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The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)

The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)

By Pseudonymous Bosch
197 ratings214 reviews
  • bluepotato1
    bluepotato155 stars
    I read this book, and I really liked it. It is a book about a girl that may or may not have been called Cassandra, (that is the name used in the book) and a boy that may or may not be called Max-Ernest (that is his name in the book.) The book is about how Cassandra and Max-Ernest find a story abo...
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck

A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck

By by Richard Peck
10 ratings13 reviews
  • h-banana14
    h-banana1455 stars
    I absolutely loved this cunning book by Richard Peck! The book is broken into nine different mini stories about Joey and Mary Alice visiting their crazy, small town grandmother. While the kids are visiting they have many adventure and there are surprises around every corner!
Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz)

Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz)

By Gennifer Choldenko
47 ratings58 reviews
  • hannajuku
    hannajuku55 stars
    "Al Capone Does My Shirts" is a unique story about a twelve year old boy named Moose Flanagan. His family moves to the island of Alcatraz - where the nation's most dangerous criminals are kept - because his father got a job there as an electrician. Moose's older sister, Natalie, who is severely a...
The Magician's Tower: An Oona Crate Mystery

The Magician's Tower: An Oona Crate Mystery

By Shawn Thomas Odyssey
3 ratings1 reviews
  • bookworm890
    bookworm89055 stars
    If you like mystery and magic, this book is for you. Oona is back and better than ever. When a rare punchbowl is stolen from the carnival, she's on the case: because the punchbowl is key to understanding the day her mother and sister were killed.
The 13-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books)

The 13-Story Treehouse (The Treehouse Books)

By Andy Griffiths
82 ratings114 reviews
  • bunnyzhang
    bunnyzhang44 stars
    This book is a amazing book. This is because the characters Andy and Terry live in a cool 13-story tree house! They have a see threw swimming pool, a bowling alley, a man-eating shark tank, vines you can swing on, a games room, a secret underground laboratory, a lemonade fountain, a vegetable va...
Okay for Now

Okay for Now

By Gary D. Schmidt
16 ratings18 reviews
  • pinkiepie1a1
    pinkiepie1a155 stars
    This book is amazing, It is really an emotional rollercoaster. You began with this 8th grader called Douglas (He is referenced as "Doug" or "Douggo") moving to a new town called Marysville. He finds himself talking to a girl who happened to be Lilian Spicer or Lil for short. Her dad is the owner ...
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

By Catherynne M. Valente
16 ratings21 reviews
  • callie_b
    callie_b44 stars
    12-year-old September gets whisked out of her bedroom window to Fairyland by the Green Wind. That might seem super fun to you and me, but September has her troubles. She stumbles upon the peculiar witches Hello, Goodbye, and Manythanks. Goodbye asked her to fetch a spoon the evil ruler of Fairyla...
The Year of the Book (An Anna Wang novel)

The Year of the Book (An Anna Wang novel)

By Andrea Cheng
71 ratings90 reviews
  • felicisowl
    felicisowl55 stars
    Hi, and I hope you will enjoy my review of Year of the Book. I don't understand why people are saying sort of negative things about this book. For example, one person said the main character (Anna) was too serious. If you really catch the details, there are reasons why she is pretty serious. Besi...
Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles

Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles

By Karen Romano Young
10 ratings10 reviews
  • ocelot
    ocelot55 stars
    Dodo is moving. She is not very happy for moving and she can't seem to settle in on her move. Her sister can very easily, but she can't. On the drive there Dodo gets a blank notebook and she doodles in it the adventure she is taking. And that is what I just read. Find out all the things that...
The Emerald Atlas (Books of Beginning)

The Emerald Atlas (Books of Beginning)

By John Stephens
51 ratings62 reviews
  • ifeelbookish
    ifeelbookish44 stars
    So I rated this book 3.5 stars. Don't get me wrong, this is a REALLY good book but I USED to be in LOVE with fantasy novels. Now I'm kind of a little older and I've been reading less Middle Reader Fantasy (this is the first fantasy novel that I've read in like, a year), and more Young Adult novel...
The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo

The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo

By Judy Blume
5 ratings5 reviews
  • hockeyjake
    hockeyjake55 stars
    The One In The Middle Is The Green Kangaroo was about a boy named Freddy. He was the middle child in his family, he had an older brother and a younger sister. He got all one his brother's old clothes and his brother got new clothes He also had to share a room with his brother, since he hi...
Three Faces of Me

Three Faces of Me

By R.L. Stine
1 ratings1 reviews
My Life as a Book (The My Life series)

My Life as a Book (The My Life series)

By Janet Tashjian
51 ratings50 reviews
  • ocelot
    ocelot44 stars
    Summer's finally here and Derek Fallon is excited to doing crazy stuff everywhere! But when his parents sign him up for a Learning Camp, all his jumpiness and excitness comes to an end. But when he goes into camp, he makes many new friends and discovers that learning, is not so hard after all. ...
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

By John Grisham
33 ratings42 reviews
  • headhunter7667
    Theo is thrust into a no-win situation when an acquaintance confides that his cousin has incriminating evidence against the killer that is about to go free in the murder trial. But the cousin won't come forward because he is an illegal immigrant and fears that he will be deported and unable to su...


By Hans Bauer , Catherine Masciola
7 ratings6 reviews
  • ocelot
    ocelot55 stars
    This book is great. First of all I recommend this book to people who like adventure and shivers crawling up their back. This book is about a boy named Sawyer Brown and he goes on a fishing trip. Then he finds his mother's wedding ring. A wedding ring that might give his mother some help, ever...
Smells Like Dog

Smells Like Dog

By Suzanne Selfors
22 ratings23 reviews
  • reeahe1617
    Do you want to read a story about a dog that doesn’t make you cry? Well, Smells Like Dog by Suzanne Selfors is the book for you. This book takes place in modern days, and traverses through many different locations such as the pudding farm, the town of Milkydale, the big city, Ajitabh’s tower, the...
Otis Dooda: Strange but True (Otis Dooda Series)

Otis Dooda: Strange but True (Otis Dooda Series)

By Ellen Potter
3 ratings3 reviews
  • jess1018
    jess101822 stars
    This book was definetly for someone youger than me. I recommed this book to kids who like silly adventures. Otis Dooda is always getting called funny names. In the book he get's cursed, finds an undercover pony, has a pet rat named Smoochie, annoying siblings, farting, elbow licking, and more! I...
My Robots: The Robotic Genius of Lady Regina Bonquers III

My Robots: The Robotic Genius of Lady Regina Bonquers III

By Johan Olander
3 ratings1 reviews
  • slappy
    slappy22 stars
    Surprisingly, I did not like this book at all. It was very jumpy. Just random drawings, no real storyline or anything, just random drawings. I do not recommend.
Matilda (Random House Modern Classics)

Matilda (Random House Modern Classics)

By Roald Dahl
260 ratings312 reviews
  • valench
    valench33 stars
    Written by: Roald Dahl Illustrated by: Quentin Blake Reviewed by: Valentina Ch (age: 9) Matilda is a five year old girl that has two bad, evil, nasty, ugly parents. She learns to read and write on her own. She also starts going to school with the other five year old children but she is very...
Bad to the Bone (Down Girl and Sit Series)

Bad to the Bone (Down Girl and Sit Series)

By Lucy A. Nolan
5 ratings6 reviews
  • ilgrocks
    ilgrocks22 stars
    Down Girl, a dog, protects her home from Here Kitty Kitty, the enemy feline next door, and attempts to train his master to understand canine ways. i really thought it was a boring book
House of Secrets

House of Secrets

By Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
35 ratings36 reviews
  • xxpish
    xxpish55 stars
    Here’s my review for House of Secrets. Enjoy! The Walker family is in a situation. Dr. Walker, the dad lost his job after cutting an eye shape into a patient’s chest with a knife at his hospital. Now they live in a small apartment, and are looking for a house. They find the huge Kristoff Hou...
Aliens on Vacation (The Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast)

Aliens on Vacation (The Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast)

By Clete Smith
21 ratings16 reviews
  • lolo326
    lolo32644 stars
    This is a really great book so far. I haven't finished it yet, but it seems like a fantastic book. So far, it's about a kid named David, and his nickname is Scrub. He is visiting his eccentric hippie grandmother from his hometown in Tampa, Florida to Washington, D.C. at her (Intergalactic) Bed an...


By Kacy Cook
7 ratings5 reviews
  • fireblazes88
    fireblazes8822 stars
    This book was okay. I liked this book because it involved animals and how to take care of squirrels. This book involves Nell finding squirrels and taking care of them. This story was a bit to short and I would have preferred a longer story. This book was not the book I expected but it was also a ...
Ariol #1: Just a Donkey Like You and Me (Ariol Graphic Novels)

Ariol #1: Just a Donkey Like You and Me (Ariol Graphic Novels)

By Emmanual Guibert
48 ratings70 reviews
  • sarac
    sarac55 stars
    Ariol is a comic and an adventure story. Ariol is the main character in the story. There's also a super hero named Thunder Horse. Also if you like all different types of animals, you might like it. I didn't think I would like this book and I love this book. So I hope you will like it too, even i...

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