Tags » Summer Reading

Redeeming Love

Book Review: Sonja-Liisa, grade 12

The definition of redemption is “the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.”  This power of redemption is a key factor that challenges and changes the characters in the book… 816 more words

Summer Reading

Dear Mr. Knightley

Book Review: Anneke, grade 11

In Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay, the lead character, Samantha Moore—known to many as Sam—wants to figure out where she’s going in life but her past keeps dragging her back. 556 more words

Summer Reading

The Swiss Family Robinson

Book Review: Ryan, grade 7

The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss is one of many survival stories, ranging from Island of the Blue Dolphins to Hatchet and more. 683 more words

Summer Reading


Book Review: Bethany, grade 9

The various settings of Son by Lois Lowry help us understand the characters’ emotions, thoughts, and personalities. This story starts out in the same place as Lois Lowry’s previous novel, … 679 more words

Summer Reading

Call of the Wild

Book Review: Katie, grade 9

Every book has characters that change—but most human characters don’t change as drastically as a dog named Buck.

In the beginning of… 529 more words

Summer Reading

Out of the Silent Planet

Book Review: Chris, grade 12

Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis is a captivating tale. Although it is not a commentary in the literal sense of the word, through the story Lewis is able to share his beliefs and draw many parallels to human struggles. 621 more words

Summer Reading

Ebooks Available for Checkout from the LRC

Did you know that the LRC offers free eBooks to DHS students and teachers?  We have books in a variety of subjects including classic fiction,  current fiction, and popular nonfiction titles. 172 more words