Dinotopia: Lost City by Scott Ciencin is a great read for the whole family. If you like dinosaurs, adventures, pirates, hidden cities, and treasures beyond imagination, then you don’t want to miss these stories like this one from the island of Dinotopia! Continue reading They Were Gone for Days and No One Seemed to Notice
funny thing is, she’s not actually a student at this school! She’s hoping that in a week or two, she’ll be able to go back home, to her real school and her real friends. But things don’t go quite as she planned. Continue reading Welcome to Room 117, Prepare to Learn… Nothing.
If you’ve never heard of the The Princess Bride, I don’t know where you’ve been. I, like most, I’m sure, was first introduced to ThePrincess Bride in movie form. In fact, it is one of my favorite movies of all time. I’ve had the unfortunate luck however, that I’ve bought the movie on DVD four times over the course of several years, and each time, … Continue reading Inconceivable!
One of the major themes that you will see me repeat time and time again in this blog is that you should be reading to your children. Today’s book, Titan Base by Eric S. Nylund, is a great read for anyone who enjoys action and adventure, and yes, a little mystery too. Titan Base is book 3 in the 4-book series called The Resisters. The … Continue reading Resistance is Futile – Or is it?
During a recent trip to the library, I spotted this book on a small table with books marked as “Last Chance!” I assumed that this meant the books on the table were about to be removed from circulation if they weren’t borrowed soon. With its attractive, colorful cover, which is a picture of two children swinging from ropes into or over a blazing fire, I thought, “That looks interesting!” so, I borrowed it, in an attempt to save the poor book from being withdrawn. Continue reading Ay! Ye be needin ta be readin with yer kids, ya scallywag!
Ahsoka is an excellent read for any Star Wars fan. I didn’t find any objectionable content in the story and would have no problem with my middle-grade and almost-teenager read it. I had a little trouble following where exactly Ahsoka was as she bounced from planet to planet (moon to moon?), but the story contained the usual Star Wars action, which is always fun for us as readers. The story also connects how Ahsoka becomes associated with the Rebel Alliance in its early days. Continue reading The Clone Wars may be over, but a new war is just beginning
This one is a book for the explorer in all of us. In this story, four young children are left to survive in the Amazonian jungle after their plane crashes. Continue reading Over the River and Through the Woods
The Wings of Fire series is sure to be enjoyed by young fans of fantasy and adventure. My daughter loved the series so much that I asked her to write an article for the blog. – David Continue reading My Wings! They’re on Fire!
Most of Brandon Sanderson’s books are aimed at an adult audiance, but he is in the process of writing a series called Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians. The kids and I have recently finished reading book one, and it was hilarious! We are very excited to continue reading this series. Continue reading Enter Witty Title Here About Librarians Trying to Take Over the World
Team Killbot is still traveling through the Rift, trying to look for the way out. Tragedy strikes again while they make their way across the “blood sand,” and things are looking dire. A strange messenger appears to them early one morning. Are they being helped or manipulated? Will they ever find their way home?
Click the title to read more… Continue reading Beware the Deadzone