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Loser by Jerry Spinelli, Eileen Spinelli (Editor), Joanna Cotler (Editor)

Loser by Jerry Spinelli, Eileen Spinelli (Editor), Joanna Cotler (Editor)

By Eileen Spinelli (Editor), Joanna Cotler (Editor) by Jerry Spinelli
4.52
31 ratings36 reviews
  • Bob the guy
    I was sadly forced to read this book last year for summer reading. I am not too fond of this book, it's nice how he tries to find a little girl who gets lost in a storm.. but in the end.. *spoiler* he doesn't even find the girl. Turns out the little girl was found hours ago and Zinkoff was the on...
Number the Stars

Number the Stars

By Lois Lowry
4.61
215 ratings320 reviews
  • felicisowl
    felicisowl55 stars
    This.. this... is a beautiful story about trust, believing in yourself, the horrors of war.. and most importantly, it's about the friendship between Annemarie and Ellen, and how families can get through the most horrible of crises if they just.. believe. This book takes place in Copenhagen, Denma...
Guinness World Records 2018: Meet our Real-Life Superheroes

Guinness World Records 2018: Meet our Real-Life Superheroes

By Guinness World Records
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • roysen
    roysen55 stars
    this book is so good it tells you all the world record in 2018 that's so cool for my in only one book so many world records right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

By Kate DiCamillo
4.68
81 ratings107 reviews
  • happypug12
    happypug1244 stars
    Reader, there's a reason that classics are classics; don't let their names fool you into thinking that only the grey-haired and elderly will enjoy them. There is something enchanting about the Tale of Despereaux. The simplicity is charming, and there is not a single chapter wasted talking about n...
Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

By Katherine Paterson
4.43
74 ratings73 reviews
  • xxpish
    Jess(e) wants to be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. He practices every morning, before he has to go milk the cow. He lives on a farm with four sisters and their parents. One day when new neighbors move into the house next door, he meets Leslie, their 10-year-old daughter. After a few d...
Maniac Magee

Maniac Magee

By Jerry Spinelli
4.65
55 ratings106 reviews
  • jc20
    jc2033 stars
    This story happened at Pennsylvania, when the orphan Maniac Magee lost his parents in an car accident. The he went to live with his closest relatives. His uncle and aunt doesn’t like each other and wanted to get a divorce, they have separated things like 2 refrigerators, 2 TVs,etc. Maniac magee l...
The Westing Game

The Westing Game

By Ellen Raskin
4.42
36 ratings34 reviews
  • anajas1
    anajas155 stars
    "The Westing Game" By Ellen Raskin is a mystery book. Turtle Wexler is just a normal girl, with a mom that craves attention, so when her family moves into a fancy apartment overlooking Lake Michigan, she's not surprised. But Sam Westing is found dead in his mansion, and all the tenants of Turtle'...
Peril at House End: B2 (Collins Agatha Christie ELT Readers)

Peril at House End: B2 (Collins Agatha Christie ELT Readers)

By Agatha Christie
0 ratings1 reviews
  • septembergirl
    I really want to start reading more Agatha Christie because her books are so AMAZING!! She wrote these books so long ago and people still love them!
The BFG

The BFG

By NA
4.64
245 ratings413 reviews
  • felicisowl
    felicisowl55 stars
    The BFG is no ordinary giant - quite honestly, humans don't believe giants exist. They do exist, but most of them, like the Bloodbottler and the Fleshlumpeater, are cruel, nasty giants that live in a place called Giant County. They eat children daily and are gruesome even to look at. (Don't even ...
Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

By Thomas Hardy
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews

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