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Booked

Booked

By Kwame Alexander
4.67
9 ratings5 reviews
  • truesunshine
    truesunshine55 stars
    I JUST finished this book, and it's A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. It's written in verse/poetry style and it's about a boy named Nick. He plays soccer and something really bad happens- his parents get divorced. Then he can't play in a special tournament in Dallas because he sprained his ankle and something was w...
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire (Book 4)

Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire (Book 4)

By J.K. Rowling
4.84
393 ratings331 reviews
  • olliebob
    olliebob55 stars
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a delightfully scary book. The plot twists are everywhere. The tension is everywhere. The heartbreak is everywhere. Harry starts his summer by going to the Quidditch World Cup with Hermione and the Weasley's. After the tournament, Death Eaters (Follower...
Wonder

Wonder

By R. J. Palacio
4.8
1302 ratings2883 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. ...
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

By Linda Sue Park
4.51
45 ratings63 reviews
  • truesunshine
    truesunshine55 stars
    A Long Walk To Water. One of my favorite books of all time. It's about a boy named Salva who had to escape war from his home in South Sudan. He walked miles and miles to refugee camps. (Fun Fact: Salva stayed in one of the refugee camps for 10 YEARS!) But the thing is he NEVER gave up. And that t...
Savvy

Savvy

By Ingrid Law
4.44
144 ratings171 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...
Sway

Sway

By Amber McRee Turner
4.77
13 ratings16 reviews
  • redheadperson22
    Cass completely idolizes her mom, Toodi Bleu (she basically thinks her mom is the best thing since sliced bread). Toodi Bleu volunteers for a rescue squad, so she's never home for very long. Cass dreams of being just like her mom. Cass's dad, Douglas, is fine, but not as cool. But when Toodi Bleu...
Smile

Smile

By Raina Telgemeier
4.73
1276 ratings2851 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...
Rain Reign

Rain Reign

By Ann M. Martin
4.51
35 ratings54 reviews
  • borntoswim
    "Rain Reign" is a sad but moving story. Ann M. Martin, the author is one of my favorite writers and all of her books are amazing. This one definitely didn't disappoint. Meet Rose Howard, a fifth-grader who is obsessed with homonyms, rules, and prime numbers. She lives in a small town with just he...
Sisters

Sisters

By Raina Telgemeier
4.73
401 ratings978 reviews
  • cooliobubbles
    This book is about the author, Raina, and her sister Amara. As a little girl Raina always wanted a sister. But now she doesn't because Amara and her bicker A LOT. Amara is a good artist and Raina likes to listen to music. Their mom Denise and their dad have another kid named Will. When Will gets ...
Ghosts

Ghosts

By Raina Telgemeier
4.66
170 ratings303 reviews
  • jenny12345678
    I love this book! I had recently read this and it was really good. Catrina and her family move to the coast of Northern California due to her little sister, Maya. Maya has Cystic Fibrosis. It affects breathing and digestion. Cat thinks that they're moving mainly for Maya since she won't be having...

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