Tuesday, December 23, 2014

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 25th Anniversary by Laura Joffe Numeroff

Fantasy
Have you ever given a mouse a cookie? I haven't. My favorite part is when he cleans the whole house instead of just himself, then making a bigger mess than it was. I recommend you read this book because it is funny.

 -- L.H.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Space by DK Publishing, Inc

Informational
Have you ever been in outer space? I will tell you a little bit about space. Around 28 million light-years from earth in the constellation Virgo. It lies in a spiral galaxy with a very bright nucleus. Now I will tell you a little bit about space pioneers. Since the 19th century many people and indeed animals have taken part in mankind's efforts to develop spacecraft and explore outer space. That is what outer space is like. I recommend you read this book if you like science in space.

--z

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds

Poetry
Jasper Rabbit loved to eat carrots until they start to follow him. My favorite part was when Jasper Rabbit builds a fence around carrots because they cheered. I recommend you read this book if you like creepy stuff.

--lap

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Dinosaurs' Halloween by Liza Donnelly

Fantasy
My favorite part is when they were having fun. Then a dinosaur came. He called all the big dinosaurs. they scared all the people in the town.

-- K.P.B

Cookie's Week by Cindy Ward

Realistic Fiction
I like this book when cookie get stuck in the toilet. It is so funny. I had so much fun reading this book I recommend you read this book if you like cats.

-- JM

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Dolphin Tale 2 by Charles Martin Smith

Realistic Fiction
If you liked Dolphin Tale then I think you should watch Dolphin Tale 2. My favorite part is when the Clearwater Marine Aquarium saved Hope and put her in the same pool that Winter is in so she has someone to swim with. I like this book because the dolphins do lots of intresting things. I recommend you read this book if you want to learn more about Winter and Hope.

--ASC

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Albert Goes to Town by Jennifer Jordan

Realistic Fiction
I like this book because his next door neighbor gives him a car. Then Albert goes to town. I would recommend this book if you like cars.

--BS

The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth by Joanna Cole

Informational
Have you ever been inside the earth? I haven't. My favorite part is when they fly up the volcano and drive to the field so they can drive back. If you like the magic school bus you should read this book.

--L.H.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet by Anna Claybourne

Informational
Have you ever felt like something is crawling on you or afraid to go swimming in the ocean? Well here's the book for you. The book is called 100 Most Feared Creatures. It will make your hair stand on end. I like this book because of the amazing facts. If you like books like this book, you should read this book.

-- rt

World Series Showdowns by Richard J. Brenner

Informational
This book is really fun. You can learn about baseball and it shows all the baseball teams, and all the pitchers stand up all the batters. You will like this book.

-- LL

The Yeti Files: Meet the Bigfeet by Kevin Sherry

Fantasy

Have you ever thought monsters are real? Well if you do, you should read this book. My favorite part is when Blizz rides a unicorn. And when they show Blizzes hide out it has a hot tub and a Rock wall and every thing you could imagine. you should read this book if you like awesome things

--bt

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Magic Tree House #25: Stage Fright on a Summer Night by Mary Pope Osborne

Fantasy
In this Magic Tree House book they go back into Old England, in the time of Queen Elizabeth. They get to meet William Shakespeare and be in one of his plays. Girls are not allowed to be in plays or anything. So they tuck Annie's hair in to make it look like she is a boy and they call her Andy. I found out that Queen Elizabeth had not looked into a good old mirror for 20 years and has black teeth. I recommend you read this book if you like to learn about places long ago.

-- SO

Cookie's Week by Cindy Ward

Fantasy
I like this book. I liked the part when Cookie fell in the toilet because the picture was really funny, And because water spilled everywere. It was really funny! I recommend this book if you like funny book's.

-- G.W

Magic Tree House #24: Earthquake in the Early Morning by Mary Pope Osborne

Fantasy
In this book there is an earthquake in San Francisco. Jack and Annie got out of there right in time with the last thing they needed to get home. When they got to the Frog Creek Woods, Annie says, "Lets get home before Mom and Dad get up." I recommend you read this book if you like exciting books that make you happy!

-- T.B.J.

Bad Kitty School Daze by Nick Bruel

Fantasy
I like when Bad Kitty goes to school he is very nervous. They are learning to be good dogs and cats and plus he is not wearing any clothes. So after school he was happy because he learned to be happy then he stopped bugging his baby.  If you like cats and dogs and school you will like this book.

--PRA

How Big is It?: A Big Book All about Bigness by Ben Hillman

Informational
I like how it tells how big things are. If you like to know how big things are you should read this book.

--JAM

Jack's Talent by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Fantasy
I like this book because it shows their talents and tells their names. You should read this book if you like picture books.

-- K.T

Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne

Fantasy
I like this book because of the adventure they have in it and the horse with the chariot that carries them ofF. I think you should read this book because it is cool and it gets you excited about reading!

-- T.B.J.

Mooncake by Frank Asch

Fantasy
My favorite part was when Bear went to the moon because bear made a spaceship. It was really cool. But my most favorite it part was when the bear got to eat the moon cake because it was really from the moon.

--G.W

Cats Vs. Dogs by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
Who do you think will win the battle? Cat or dog. Well I think dog because they're my favorite pet. I like this book because you can tell when a dog is angry, sad, happy, mad or excited. You should read this if you like cats and dogs.

--bt

You Are Special: A Story for Everyone by Max Lucado

Fantasy
Would you want to be Punchinello? I like how his dots can fall off him, and how he did the right thing. If you are feeling down you should read this book.

--KC

The Magic School Bus in the Haunted Museum: A Book about Sound by Linda Beech & Joanna Cole

Fantasy
Have you ever ridden in a bus to a haunted house with a broken instrument. Then come back with it fixed? I haven't. My favorite part is when Carlos said, "Cornelia if you're there, can you help me?" and then she answered. So everyone got scared except for Mrs. Frizzle. I recommend you read this book if you like haunted houses.

-- LH

Dolphins and Porpoises by Wagner Brust

Informational
My favorite part is when the dolphins leap really high. I like this book because I want to learn about dolphins and other interesting stuff about dolphins and porpoises. I recommend you read this book if you're interested in dolphins and porpoises.

-- ASC

Cats Vs. Dogs Front Cover Elizabeth Carney

Nonfiction
Who do you think will win the battle: cat or dog? Well I think a dog because they are my favorite pet. I like this book because it tells you when dogs are mad, sad, angry, or exited. You should read this if you like dogs and cats

-- Bt

Frogs! by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
Did you know I like frogs? If you like frogs read this book. It has all kinds of facts. I will tell you one. Some frogs eat other frogs.

-- JHW

Corduroy by Freeman

Fantasy
Corduroy is a bear. He is cuddly. He is cute. But one day he lost his button. He went looking for it. Then someone bought him. He was sad. Then the girl found a button. Then he was happy. I like this book. My mom used to read this book to my family.

-- L.O.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Informational
 I like this book because it is very funny. My favorite joke was, "Why was the nose sad? It was tired of getting picked on."

--JM

Monday, October 13, 2014

More Spaghetti, I Say! by Rita Golden Gelman

Fantasy
Would you like to eat spaghetti on every thing? I like how she could bike thought spaghetti. I understand why they keep saying, "More spaghetti I say."

--   KC

Friday, October 10, 2014

Sharks! by Anne Schreiber

Informational
If you like sharks, read this book. Some sharks lay eggs. I think that is weird. The fastest shark is a Mako shark. It can swim up to 20 miles an hour. That is a lot. The creepiest is the great white shark. It is a great hunter.

-- JHW

Berlioz the Bear Jan Brett

Fantasy
I like when the bears get to the ball to play. I also liked when they worked together to get to the ball. If you would like to be in a band or a writer for music you should read this book.

-- PA

Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons by Bill Watterson

Graphic Novel/Comic
Do you like epic adventures and funny, stories? Then you should read this book.

-- qss

Bats by Elizabeth Carney

Informational
Did you ever think bats are monsters? Well they aren't. They are actually nice and fluffy. The biggest bat in the world is the flying fox bat. There are two kinds of bats: fruit bats and insect bats. You should read this book if you like bats.

-- BT

Monday, October 6, 2014

Boo-Hoo Moo by Margie Palatini

Fantasy
I recommend If you like funny animals you should read this book.

-- K.P.B

Friday, October 3, 2014

The Witch's Vacation by Norman Bridwell

Fantasy
There were two children who lived by a nice witch. One day the kids had to go to summer camp. The witch surprised them and help them. I recommend this book because it is fun and funny.

-- GS

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Oh, what a daughter! by Judith Womersley

Fantasy
Annabel was a girl whose mom had no clue what to do with her. Annabel's so annoying, her mom moaned she's always late getting up and she's always last out the door with half her stuff scattered all over her floor. Annabel laughed and giggled as she walked out the door. Oh what a daughter! She's impossible for her mom. Her room was an awful mess and who would clean it up? Her mom was NOT happy. "She is such a worry." sighed Annabel's mom. "Annabel's so embarrassing." moaned her mom. Her clothes are crazy and her makeup is so strange. One night Annabel went to a game that was going to be on TV. she was so excited! "Annabel's in Hollywood!" shouted her mom. The next day they went to see who won. Annabel won. Annabel hugged her mom and her mom said, "Oh what a daughter."

--AS

Clifford Takes a Trip Front Cover by Norma Bidwell

Fantasy
Clifford is a big red dog who has a family that went on a trip. Clifford didn't get to go because he didn't fit in the car. So he stayed with the lady next door. He was so lonely he howled until someone threw a shoe at him. It didn't hurt him, but hurt his feelings. the next morning he went to find them nothing stopped him. Then he found them.

-- BT

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kiney

Fantasy
Have you ever gone to a farm and find a diamond and 2 goblins? I now I haven't. My favorite part was when the goblin shrunk. He shrunk because he had caught the diamond in his hat so that the girls can't take it back to the queen. i recommend you read this book because it is funny. Lizzie Hunsaker

--?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Great Migrations: Butterflies by Laura F. Marsh

Informational
Butterflies have colored wings and sometimes are black and white. My favorite fact is how they weigh less than a paper clip. If you like butterflies, you should read this book.

-- LH

Be Brave Chuckie! by Kitty Richards

Realistic Fiction
I like this book because it is funny and baby like. There is a very sassy girl and if you like sassy girls then I would recommend this book.

-- JM

The Bremen-Town Musicians by Ruth Belov Gross, Irmaos Grimm

Folk Tales
Ever thought about animals making music? If you like something I said you will like this book. I like the part where they break the glass. It is a weird and funny book.

-- J W L

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney

Graphic Novel/Comic
One day Greg Heffley and his family were driving to a cabin and stayed there for a few days. When they got there it was snowing really bad. You will like this book because it is funny.

-- LL

Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel

Folk Tale
I liked this book because I liked when they had fun and when they fell down the well.

--  K.P.B

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Volcanoes by Anna Claybourne

Informational
Volcanos are cool and big. They are scary. I think if you like volcanos you should read this book.

--Z K

Shoo, Fly Guy! by Tedd Arnold

Fantasy
Fly guy and buzz were best friends and they will never break up. One day Buzz went on a picnic and Fly guy was really hungry. I'm not going to tell you what happens because you need to read it and it is really funny.

-- LL

The Snow Beard by Miriam Moss

Fantasy
I like this book because animals help other animals.

-- KPB

ABC I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson

Poetry
I like this book because it teaches little kids there ABC. I like this because it has all the ABC in it.

--KPB

My Luck Day by Keiko Kasza

Fantasy
Would you want to try and get a lot of cookies and a lot of stuff done for you all while you're getting ready for dinner? I like when the fox fainted, It was funny. I think you should read this book.

-- KC

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future by Dav Pilkey

Historical Fiction
Down in a village called Cavevill there were two cave children named Ook and Gluk. Their chief was was very mad all the time. It's because once he makes something better—like when their chief makes a tire—Ook and Gluk make motorcycles. Then the chief gets mad. So they make a time portal and go to the future and get a ton of ideas to show off, but then they get chased by the chief into the future. Then they find a Kung Fu place and stay there for the rest of their lives.

-- C.L.A

Friday, September 19, 2014

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

Fantasy
Did you ever know cows could type? But only on Farmer Brown's farm. The cows type letters to Farmer Brown that say, "We want electric blankets. Sincerely the cows." Farmer brown does not give them the blankets. The cows do not give him milk, so they traded the typewriter for the blankets. So they got the blankets. Then the ducks got the typewriter. They say they want a diving board. You should read this book if you like silly things.

--BT

A Present for Grandfather BY Gertrude Chandler Warner

Realistic Fiction
If you were running away, would you live in a boxcar? I like when they find the boxcar and when they made a pool in the brook and played in it. I like how Henry and Jessie are kind of like the mom and dad. They made a Old boxcar into a home. I like how they work together.

--KC