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Unidentified Suburban Object

Unidentified Suburban Object

By Mike Jung
3.28
25 ratings36 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker922 stars
    In this book Chloe Cho is tired of being grouped in with other Asians, people not knowing the difference between Japaneses, Chinese, and Korean. And she is sick of being called another "Abigal Yang", just because she plays the violin well. And she wants to know more about her Korean background. B...
Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming

By Jacqueline Woodson
4.22
23 ratings33 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    Brown Girl Dreaming was a very interesting book. It took place several years after Rosa Parks made her famous stand. The main character is Jacqueline, and her story is written in free-verse poetry. Jacqueline tells about her life from a little girl. The main focus is on family, and racism as well...
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
3.44
16 ratings24 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...
Story Thieves

Story Thieves

By James Riley
4.6
40 ratings54 reviews
  • jeffdaboss
    jeffdaboss55 stars
    This book is AMAZING! I really liked the mix of books and adventures. This book includes a story, a girl who can jump into stories, a friend to the girl who can jump into stories, and a bunch of other stories. Owen is a regular kid who loves the Kiel Gnomenfoot series. Bethany is a girl who is ha...
Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series)

Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series)

By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
4.53
38 ratings42 reviews
  • swirlycool
    swirlycool55 stars
    This book is about an author who was walking to an appointment when 2 gentlemen got into his way. They asked him for the book he was working on. The author said they needed to be more specific. One of the men said that he is old and he doesn't hear right. The author got his walking stick and used...
The Map to Everywhere

The Map to Everywhere

By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
3.75
16 ratings20 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    Marilla world is crumbling around here. Her parents and her have always traveled the world, and so she is bored out of her mind when they have to stay in a sleepy little town in order to sell their aunt's house. But as soon as that is done-zoom! Back to the life they had. So when Marilla comes ho...
Rescued

Rescued

By Eliot Schrefer
4.08
12 ratings22 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    Rescued was a heartwarming story about two unlikely brothers John, and his pet orangutan Raja. John and Raja spent years closely together after John's business-man father brought him home as a pet. John and Raja did everything together; eat and play video games and exercise. But John and Raja are...
Fish in a Tree

Fish in a Tree

By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
4.71
42 ratings66 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...
Best Friends for Never

Best Friends for Never

By Adrienne Maria Vrettos
4.53
17 ratings26 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    Hattie has only recently moved to Trepan Grove from New York this summer. Right away she made 3 new friends. Hattie hides part of herself, her cat t-shirts and love of fantasy books, so she can fit in. Everything seems to be great. Then school starts. After seeing popular girl Zooey being publicl...
Spy School

Spy School

By Stuart Gibbs
4.33
72 ratings92 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...

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