88
24 ratings20 reviews
  • nick483
    nick48344 stars
    This book is actually not bad when I first started reading it but when I start reading it was so interesting filled clues that is why it is called 39 clues. This book is about a girl that is 14 years of age and her younger brother named Dan who goes to Japan trying to find the sword thief th...
The Luck of the Buttons

The Luck of the Buttons

By Anne Ylvisaker
5.0
2 ratings1 reviews
  • katelin
    katelin55 stars
    I liked this book. It's thrilling and makes you want to keep turning the page. I give this book five stars because it was a thrilling page turner with a surprise at the end.
The Apothecary

The Apothecary

By Maile Meloy
4.43
14 ratings25 reviews
  • xxpish
    xxpish55 stars
    When Janie moves to England from California, her life changes. She meets a boy named Benjamin Burrows, who doesn’t go under the tables during bomb drills, and who’s father is an apothecary. When the apothecary is kidnapped and they get their hands on an ancient book with potions and spells, they’...
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

By Jacqueline Kelly
4.1
20 ratings23 reviews
  • bacon1122
    bacon112255 stars
    In this book you will find four things: faith, love, freedom and a sassy grandfather...you will find that there is a young girl named Calpurnia Tate the main character, Violet the cook,mother well..the mom and many more. this adventure takes place in beaming hot Texas where in one scene she asks ...
I Survived The San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 (I Survived (Pb))

I Survived The San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 (I Survived (Pb))

By Lauren Tarshis
0 ratings1 reviews
  • masteguy
    This book was great because of the backround of the chracter and the confilct
Little House in the Big Woods

Little House in the Big Woods

By Laura Ingalls Wilder
4.17
12 ratings11 reviews
  • pink831
    pink83144 stars
    I think this book is a great book to read because it has many things you can learn from the past. And how Laura is a well behaved girl just like her sister Mary. I recommend this a lot.
The Kingdom Keepers

The Kingdom Keepers

By Ridley Pearson
4.8
30 ratings28 reviews
  • no_soprano
    no_soprano55 stars
    When the Disney theme parks installed the holographic hosts, which are known as DHIs (Dayling Hologram Imagining) and (Disney Host Interactive), they had no idea what was in store. Finn, Maybeck, Willa, Charlene, and Philby are the five DHIs, and they are also high schoolers. Sometimes when the k...

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