Dork Diaries

Book Review by: Keila

Book by: Rachel Rene’e Russell
Book Length: 243 pages

Story Summary: so there is this girl named Nikki Maxwell and this other girl named Mackenzie hollister ,Mackenzie want to make Nikki life miserable so she can feel bad about her self and sometimes Nikki goes and tell on Mackenzie and make her clean things and when she do it , it makes her feel better every day when Mackenzie isn’t messing with her . so Nikki met this boy named Brandon and she fell in love
with him and they talked and Nikki and Brandon started to kiss until Mackenzie
came and messed up the kiss and then Brandon said that he had to go and Mackenzie said” how could you do this to me!!. you’ve ruined my life ” and the story goes on.

Your Review: this book give me lots of information about Nikki life that I like to read.well there’s noting about the book that i don’t like except why did they make the book with bullies and some kids can get the idea of bullying harmless kids they don’t know or got to meet.well Nikki Maxwell is my favorite character because I just think it very nice to make this cause there might be people out there who read this feel they are not the only one with this bullying problem. people who have bullying problems with someone they don’t like. and no this book is not fit to be a movie because it’s not likely for or to me. it very inspiring for many people like me.

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Alabama Moon

Book Review by: David

Book by: Watt Key
Book Length: 320 pages

Story Summary: The main idea of the story is about how he lives with his uncle and they are outlaws that don’t know how to act in the town. but have a large bunker built next to them in the woods hiding from the law. they survive in the woods but his father dies of a leg disease. but his son know exactly what to do where to be and how to survive in woods.

Your Review: This story is about how this little boy and his uncle live in the woods alone away from a town and the law. This small family is extra careful not to get caught. They have high stakes a slight coat of rust a bunker underground changing paths every month and dim light in their light lamp. They try not to get caught but a tragic event happens. When his uncle slits his leg and gets it infected with poison and passes.

After his dad tragically dies he lays in his bunker burning letters to his uncle because he said the ashes would reach him and he would get letters back but in unexpected ways. He then went to one of his uncles only friends to see if he was useful but got thrown on the side of the road to be waited on by shelter. he then found a outcast shelter. he spent the night there but found himself lying in the bed inside of it. he then noticed everybody surrounding him when a large boy and him got into a fight but go him thrown out and he continued his journey to…….

Read the book to see where how and why.

Derek Jeter Hit & Miss

Book Review by: Jonas

Book by: Paul Mantell
Book Length: 208 pages

Story Summary: Derek Jeter is on a little league team with all his really good friends. He thinks they are really good. Derek has never won a championship before, in fact, he has never even made the playoffs. He has a kid on his team that is new to school. His name is Dave Hennum. All of the kids at school make fun of him, even Derek´s friends. Derek is Dave´s only friend. Dave´s parents make lots of money and his house is huge. If Derek´s team wants to win, they are going to have to be nice to each other and include each other, including Dave. Will Derek´s team get along, or will they go down hard.

Your Review: I loved this book because it was interesting. I loved there was always either a problem to be solved whether it was Derek getting into trouble or Dave getting bullied. It was a very cool book. The author, Paul Mantell made the book to where you just couldn´t put the book down. You were so anxious to see what happened next. My favorite character was Derek because he was always helping his family out and being nice to Dave and all his other friends. I think it would make a good book because all the stuff in the book had the same effect of the movie. Derek would star in the movie because he was the main character. The students that would love to read this book is 5th to 7th grade because it is about 200 pages long and it is very entertaining for this age. I would recommend it because if we are being honest, I do not like reading but when ever I had time, I would pick the book up and read it. I do not think it is a good idea for the peers next book choice because if you do not like sports, you would not like the book. That is my opinion on the book Derek Jeter Hit & Miss

Wonder

Book Review by: Hollyn

Book by: R.J. Palacio
Book Length: 311 pages

Story Summary: August Pullman was a normal 10 year old kid who had never been to school before. His face didn’t look like normal kids faces. He had a facial disease called TCS that effected his look. Auggie and his family are scared to send Auggie to school for the first time. His fifth grade year his parents finally find the courage to send him to school. He got made fun of and doesn’t have many friends except one boy named Jack Will. Jack doesn’t care what his friend looks like. Will things changed for Auggie? You will have to read to find out!

Your Review: I really enjoyed the book Wonder and in fact I have read it 3 times in total. One thing I liked was that it has such a good message that you shouldn’t judge someone on how they look. This book actually just came out with a movie and I really want to go see it. I would for sure recommend this book to a friend or student. Once I started to read this book I couldn’t stop. It only took me about a week to read this book because it is so good. I wanted to read it at any time I could. My favorite character beside Auggie would have to be Jack Will. He didn’t care what Auggie looked like he was a friend to him the whole time. The book Wonder was amazing and I would love to read it again. You should definitely read the book Wonder!

Hard Luck

Book Review by: Kaiden

Book by: Jeff Kinney
Book Length: 217 pages

Story Summary: Greg has nothing going his way. His best friend Rowly had ditched him. He trice to chance it. So he took a leap of faith to find out if his look will turn around for him.

Your Review: I liked this book because it was funny to see the all the funny thing that happen to greg. For instance his best friend ditching him and more that you have to read. I dind’t like how it all happend to him and I thought what if that was me it would suck. My favorite character was Rowly because he was just so clueless about every thing. For some weird reason he just made me laugh at the things he did.
I think It would be a good movie because it is just a good and funny book to read.
I think Jason Drucker should because he was Greg in the other movies. Just the ones who like to see people get hurt inside. No because I don’t relly like these types of books. It depends if you are looking for a certin book like this then yes but if not no.

High Heat

Book Review by: Ralston

Book by: Carl Deuker
Book Length: 276 pages

Story Summary: This kid Shane Hunter has been playing baseball for a long time now.In his sophomore year.Then his life turns upside down.Next just as suddenly his life begins to seem utterly without fairness or purpose to him.

Your Review: It was a pretty good book in my opinion.This had some good characters,but my favorite was Shane Hunter.I think this book could make a really good movie.It will make a good movie because it has those moments were you can’t wait.I would recommend it to people who like baseball and who wants to enjoy a good book.Hope you read it.

Kid Lawyer

Book Review by: James

Book by: John Grishham
Book Length: 288 pages

Story Summary: The place where it takes place is in the court room in a small town. A kid named Theodore Boone is the main character and he is a kid lawyer. First, there was a murder. Then, Theodore Boone got caught in the middle of the trail and has to decide what to do. If he comes forward a illegal Immigrant will be arrested and betrayed his trust. He knows whats right but he doesn´t know what to do. So, what will he do.

Your Review: What I liked about the book was how the author made the book to keep you guessing but you could never figure out what the awesere was. And to be honest, everything about this book was good. There was never a dull part. The book always kept me entertained and mainly because of my favorite character, Theodore Boone. He always was doing something I could never do. He knew so much about court that he was always one step ahead of everyone. I don´t like to read but this book kept me reading. If you like mystery books, this is a great book. And even if you don´t, I think you should still read it. This was my favorite book ever. You should read it.