Tag: USA

Year of the Rat (Book Review)

Year of the Rat

Written by Harry Varonides, Age 10, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania

I can relate to this book because my family also came from a different country and my parents have told me similar stories.

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The Unforgiving Sea

Written by Sarah Nickolas, Age 10, South Windsor, Connecticut
Illustrated by Maria Hansen, Age 12, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Dark green and blue waves hitting against each other as a storm brews and darkness replaces
Light

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Book Review)

Written by Camden Putnal, Age 11, Somerset, New Jersey

I would tell most people who like Bruce Colville stories to read this book.

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Julie Tells Her Story (Book Review)

Julie Tells Her Story

Written by Julia Lombardo, Age 12, Franklin Park, New Jersey

…right when I put it down I picked it right back up and started reading again.

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Saffy’s Angel (Book Review)

Saffy's Angel

Written by Rebecca Rudner, Age 11, Edison, New Jersey

I liked this story because it was adventurous, yet very calm.

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Book Review: The Sisters Grimm, Book Two: The Unusual Suspects (Book Review)

Written and Illustrated by Clare Thompson, Age 12, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

It is a little creepy in some parts. I think it was a quick read that I really liked.

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The Case of the Stolen Computers

The Case of the Stolen Computers

Written by Sammie Armentor, Age 8.5, New Iberia, Louisiana
Illustrated by Gracie, Age 14

“Look!” Todd suddenly cried out. “It’s one of the Animal Mystery Agency’s spies– Linda Wolfe!”

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The Bookshop Stowaway

The Bookshop Stowaway

Written and Illustrated by Isabelle St. John, Age 12, Appleton, Wisconsin

The head elf clambered up onto a stack of boxes. “Time’s running out! We must get to our destination by midnight!”

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It’s Peaceful in Winter

It's Peaceful in Winter

Written by Brianna Pavesi, Age 10, Harrison, New York
Illustrated by Cori Pitiger, Age 11, Purchase, New York

It’s peaceful in Winter, Down by the fire,
Drinking hot chocolate, Until I get tired.

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No One Special

No One Special

Written by Alissa Gomez, Age 12, Benton, Kansas
Illustrated by Isabella Gianatiempo, Age 8, Martinez, California

She is no one important/ No one special at all
Just a small little hero/ Who’s only twelve inches tall.

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Kansas Sports

Kansas Sports

Written by Brian Wenger, Age 9, Topeka, Kansas
Illustrated by Xander Kraft, Age 9, Bridger, Montana

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall. Every season has a sport
And in my state of Kansas, We love to play ball.

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Book Review: Number the Stars

Number the Stars

Written by Alison Jue, Age 10, Phoenix, Arizona

If you are looking for a good book about history in the 1940s, then Number the Stars is for you!

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Mystery

Mystery

Written by Samantha Keng, Age 11, Smyrna, Georgia
Illustrated by Emma B., Minneapolis, Minnesota

A whistle, A stranger,
A voice in the dark

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The Missing Coffee

Written by Scott LaMunyon, Age 11, Towanda, Kansas
Anonymous illustrator, Age 11

Back in the Olde West, there was a town called Meowtown. It was a cat town.

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Flashlight Eyes

Flashlight Eyes

Written by Elizabeth Weal, Age 12, Atlanta, Georgia
Illustrated by Mallory Dixon, Age 10, Mountain Top, Pennsylvania

I noticed a pair of flashlight eyes free to run away and roam.

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Written by Rebecca Trouern-Trend, Age 10, Marlborough, Connecticut
Illustrated by Jack Shapiro, Age 11, Harrison, New York

Fly, Fly Pumpkin Pie,
All the way to Mexico!

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