Monday, December 17, 2012

Animals In Danger by National Geographic

Informational
Do you like animals? Then this is the book for you. My favorite part is when it shows a wolf because it was cool. If you like animals I recommend this book for you.

-- TL

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Adventures In Cartooning by Strum Arnold


Graphic Novel/Comic
"What the heak Edward!" the knight says to his horse. "You almost killed me just for stopping for a bubblegum wrapper!" My favorite part is when you can draw the characters. If you like making comics, you should read this book.

-- WTH

Earth Songs by Myra Cohn Livingston

Poetry
My favorite part in Earth Songs is when little O, and the earth have a conversation. I like that part because you wonder what the secret is. This is a book that all people should read especially if you like poem's, the earth, and information."

-- E?

Misty's Twilight by Marguerite Henry


Realistic Fiction
My favorite part is when Misty gets back to her mom. Do you like horses? If you do, then you should read this book. I love this book becuse it is fun and funny.

-- AIC

DogKu by Andrew Clements


Fantasy
Do you like dogs? If you do, this is the book for you. My favorote part is when the dad gives Mooch a home. I like that because if Mooch didn't get a home then he could die and that woud be sad. If you like hyper dogs, I recommend you to read this book.

-- AM

The Quest for Paradise: The Return to the Kingdom of Fantasy by Geronimo Stilton


Fantasy
Have you heard of a mouse that can fly on the back of a dragon? Well in this story a mouse does. The dragon gets hit by a poisonous arrow. Geromino has to go into a spooky forest in search of the three witchs' house in order to find the antidote  The witches lock him up and almost eat him in mouse soup. If you like fairy tales, you should read this book.

-- EDL

Cat, You Better Come Home by Garrison Keillor

Fantasy
Have you ever read a book about a cat that runs away from home? Well, that is what this book is all about. I say my favorite part was when the cat became famous. I liked this part because it had pretty pictures. So if you like cats, pretty pictures, and rhyming stories you should read this book.

-- AH

The Wich's Vacation by Norman Bridwell


Fantasy
Have you ever wonderd about a witch going on a vacation? Well, I have and this book can tell you all about it. My favorite part is when the witch turn's a kid into a frog. My next favorite part is when the witch builds a sand castle because it was funny. If you like witch's, you will love this book.

-- A.M

National Geographic Readers: Frogs! by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
Do you like frogs? If you do, you should read this book. My favorite part of this book is that they showed a little comic becouse it is funny. So if you like frogs, I guarantee this book.

-- H.P.L.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Life in the Rainforests by Lucy Baker

Informational
Do you like nature? Then you should read this book. My favorite part is when they show a Jaguar because it was cool. If you like nature then I recommend this book for you.

-- TL

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evens

Science Fiction
Do you like electric kids; ne that can shock people? If you do, you should read this book! My favorite part is when Michael shocks people. I like it because it sounds cool! I reccomend this book to anyone who likes getting out of prison or action and a lot fights!

-- C.B.

Holes by Louis Sachar

Realistic Fiction
Do you like adventure? Adventure in the desert? If you do, you should read this book! My favorite part is when Stanley eats the sploosh. I like it because it sounds good! Again if you like adventure you should read this book!

-- C.B.

National Geographic Readers: Cats vs. Dogs by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
Do you have a pet? My favorit part is when it shows a wolf becouse the wolf is beautiful  If you like cats and dogs you should read this book.

-- H.P.L

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Horrible Harry's Secret by Suzy Kline



Realistic Fiction
'I'm in love'." That's something they say in this book. Do you know about love? Well this book tell's you all about it. My favorite part is when Harry asked Song Lee to write, "I like you." I liked how they became friends.

-- AD

Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman, Ben Cort

Fantasy
Do you like underpants and aliens? Well, if you do, you will like this book because that is what it's about. My favorite part is when the aliens are looking at the statues with underpants because the aliens are looking at some pretty funny underpants. My favorite is the one in the middle because it is stacked with underpants. So if you like aliens and underpants, you should read this book.

-- K.S.J.

Lost in Spice by Judith Byron Schachner

Fantasy
Have you ever wonderd what your dogs do when you leave? Well my favorite is when he gets spices from his mom and pours it on his bed because it is funny. My next favorite part is when he goes in his closet to get something and jumps and pretends like he is in space because it is super funny. My next favorite part is when he finds a repleca of him that is green and evil because it is super. super, I mean super cool. If you like dogs that are funny you shoud read this book.

-- I.O.W.

National Geographic Readers: Bats by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
If you like Bats then you should realy read this book about bats. My favorite part of this book is when the animal shelter saved the baby bats. This was my favorite part because it's saving nature. So, if you like nature, then you should read this book.

-- MMJ

Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman & Ben Cort

Fantasy
Do you like underpants and aliens? Well, if you do, you will like this book because that is what it's
about. My favorite part is when the aliens are looking at the statue's of underpants because the aliens are looking at some pretty funny underpants. My favorite part is the one in the middle because it is a statue with underpants. So if you like aliens and underpants, you should read this book.

-- K.S.J.

If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff

Fantasy
If you give a pig a pancake, what will she want next? If you want to know, read this book. My favorite part is when she gets a pancake because she wants everything. I recommend this book to all readers

-- sh

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Realistic Fiction
Do you like wimpy kids that are named Greg? If you do, I think you will love this book! I like the part when Greg starts singing in his head! Then starts going slow on a spelling test. I like it because it is funny! I recommend this book to anyone who likes comics and wimpy kids.

-- C.B.

Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner

Fantasy
Do you like snowmen? If you do I recommend you read this book because it tells a story about it. My favorite part is when the snowmen go sleding because it's fun. And if you wonder about snowmen you should read this book.

-- J.S

Wenday is Spaghetti Day by Maryann Cocca-Leffler


Fantasy
Do you like cats? If you do, then this is the book for you. My favorite part was when the cats ate lunch. Because it was hilarious. Do you ever wonder what your pet cat do when you leave them home alone? Read it!

-- GAL

Oh, What a Daughter by Judith Wormersley

Fantasy
Oh what a daughter is something that Annabel's mama says in this story. My favorite part is when Annabel puts on makeup and jewelry. Her mom gets mad. If you like animals you should read this book.

-- H.P.L

Monday, December 10, 2012

Wednesday Is Spaghetti Day by Cocca-Leffler

Fantasy
Do you ever wonder what your pet cats do when you leave them home alone? this will answer all your questions. My favrite parts are when Scruffy comes in like a baby and when one of the cats dances with an onion on celery. I recommend this book to all readers"

-- sh

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Dogku by Andrw Cllements

Realistic Fiction
Have you ever heard of a dog that just can't get enough loves? Well, this book tells you all about just such a dog. One of the good parts about this book is the bath makes the dog go crasy!!!!!!

-- ??

Plants and Animals Live Here by George Wong

Informational
Have you wanted to read about animals? My favrite part is when you get to see the animals. If you like animals I recommend you should read this book.

-- sh

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Stardragon by Andrew Breakspeare


Fantasy
High in the clouds, above a land of ice and snow, a Stardragon lay fast asleep. He was surrounded by glowing stones. My favorite part is when Stardragon finds his stones. Because it makes him happy. Do you like Dragns or belilve in them? If you do, than you should read this book.

-- GAL

Weirdos from Another Planet! by Bill Watterson

Graphic Novel/Comic
Do you like silly boys; boys that fly up in the sky on a balloon? If so, you should read this book! My favorite part is when Calvin thinks it's a dream when he's falling from the sky and starts gasping like crazy! I like it because it is funny. If you like silly boys, you really will like this book.

-- C.B

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

Realistic Fiction
Have you every had a terrible, horrible, no good, very day? Well, in this book that happens. My favorite part is when he gets car sick. I liked when he got pushed in the mud. I recommend this book to anyone who likes terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days.

-- AD

Rumpelstiltskin by Paul O. Zelinsky

Folk Tales
If you like Folk Tales this is the book for you. My favorite part is when the queen found out Rumpelstiltskin's name I liked that because it made him really really mad. If you like Folk Tales, I recommend this book.

-- PP

National Geographic Readers: Sharks! by Anne Schreiber

Informational
If you like sharks, you should read this book. My favorite shark is the Lantern Shark. It is covered with glow slime so it glows! If you are interested, you should read this book.

-- H.P.L.

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Historical Fiction
Little House in the big Woods has all the stuff you need to learn about an author's life. My favorite part for a funny reason: when Pa thought a tree trunk was a bear. That is my favorite part cause Pa grabbed a heavy stick and thwaked the tree trunk. If you like funny and exiting books, this is the one you read.

-- K.A.N

Whatever After #1: Fairest of All by Sarah Mlynowski

Fantasy
Do you like fun, hilarious books. If you do, this is the perfet book. My favorote part is when Abby and Jona save Snow Whites fariy tale. I like that because it was awesome  If you like hilarious books, I recommend this book to you.

-- AM

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst

Realistic Fiction
My favorite part is when Alexander gets money. If you like Alexander Is Rich Last Sunday then you should read this book.

-- AIC

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Fantasy
Hey! Have you ever herd that cows can type. I have. My favorite part was when the cows send so many letters. That is my favrite part because I send letter to my Dad. I recommend this book to anyone who like's fantasy

-- mvj

Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Spice by Judith Byron Schachner

Fantasy
Do you like tonge twisters and crazzy cats? If you do, this is the book for you. My favorite part is when Skipyjon Jones goes to space. I thought it was cool. If you like crazy cats, I recommend you to read this book.

-- AM

A Tiger Cub Grows Up by Joan Hewett

Realistic Fiction
Do you like tigers? If you do, then you should read this book I think that you will love this book.

-- AIC

Cat, You Better Come Home by Garrison Keillor


Fantasy
"Your'e a top cat now and your'e riding high, but they'll dump you in the river when the well runs dry. So cat you better come." Have you ever heard of a runaway cat? If you like the sound of that, then you should read this book. My favorite part is when Puff said, "You can seek your fortune, but nevertheless remember your name and adress because someday you'll need to come home." I liked that part cause it's funny. I recomend this book to all rearders who like run away cats

-- -?

Cool Calculotuons by J.M. Wechter & Associates

Informational
Have you ever wonderd about calculations. If you have, this is the book for you. Calculations are cool.  They can help you find what the answer is in math. But make sure not to cheat. Calculators are fun and cool. My favrite part is when you get to play the games. I recomnend this book to people who want to know about calculations.

-- sh

Whale and Dolphin by Vincent Serventy

Informational
Orcas grab their pray and drowned them. I thought that was cool. Dolphins, whales and orcas are the onily mammals that lilve under water.

-- G K W

Dogku by Andrew Clements


Realistic Fiction
Do you like animals, dogs, or even schools? Well, if you do, then think about a book with a dog that needs a home and gets taken in. My favorite part is when the dad is going some where and reports a lost dog. I like this part because it is surprising. If you like suprising books you should read this book.

-- J.M.S.

How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky, Dr

Fantasy
Do you like Santa's job? If you do, I recomend you tead this book. My favorite part is when Santa gets shot out of the cannon as a clown because it looks fun. If you like Santa's job I recomend you read this book.

-- J.S

Six Sick Sheep: 101 tongue twisters by Stephanie Calmensen & Cole Joanna

Poetry
"Sally sells seashells by the sea shore." is a sentence from Six Sick Sheep.You will love Six Sick Sheep Well, me favorite part is that Sally is a crab. So if you like tongue twisters you should read this book.

-- H.P.L.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The Parable of the Chocolate Chips by Sharon Larsen

Fantasy
Do you like chocolate cake? In this story it is dangerous to eat it. Zynock and Hobdob wanted the people to eat chocolate cake so they would have power over them. Zynock and Hobdob make the people crave chocolate by giving them free chocolate chip cookies. This story tought me that being a good example is very important. All the people of Rayad thought that whatever the princess did was OK for them to do also. I think you should read this book because it's interesting.

-- EDL

Big Nate and Friends by Lincoln Peirce

Graphic Novel/Comic
Hey, have you ever heard of two kids making up mean things about their friends. but they didn't mean it? My favorite part is when they were dreaming about summer because they kept saying summer. I recommend this book to who ever likes Big Nate.

-- MVJ

National Geographic Readers: Frogs! by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
Do you like frogs? If you do, this is the book for you. My favorite part is when the frog snatches a bug. I thought it was cool. If you like frogs, I recommend this book to you.

-- AM

Just Like Bossy Bear by David Horvath

Fantasy
"The red. Give it to ME!!!" That is what Turtle says. Turtle says, "SING TO ME!!!!" The owl is just staring at Turtle. I like that because owl can't sing. I recommend this book to people that like talking animals.

-- ZFS

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

Realistic Fiction
Have you had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day? Well in this book the boy has a terrible,  horrible  no good, very bad day. My favorite part is when he's in the car and he feels car sick. He then fall's in the mud. I recommend this book to anyone who likes terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days.

-- AD

Thursday, November 1, 2012

National Geographic Readers: Bats by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
Do you like information books? If you do then read this one about bats because it is cool and there are many fun facts and a few jokes. One of my favorite parts is when it says that vampire bats turn into vampires. My last favorite part is when it says that little white bats build a tent out of leaves when it rains.

-- J.M.S.

National Geographic Explorer, March 2012 by NGS

Informational
Do you like poisonous stuff? My favorite part in this book is when they show a Komodo Dragon. I thought it looked cool. I recommend this magazine to people how like facts.

-- GT