Category Archives: middle-grade book review

review of middle-grade book The Dragon In the Sock Drawer by Kate Klimo

The Dragon in the Sock Drawer: Dragon Keepers #1 by Kate Klimo, illustrated by John Shroades Random House (July 2008) ISBN-13: 978-0375855870 Ages 8-12 My rating: 4 out of 5 stars “Jesse!” There it was again! “Jesseee! Let. Me. Out!” … Continue reading

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review of middle grade book Suddenly Supernatural

Suddenly Supernatural: School Spirit by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel Little, Brown & Company (June 2008) ISBN-10: 0316066834, ISBN-13: 978-0316066839 Ages 9-12 My rating: 3 out of 5 stars The undead are ruining my life. I blame my mother. My mother is … Continue reading

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review of middle-grade book The End of the Beginning by Avi

The End of the Beginning: Being the Adventures of a Small Snail (and an Even Smaller Ant) by Avi, illustrated by Tricia Tusa Harcourt (April 2008) (paperback edition) ISBN-10: 0152055320, ISBN-13: 9780152055325 My rating: 4 out of 5 stars “I’ve … Continue reading

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my review of children’s book Smart Dog by Vivian Vande Velde

Smart Dog by Vivian Vande Velde Magic Carpet Books, Harcourt (Oct 2007, reprint) ISBN-13: 978-0152061722 My rating: 5 out of 5 On this particular spring morning as Amy walked to school, she was well within her schedule when she saw … Continue reading

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