Monday, June 18, 2007

The Chaos King by Laura Ruby

In this sequel to The Wall and the Wing (Blogged April 2006) Gurl now has a name, a great family and a title the Richest Girl in the Universe. Well you would think she would be happy. But the adventure begins again with a madman named the Chaos King after her and her friend Bug. Grades 4 and up.

Friday, June 15, 2007

Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little by Peggy Gifford

Moxy Maxwell’s summer has been jam packed with lots of activities. It was already the end of August and she hadn’t quite found the time to get going on her summer reading. Her teacher assigned Stuart Little by E.B. White, and her frustrated mom has given her a deadline to read it, or face the consequences! Moxy heads up to her bedroom to get started, though it’s very unlikely she’ll even open the book. Once you meet Moxy, you’ll know what I mean.
A great book for kids ages 7 – 10

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn

It's deep and it's dark and it's dangerous...and it seems that Sissy is trying to drown Emma in it. But, why? What happened all those years ago when Emma and Ali's moms were young.
Recommended for readers in grades 4 - 6.