Browsing articles tagged with " book review"
Mar
8
2012

Okay for Now By Gary D. Schmidt

Book Review: Hello!  StorySnoops.com  is here with another great selection for middle grade readers.   Here is the story: Fourteen-year-old Doug doesn’t have much going for him. He just moved to a new town, has no friends, and his older brother is a jerk. As Doug works hard to be more than the thug that people believe him to be, he finds an …Related Posts:BOOK REVIEW SECRETS OF THE CRYSTAL CAVERNWonderstruck by Brian SelznickBook Review:Griff Carver [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Jun
8
2011

Book Review: City Dog, Country Frog

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City Dog, Country Frog By: Mo Willems & Jon J. Muth City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems and Jon J. Muth is a summer read as sweet and pleasant as a field of wildflowers.  Young children ages three to seven will love this story of friendship between a dog and a frog.  The book is a …Related Posts:Wonderstruck by Brian SelznickPuppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtPaint Me [...]

Jan
31
2011

Books that Sing

Guest Post by Kerry Aradhya A Sampling of Picture Books that Sing Ok. So the three picture books I’m about to tell you about don’t actually sing, but their splendid use of rhythm, rhyme, and pacing sure make me want to sing—and want to dance, too. Rhythm and rhyme are important tools for supporting early …Related Posts:Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtWonderstruck by Brian SelznickBook Review The Emerald Atlas by John StephensBook Review:Griff Carver [...]

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