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Book of the Dead (TombQuest)

Book of the Dead (TombQuest)

By Michael Northrop
4.23
13 ratings11 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    The main character of this book is Alex. He has a life-threatening medical condition, and so every day the middle-school-er goes to work with his mom at the museum. One day he comes very close to dying, until his mom saves him with a magic book, one of the artifacts. But then evil spirits are rel...
Above World

Above World

By Jenn Reese
4.3
10 ratings10 reviews
  • goofy127
    goofy12744 stars
    Aluna has lived her entire life under the sea. She is a Coral Kampii - a splinter of humans that came to live in the sea generations ago to escape the horrors and dangers of the above world. She is only a day away from getting her tail and being confined to the water forever when she sees her fri...
Drama

Drama

By Raina Telgemeier
4.6
203 ratings302 reviews
  • potatojackson
    This is another amazing ( in my perspective) book from Raina Telgemeier, who wrote Smile (recommend you check it out its an amazing book too!) it is about a girl named Callie who is on the stage crew and has wild ideas to make the play this years play amazing, but she has to deal with budget cuts...
Pegasus: The Flame Of Olympus

Pegasus: The Flame Of Olympus

By Kate O'Hearn
4.84
19 ratings23 reviews
  • 00someone00
    00someone0055 stars
    This book is great! It is about a girl named Emily and a horse named Pegasus (Emily nicknames Pegasus, Pegs). Unfortunately, for Pegasus, he fell down from Olympus onto Emily’s roof. Another Olympian, Palen, also has fell from Olympus, for different, and not great reasons. Emily’s classmate her o...
Wonder

Wonder

By R. J. Palacio
4.77
623 ratings1257 reviews
  • felicisowl
    felicisowl55 stars
    Wonder was a book I first read 2 years ago, and over the years, I just couldn't stop re-reading it. The kids at my school call this book "childish", "horrible," and "weird just like the kid in the book." I think just the opposite. August is a normal kid on the inside, but not on the outside. ...
Frindle

Frindle

By Andrew Clements
4.5
105 ratings115 reviews
  • technewbie
    technewbie55 stars
    Frindle is the story of an ingenious yet slightly rebellious 5th grader, Nick Allen. His nemesis is his Mrs. Granger, a master teacher who refuses to put up with his antics, his time wasting expertise, or his campaign to use her own words against her. He stands his ground. She won't budge. In the...
The Girl Who Could Fly

The Girl Who Could Fly

By Victoria Forester
4.51
71 ratings104 reviews
  • gso44
    gso4455 stars
    This book is about a simple, talkative, home-schooled farm girl, called Piper McCloud. Normal, right? Anything but. Piper can fly. She has been ever since she was a newborn. But when Piper's mom finds out, when warns Piper not to do it again. Piper doesn't listen to her Mom and continues flying,...
Smile

Smile

By Raina Telgemeier
4.76
797 ratings1572 reviews
  • awesomeisme
    awesomeisme55 stars
    We have this book in the library, I've read it 5 times and I'm still not bored of it! I'm going to ask for it on my birthday. Here is a review for those who haven't read it: Raina is getting braces and is not looking forward to it. So at girls scout camp she asks her friends that have braces wha...
Savvy

Savvy

By Ingrid Law
4.43
130 ratings154 reviews
  • felicisowl
    felicisowl55 stars
    "Climbing into bed on the night before my very own most important birthday, after an evening of Miss Rosemary's meat loaf and interference, I did not pray for a powerful savvy like Rocket's or X-Ray vision or the ability to run super-fast or to breathe underwater. I had just two simple wishes - t...
Keeping Safe the Stars

Keeping Safe the Stars

By Sheila O'Connor
5.0
1 ratings2 reviews
  • xxpish
    Pride, Nightingale, and Baby live on a small farm with Old Finn, who took them out of the orphanage. They are the Stars, Old Finn is their grandpa whom takes care of them. They live a low life without anybody knowing much about them; self-reliance is Old Finn’s way of life. When Old Finn gets ...

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