Browsing articles in "Book Reviews"
Dec
26
2011

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

  Wonderstruck Author: Brian Selznick Book review written by StorySnoops.com   This is the story of Ben and Rose.  Fifty years apart in time, they are each struggling at home and face further challenges because they are deaf. In 1927, Rose longs for a mother who just can’t be there for her. In 1977, Ben longs for a mother who recently died and a father he has never …Related Posts:Book Review: City Dog, Country FrogPuppets: A Fresh [...]

Dec
17
2011

Book Review The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

  Hi!  StorySnoops is back again with another wonderful selection for middle grade readers.  This time, it’s one from the fantasy genre.   Here is the story:   After being whisked away from their parents’ loving arms one unforgettable Christmas Eve, siblings Kate, Michael, and Emma have spent the past ten years being shuttled from one orphanage to the next. …Related Posts: Great Educational Gifts For Kids of All Ages In a Tight EconomyHow to [...]

Oct
18
2011

Book Review:Griff Carver Hallway Patrol by Jim Krieg

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Author:  Jim Krieg Book review written by StorySnoops.com Hello! It’s StorySnoops again, and we are back with another awesome book recommendation for middle grade readers. Here is the story: Twelve-year-old Griff Carver may be new to the halls of Rampart Junior High, but he is not new to hallway patrol. He’s been sporting the safety patrol badge for years, which …Related Posts:Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtWonderstruck by Brian SelznickBook Review: Silver Rain by Lois [...]

Oct
9
2011

Book Review: Liar,Liar by Gary Paulsen

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Author: Gary Paulsen Book review written by StorySnoops.com The StorySnoops are back with another fantastic book recommendation. Here is the story: Older tween and younger teen boys will enjoy this speed read about main character Kevin, who says that he is the best liar you will ever meet. He tells some whoppers, some little white lies, and everything …Related Posts:7 STUDY SECRETS FOR TWEENSTouch Blue a Review

Aug
13
2011

Book Review: Heist Society

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Heist Society Author: Ally Carter  By StorySnoops.com The StorySnoops are back with another fantastic book recommendation. If you are familiar with The Gallagher Girls series, this is by the same author. Here is the story: For as long as she can remember, fifteen-year-old Katarina Bishop’s family has been in the art business – the business of stealing art, that is! …Related Posts:Someday by Allison McGheePuppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling Classroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!The [...]

Jul
29
2011

Book Review: Silver Rain by Lois Peterson

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- Guest Post: by Darlene Foster One of the many things I love about summer is that I get to do more reading. When I read a good book I just have to share it with everyone. SilverRain  by Lois Peterson is one of those books. It would be a great addition to your summer reading list. The …Related Posts:How to Keep Your Child Reading this SummerNot Your Average Summer Reading ListClassroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!Okay [...]

Jul
14
2011

Book Review: The Hunger Games

Guest Post by Story Snoops The Hunger Games Author:  Suzanne Collins Book review written by StorySnoops.com Sometime in the future, after the destruction of what used to be the United States, a new country is formed.  This country has a Capitol that exerts brutal control over its twelve districts. To keep the districts from rebelling, the Capitol has created an …Related Posts:Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtWonderstruck by Brian SelznickBook Review:Griff Carver Hallway Patrol by Jim [...]

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