Monthly Archives: October 2010

Paperquake: A Puzzle

This is the story of a young girl coping with her fear of earthquakes, her problems with her sisters, and mysterious letters from the past. This story, by Kathryn Reiss, is well written and great for kids who like crosswords … Continue reading

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Dog Magic

Poor Molly. She can’t stand being around a dog, yet there are so many in her neighborhood. But the problem is solved when she gets a gorgeous pair of Magic Shoes for her birthday. Carla Golembe tells the tale of … Continue reading

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Calling on Dragons

Uh-oh. It’s another fabulous book in The Enchanted Forest Chnronicles! Just kidding. Seriously though, this book is good, and I know I say that a lot, but I really mean it. You can’t call Cimorene a princess anymore…she’s a queen! … Continue reading

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The Royal Diaries: Cleopatra VII

I’m a big fan of most of the books in The Royal Diaries series, fictional diaries written by authors pretending to be historical princesses from all over the world. In this case, Kristiana Gregory. But this is one of the … Continue reading

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Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

Did I type that last word of the title wrong? No, I assure you, I did not. Yes, the bad guys are really Librarians, and yes, the main character really is named after a prison. Can I get on with it? … Continue reading

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Searching for Dragons

Patricia C. Wrede throws another enthralling and amusing tale of Cimorene and her friends at us, and you are going to like it just as much as the first one. When one of the improper princess’s dearest friends disappears she … Continue reading

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Forest Born

This is the fourth and possibly last book in The Books of Bayern. I’m not sure yet. To those who have taken my advice and have read the first three books in the series, do you remember Razo’s little sister, … Continue reading

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