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Book Review: The Hobbit By: J.R.R Tolkien

The Hobbit By: J.R.R Tolkien is a great book that everyone should have a chance to read. Bilbo Baggins is minding his own business when a wizard, named Gandalf, comes to his doorstep, claiming to have known Bilbo’s mother. 108 more words

Happy International Women's day 2018!

In honor of International Women’s day, I thought I’d make a list of books that have prominent women figures. Lets get started!

1. I am Malala By: Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb… 98 more words

Book Review: The Thing about Jellyfish By: Ali Benjamin

The Thing about Jellyfish By: Ali Benjamin is an amazing, heartfelt book. Suzy Swanson is just a regular girl with a few problems with friends … until … her best friend is killed while on a vacation on the dazzling beaches of Maine. 102 more words

Book review- ‘Short’ By: Holly Goldberg Sloan

This is an excellent book that really shows you that everyone has something special in them. Julia Marks is the shortest in her class, even in her grade. 100 more words

Book Review- Kira-Kira By: Cynthia Kadohata

Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata is a great book that won the 2005 John Newbery Medal. Lynn is Katie’s best friend- and sister. Lynn is a straight A student, while Katie is exactly the opposite.  84 more words

Best Middle Grade Books of 2017

So I have a confession. I really struggle with middle grade books.

It often feels like middle grade books underestimate their readers’ emotional and intellectual capacity and resort to cheap humor. 849 more words