Welcome to the World of Reading

Welcome fellow readers! I hope you enjoy some of the popular books I have reviewed for you. I hope you take some of these books into consideration. May your journey through the knowledge of reading be as exciting as life. Happy Reading!!!!!

Friday, November 26, 2010

The Best School Year EverThe Best School Year Ever by Barbara Robinson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Best School Year ever is a hilarious, cute, and funny book that kids all over a bound to enjoy. The Herdman kids are back in school and everyone knows that if there is trouble there is a Herdman involved somewhere. This book tells the tales of the mischief these kids are creating with their crazy pranks, destructive animals, and well almost every bad prank multiplied by 1000. But is there some kind of mystery behind these pranks? A way of sharing the Herdman kid's characteristics and qualities? Join the Herdman kids as they take you through an adventure of pure mischief and destruction. This book is a trouble-makers dream.

View all my reviews

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Bamboo PeopleBamboo People by Mitali Perkins

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Bamboo People is about a war between the Burmese people and the Karenni people. When two soliders named Chiko and Tu-Reh, from opposite sides of the war meet unexpectedly, they are forced to work together to keep Chiko alive after stepping on a land mine. Their unlikely friendship is what makes the whole book go round. This book contains the characteristics of love, compassion, patriotism, war, injury, friendship and so much more. Your in for a real treat with this book.

View all my reviews
The DreamerThe Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan

The Dreamer is a compassionate story about a young boy named Reftali who sees the world differently than others. You might even call him an explorer of life if you will. Reftali has a father who is very strict and thinks that he is worth nothing at all. He thinks he is a worthless, skinny little thing that has no chance of a future. As Reftali grows up he develops a love for writing story's. He starts to work for his uncle's newspaper and soon gets a writing scholarship to a university. Reftali must face his father a lay down the law if he is going to ever be happy as his life goes on. What will father say? Join Reftali as he goes through a rough time and how he over comes it. This book I think is going to be the next Newberry Honor award. When you pick up this book your in for a journey through love and compassion for what you do.

View all my reviews