Boys’ Books

Crazy Dangerous

Posted on July 24, 2013. Filed under: 10+, Action, Books set at School, Boys' Books, Girls' Books, Includes Explosions |

Sam Hopkins is a good kid. He’s a Preacher’s Kid in a small town. Which means that he’s completely shocked when a bunch of thugs starts teaching him how to steal cars. He knows he should stop hanging out with them, but can’t bring himself to stop until he sees them beating up a schoolmate, […]

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Catch-Ups

Posted on July 15, 2013. Filed under: Books set at School, Boys' Books, Fairy Tales, Girls' Books, Horses |

Okay, I took a 6-month leave of absence! So sue me. Now, I vow to quickly catch up with all the books I found, liked, and didn’t post. The Whole Story of Half a Girl, by Veera Hiranandani. A sixth-grade girl looses her feeling of identity when she switches schools. $6.99. A Horse of Her […]

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Dear America vs. My Name is America

Posted on August 30, 2012. Filed under: Boys' Books, Girls' Books, Historical Fiction | Tags: , , , , |

In general, I am against contract-written series. Both of these series fit the ticket. On the other hand, they both help teach kids about American History, and they are immensely popular. So, I’d like to share my opinions and favorite titles. The two series are from the same publisher. They are all in diary or […]

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Dunked in Lemonade

Posted on July 30, 2012. Filed under: Boys' Books, Girls' Books | Tags: , , , |

Okay, okay. I can’t really write a review about this, seeing as it’s my own book. But I can tell you a bit about it, and where you can get it. Twelve-year-old Jill Truman can’t wait for the Lemon Festival. She lives in the small california town of Limon, and the annual festival is the […]

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The Last Musketeer

Posted on June 15, 2012. Filed under: Boys' Books, Historical Fiction | Tags: , , , , |

While on vacation in France, the main character, 14-year-old Greg, follows an evil villain back in time to 17th century France. Thankfully, he speaks fluent French. In an attempt to save his parents from execution, he finds three of the four musketeers mentioned in┬áThe Three Musketeers. However, all are younger than in the book, about […]

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