#TheRaceToSpace #NetGalley

Review / A children's nonfiction book that discusses how we got to the space age. It starts with the wars, Russia and the USA to the moon. It is informational dense with illustrations to break apart the text. I remember when nonfiction text meant real life pictures. Is it easier to have someone do illustrations… Continue reading #TheRaceToSpace #NetGalley

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#YayYoureGayNowWhat #NetGalley

Yay! You're Gay! Now what? Book: Yay! You're Gay! Now What?Author: Riyadh KhalafPublisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books Publish day: April 30, 2019 Description Yay! You're gay! Or maybe you're bi. Or maybe you just feel different… in time, that difference will become the greatest gift you could ask for. It will bring you love, a… Continue reading #YayYoureGayNowWhat #NetGalley

#TheThornQueen #NetGalley

The Thorn Queen Title: The Thorn QueenAuthor: Elise HollandPublisher: SparkPress Is the entire Above-world here?" She whispered."Yes," the tree whispered back.Page 1, The Thorn Queen by Elise Holland Description Welcome to Glendoch! Hidden to most, this glacial world once crackled with alchemy. Now it waits for war—divided and bound by strict rules. So when twelve-year-old… Continue reading #TheThornQueen #NetGalley

Zombie Blondes – Brian James – Review

Zombie Blondes - Brian James - Review Score: 3/5 I bought this book from the library. It cost a dollar to purchase. It felt like a strange book it should have been something I found interesting but didn't. Each chapter would start off interesting and I would think, "Okay, this is it" but then it… Continue reading Zombie Blondes – Brian James – Review

Speak – Laurie Halse Anderson – Review

Originally here. Score: 5/5 For me, this was an extremely intense independent read. I read it in 9th grade when I read this. I didn't have any experience with the topic but the loneliness and depression I understood. This follows Melinda a girl who is raped at a summer party. When she calls 911 to… Continue reading Speak – Laurie Halse Anderson – Review

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

Book Title:  From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Author: E.L. Konigsburg Illustrator: Summary:  Claudia and her brother runaway to a museum. Genre: Humor                            Rating: 4 stars Opinion: Enjoyable chapter book. Recommendation: Yes

Dragonbreath – Ursula Vernon – Review

Originally here Score: 4/5 My review off Goodreads: This read more like sarcastic teenagers than 5th graders. I enjoyed every moment of it. If this was available when I was in elementary I would have been checking the library obsessively until they had the next one out.  There are currently 11 of these so far.… Continue reading Dragonbreath – Ursula Vernon – Review