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The Jammer

This novel is about a girl named Fred and her journey after her mother dies. She faces many struggles but somehow finds her way. The friendship of Fred and Sammy is really refreshing. Roller derby is a major theme of this novel and if you like derby, I recommend this book. What I really like …

The Wintrish Girl

A girl with extraordinary powers who makes friends along the way of her journey. I enjoyed the book. I wouldn’t personally borrow it from the library, but it would be a good class book . The writer did a good job making the book appealing to young readers who want with more up levelled words. …

The Jammer

The awesome book ‘The Jammer’ is not what you would expect when you see the title. The author, Nova Weetman, has not put much enthusiasm into the title ,however the story says otherwise. The book is perfect for this audience. Fred has followed her mum in the sport of derby, however after her loss, things …

How to be Prime Minister and Survive Grade Five

When Harper’s dad saves two children (and a labradoodle) from a shark, he is dragged in to becoming the prime minister. However, one day he says he has to go to a conference and mysteriously disappears. Will Harper figure out where her dad disappeared to? How will she keep her father’s disappearance a secret from …

Solomon Macaroni and the Cousin Catastrophe

Spending the night with ferocious, fearsome, prankster cousins is bad enough, but spend the next 100 years with them?! When Solomon’s parents decide to go on a 100 year cruise without him, of course he would feel miserable. He is only a young boy, how will he survive in the wrath of his 6 cousins? …

The Way of the Dog

The story from Scruffity’s point of view is very much like how you would expect it: to run; to dig; to howl; to LOVE. I feel like this is conveying a message deeper than what it seems to the reader. This is one of the crucial things that made this book so enjoyable to read. …

The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow

When Jackdaw Hollow is the only survivor of a lightning strike, he searches for the reason why he survived. As he does, he befriends Angeline, a wildling girl who knows where her destiny lies – the circus, who might help him in his quest. This novel is an impressive masterpiece; one of the best I’ve …

What a Snail Knows

This is a story about Lucy and her home life challenges and how she overcomes them. In the book, Lucy’s mum has died. She is told that it’s just her and her dad and they don’t need anybody else. Her grandparents want her to live with them but dad gets scared they might take Lucy …

Fozia and the quest if prince zal

Fozia and the Quest of Prince Zal

This book is about a girl named Fozia, she is a thirteen years old. She is one of the many people who survived the Pakistan Floods, I was really excited about her telling a story that her mother told her and is intertwined with other stories she’s heard as well. This book made me feel …

The Tale of the Whale

This book is about a child who goes on an adventure with a whale in the ocean. The whale shows the child what happens when plastic and other rubbish ends up in the ocean. I like the way the child and whale become friends while teaching anyone who reads this book about plastic pollution in …