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Kid Picks

April 13, 2014

Title: Mark of Athena

Author: Rick Riordan

What I thought about it: This book is full of adventure and I love it.

Reviewed by: Kay Shin Pua

 

 

 

Title: Ride Fly Guy Ride

Author: Tedd Arnold

What I thought about it: What I liked best about this book is fly guy get flew to alot of places by someone or something.

Reviewed by: A’Teya Leonard

 

 

Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J.K. Rowling

What I thought about it: It is funny adventures and catches my senses

Reviewed by: Anonymous

 

 

 

Title: Bake Sale

Author: Sara Varon

What I thought about it: I like the part when cupcake goes to the sauna and her wrapper peals off.

Reviewed by: Michelle Kim

 

 

 

Title: Wonder

Author: R.J. Palacio

What I thought about it: When all the kids start being nice to Auggie and Auggie becomes the new hero around.

Reviewed by: Chelsea

 

 

 

Title: Wings of Fire (Series)

Author: Tui T. Sutherland

What I thought about it: Dragons haves to stop a raging war by tribes. Mudwings, Seawing, Sandwing, Ice wing, rainwing, skywing, and Nightwing.

Reviewed by: Sanjana

 

 

 

Title: Barnum’s Bones

Author: Tracey Fern

What I thought about it: The best thing is that time when this guy finds some cool fossils.

Reviewed by: Anonymous

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April 6, 2014

Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Author: Jeff Kinney

What I thought about it: What I liked best about this book is that it is really funny and it’s has alot of picters in the book.

Reviewed by: A’Teya Leonard

 

 

 

Title: The Serpents Shadow

Author: Rick Riordan

What I thought about it: It has lots of Egyptian magic and Egyptian mythology.

Reviewed by: Nurije

 

 

 

Title: Dance Class. 6, A Merry Olde Christmas

Author: Beka

What I thought about it: I like when the old lady sings opera.

Reviewed by: Cathy

 

 

 

Title: Giants Beware!

Author: Jorge Aguirre

What I thought about it: I like the part when Marie lays on a bed and pretends she can feel a pea but there is no pea!

Reviewed by: Michelle Kim

 

 

Title: Wonder

Author: R.J. Palacio

What I thought about it: I absolutely love this book because, it is so discriptive and it is about bullying and gives us a message not to do it. Also I was stuck on this book as soon as I got it.

Reviewed by: Christine Kim

 

 

Title: Nickel Bay Nick

Author: Dean Pitchford

What I thought about it: It was funny

Reviewed by: Madison Harris

 

 

 

Title: Happy Birthday Bad Kitty

Author: Nick Bruel

What I thought about it: Kitty’s B-day and her mom come’s.

Reviewed by: Ella Points

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March 30, 2014

Title: The Lightning Thief

Author: Rick Riordan

What I thought about it: I thought that this book had a great overall plot and loved the mythical view of things.

Reviewed by: Amber

 

 

 

Title:HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Author: J.K. Rowling

What I thought about it: [What I liked best about it…] Harry finding Sirius as his godfather.

Reviewed by: Jasmine

 

 

 

Front CoverTitle: My Worst Days Diary

Author: Suzanne Altman

What I thought about it: What I liked best about this book is that mighty mo brings her snake to school and her friends laghed cause it fell out of the box

Reviewed by: A’Teya Leonard

 

 

Title: Walls Within Walls

Author: Maureen Sherry

What I thought about it: I like how it is a treasure hunt and there are lots of codes. Author was creative and clever about the codes.

Reviewed by: G. Pritchett

 

 

 

Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Author: Jeff Kinney

What I thought about it: It was one of the funniest book I have ever read!

Reviewed by: Kate Pritchett

 

 

 

 

Title: Clever Jack Takes the Cake

Author: Candice Fleming

What I thought about it: I would give it three stars. It was a pretty good book I must say, but it sorta made me feel depressed in the starting.

Reviewed by: Adrian

 

 

 

Title: Hurry Up, Houdini

Author: Mary Pope Osborne

What I thought about it: It was fabulous! Very interesting and always kept me on the edge of my seat!

Reviewed by: Ella K.

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March 23, 2014

Title: The Mysterious Cheese Thief

Author: Geronimo Stilton

What I thought about it: I like when they discovered that all of the cheese was gone and when they founds the person who took all of th cheese and her house made out of cheese.

Reviewed by: Gabby

 

 

Title: Dear Mr. Henshaw

Author: Beverly Cleary

What I thought about it: Some of the events were good, but could’ve been better

Reviewed by: Caroline Freeman

 

 

 

Title: Super Fly Guy

Author: Tedd Arnold

What I thought about it: What I liked best about this book is fly guy eats stuff that’s made out of garbge and rotten milk and nasty chiken bones

Reviewed by: A’Teya Leonard

 

 

 

Title: The Kicks (Series)

Author: Alex Morgan

What I thought about it: Its really good and exciting. Who ever likes soccer can read this.

Reviewed by: Claire Valentine

 

 

 

Title: The Lord of the Rings

Author: J.R.R. Tolkein

What I thought about it: A truly amazing book. I felt like I really was in Middle-Earth.

Reviewed by: Juliana Koch

 

 

 

Title: Eragon

Author: Christopher Paolini

What I thought about it: cool avancharest and amasing.

Reviewed by: Jadyh Paris Morrison

 

 

 

Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Author: Jeff Kinney

What I thought about it: it was fun

Reviewed by: Sanjana Pandu

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March 16, 2014

Title: Cinderella Smith

Author: Stephanie Barden

What I thought about it: It had mystirys and fun. and I liked it.

Reviewed by: Sabrina

 

 

 

Title: Andy Shane and the Barn Sale Mystery

Author: Jennifer Richard Jacobson

What I thought about it: When they traded gift’s.

Reviewed by: Chhavi

 

 

 

Title: Judy Moody Saves the World

Author: Megan McDonald

What I thought about it: it was a good book it was really edgucating for how to save the worlds trash issue I <3 it

Reviewed by: Nia Omar <3

 

 

 

Title: Ferdinand

Author: M. Leaf

What I thought about it: It’s a funny story about a bull who is not furious like others

Reviewed by: Sarah and Aisha

 

 

 

Title: The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes (Series)

Author: Anne Mazer

What I thought about it: Abby is the best in her class and wants to be a star reporter.

Reviewed by: Mizheh Alam

 

 

 

Title: The Lightning Thief

Author: Rick Riordan

What I thought about it: It was an action-packed book that I just ate up.

Reviewed by: Naz Soysai

 

 

 

Title: Mission Unstoppable

Author: Dan Gutman

What I thought about it: I thought the book was awesome! It made me read the others, and I really want to read the 4th one!

Reviewed by: Rhea

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March 9, 2014

Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Author: Brian Selznick

What I thought about it: A very magical tale about a boy who is desperately trying to find a better life and future. I liked it because it talked about magic and movies.

Reviewed by: Samantha Wong

 

 

Title: Tic-Tac-Toe: Three in a Row

Author: Judith Bauer Stamper

What I thought about it: 3 across what is the story about I’m so smart now I know how to play tic-tak-toe move on

Reviewed by: Marissa

 

 

Title: Unicorn Chronicles series

Author: Bruce Coville

What I thought about it: I loved the story

Reviewed by: Alan Liang

 

 

Title: Matilda

Author: Roald Dahl

What I thought about it: I think at first time, Matilda is lonely, but later, she met kind teacher, and friends. I like a part that Matilda and her teacher became family.

Reviewed by: Minyoung Han

 

Title: Mr. Sunny is Funny!

Author: Dan Gutman

What I thought about it: It is so funny!

Reviewed by: Erin O. Asiedu

 

 

Title: The Yellow Yacht

Author: Ron Roy

What I thought about it: Ron Roy made a made-up country called Costra.

Reviewed by: Akhil

 

 

Title: Fancy Nancy Fancy Day in Room 1-A

Author: Jane O’Connor

What I thought about it: They had a Fancy Day and a Fancy Day in inside

Reviewed by: Kaustubhi

 

 

Title: Waiting for the Magic

Author: Patricia MacLachlan

What I thought about it: I liked that the dogs and cat took care of the people

Reviewed by: Vaishnavi Joshi

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March 2, 2014

Title: So B. It

Author: Sarah Weeks

What I thought about it: Very touching story and it would be a great story to someone facing troubles.

Reviewed by: Lia Uriegas

 

 

Title: The Boxcar Children series

Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner

What I thought about it: It is very exiting and full of adventures.

Reviewed by: Anonymous

 

 

Title: Pandora Gets Jealous

Author: Carolyn Hennesy

What I thought about it: This book has something about it’s adventure and suspense. It is a funny tale of Pandora’s Box.

Reviewed by: Isabella J

 

 

 

Title: Transformers Satellite of Doom

Author: Ryder Windham

What I thought about it: It’s very interesting. It made me want to become braver and courageous.

Reviewed by: Alan Liang

 

 

 

Title: Minnie and Moo WANTED Dead or Alive

Author: Denys Cazet

What I thought about it: It is funny how Minnie and Moo look like some robbers who have been WANTED for a long time!

Reviewed by: Sophia J

 

 

 

Title: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Author: Dr. Seuss

What I thought about it: I loved all the ryms and illustruations.

Reviewed by: Bianca Michelle Angulo and Jackie Angulo

 

 

Thank you Bianca and Jackie! We are celebrating Dr. Seuss all month long at all the libraries. Visit your local library each month to guess where Cat in the Hat is hiding in Plano for a chance to win a prize. There will be a new picture up each of the four weeks in March. Each library will draw their own winner.

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February 23, 2014

Title: Berenstain Bears

Author: Jan and Stan Berenstain

What I thought about it: The Moving Day – Tell kids to visit old friends and make new friend

Too Much Pressure – Tell parents to pick up 2 activities a week instead of too much activities

Reviewed by: Joseph Liang

 

 

Title: Ms. Hannah is Bananas

Author: Dan Gutman

What I thought about it: It was funny because Ms. Hannah kept doing wacky things!

Reviewed by: Vedha

 

 

Title: Very Hungry Caterpillar

Author: Eric Carle

What I thought about it: I love the book.

Reviewed by: Anonymous

 

 

Title: Percy Jackson

Author: Rick Riordan

What I thought about it: It is a awsome book. It is fun and fasinating.

Reviewed by: Sarah Demotte

 

 

Title: Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark

Author: Johanna Hurwitz

What I thought about it: It was a good Book becaus it was about a girl hoo was blind and deaf.

Reviewed by: Madison Grace Kelley

*I <3 reading too Madison!

 

 

Title: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

Author: Lauren Tarshis

What I thought about it: it was a really scary book. I loved it because it was spooky and bloody. I’m a surviving story fan.

Reviewed by: Anonymous

 

 

Title: Out of My Mind

Author: Sharon M. Draper

What I thought about it: The author can talk from the girls view.

Reviewed by: Iman Bheda

 

 

Title: Millicent Min, Girl Genius

Author: Lisa Yee

What I thought about it: It was very interesting to learn how a genius thinks and since this is a series, reading the other books and their points of view was very interesting.

Reviewed by: Nazli Soysal

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February 16, 2014

Title: The Ghost in the Glass House

Author: Carey Wallace

What I thought about it: It wass spine chilling with love!

Reviewed by: Phoebe Palacio Penco

 

 

Title: If Wishes Were Horses

Author:  Bernadette Kelly

What I thought about it: it was a great book Annie loves the riding club I love this book!

Reviewed by: Chloe Weaver

 

 

Title: Ramona the Pest

Author: Beverly Cleary

What I thought about it: I Loved the book. My favorite part was when Ramona lost her 1st tooth at kindergarten.

Reviewed by: Surbhi Lele

 

 

Title: Secret of the Sirens   

Author: Julia Golding

What I thought about it: Great Book love the myth animals

Reviewed by: Ellen

 

 

Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Hard Luck

Author: Jeff Kinney

What I thought about it: It was really funny

Reviewed by: Siddharth

 

 

 

Title: Junie B. Jones First Grader (At Last!)  

Author: Barbara Park

What I thought about it: it was hilarious! Very funny

Reviewed by: Tulasi Sriram

 

 

 

Title: The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

Author: Jon Scieszka

What I thought about it: It was very funny.

Reviewed by: Meher

 

 

 

Title: Saving the Team      

Author: Alex Morgan

What I thought about it: It’s an amazing book for people who like soccer, and its cool!

Reviewed by: Bella Chron

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February 9, 2014

Title: Don’t Tell Anyone

Author: Peg Kehret

What I thought about it: It’s an amazing book which shows how a girl can face many problems but it strong enough to face her fears.

Reviewed by: Anonymous

 

 

Title:The Storybook of Legends

Author: Shannon Hale

What I thought about it: I loved it. can’t wait for next book to come out!

Reviewed by: Anonymous

 

 

Title: Invention of Hugo Cabret

Author: Brian Selznick

What I thought about it: I loved this book, it was very intrestring.

Reviewed by: Ivy Basinger

 

 

Title: The Night Flyers

Author: Elizabeth McDavid Jones

What I thought about it: it was interesting and i learned things i never knew befor.

Reviewed by: Anna R.

 

 

Title: Almost Home

Author: Joan Bauer

What I thought about it: I liked how it showed the kid’s feelings through poems.

Reviewed by: Yashvini Deva

 

 

Title: A to Z Mystery series

Author: Ron Roy

What I thought about it: I thout it was awsome

Reviewed by: Thalia

 

 

Title: Bone (Series)

Author: Jeff Smith

What I thought about it: Like comics? Well do you also like mysteries and adventures? Then this is the book for you. This book is a combination of all the of these!

Reviewed by: Eeshan Joshi

 

Title: The Kicks (Series)

Author: Alex Morgan

What I thought about it: It had a good leason

Reviewed by: Dylan Kinney

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