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Drums, Girls, And Dangerous Pie

Drums, Girls, And Dangerous Pie

By Jordan Sonnenblick
4.32
22 ratings23 reviews
  • jeffdaboss
    jeffdaboss55 stars
    If you loved Rodman Philbrick's The Mighty or Gennifer Choldenko's Al Capone series, you will absolutely LOVE this book! Steven is your average 8th grader, whose not popular, but not unpopular either. He plays drums for a city band, likes a hot girl, and has a hyperactive brother named Jeffery. H...
Slacker

Slacker

By Gordon Korman
4.35
17 ratings33 reviews
  • llpanda
    llpanda33 stars
    Cameron Boxer is a slacker that is for sure. He doesn't like anything to get in the way of his "lifestyle" which includes playing non-stop video games.Cameron hopes to play in the Rule the World video game contest. But things change when Cameron almost burns down his house because he was so into ...
VIP: I'm With the Band

VIP: I'm With the Band

By Jen Calonita
3.93
15 ratings20 reviews
  • jeffdaboss
    jeffdaboss44 stars
    This book was really good! It's about 12 year old McKenzie(Mac) whose Mom ends up getting a job for her favorite band: Perfect Storm! She now has the opportunity to go to their every concert, see their natural behavior, and possibly get Zander to date her. All of this can happen to her because he...
Loot

Loot

By Jude Watson
4.3
30 ratings40 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker955 stars
    Loot is the story of young March, the son of a famous criminal. March and his father Alfie have traveled the world, making some of the grandest heists known. But one night something goes terribly wrong, and Alfie falls of the roof while on a job. With his dying breath he tells he son to find "jew...
Fish in a Tree

Fish in a Tree

By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
4.69
29 ratings50 reviews
  • data_ninja
    data_ninja55 stars
    Ally is a regular girl. Regular clothes, regular hair, regular everything. Well, actually, that's what she looks like. Her father is deployed in the army, her brother has quite an eye for valuable coins and things related to fixing cars, and she herself can't read. To her, written words look like...
Lea Dives In (American Girl Today)

Lea Dives In (American Girl Today)

By Lisa Yee
3.95
19 ratings32 reviews
  • ocelot
    ocelot33 stars
    This was a fairly good book, but I am not too into American Girl books. Lea wants to explore the world, and thinks she'll have a lot of fun! She starts off with a trip to Brazil, where her brother is studying the rainforest. She goes to several different places and then goes to the beach, bu...
Upside-Down Magic

Upside-Down Magic

By Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins
4.5
16 ratings43 reviews
  • billy12345
    Nory can't decide if she either wants to be a dragon or a kitten. She chooses both and she becomes a driten. Also, Nory, Elliott, Andres, and Bax are just four of the students in Dunwiddle Magic School’s Upside-Down Magic class. In their classroom, lessons are unconventional, students are unpredi...
Spy School

Spy School

By Stuart Gibbs
4.4
48 ratings61 reviews
  • dannyphantomfan
    Ben Ripley is your average nerd. On a daily basis, he goes to advanced classes, gets harassed by Dirk the Jerk, and sleeps through math class. He is THE chess team. He is normal, right? Wrong. Ben is recruited to a secret CIA training facility in the middle of January and failed his surprise exam...
Fablehaven

Fablehaven

By Brandon Mull
4.61
57 ratings70 reviews
  • Fred
    Have you ever wondered what would happen if all the mystical creatures (good and bad) were living all around you; but you couldn't see them? This is exactly the storyline of Fablehaven by: Brandon Mull. This book takes you on a fantastic adventure, where fantasy meets reality and all unbelievable...
The Mother-Daughter Book Club

The Mother-Daughter Book Club

By Heather Vogel Frederick
4.64
33 ratings38 reviews
  • Bookwormgirly:)
    About: 5...excuse me, 4, but 'hint hint' with the 5 thing...4 COMPLETELY different girls from Concord,MA in the sixth grade's mothers set up a Mother-Daughter Book Club. Before I go on, let me introduce the characters: Emma Hawthorne, aspiring poet who likes Zach Norton and is best friends with ...

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