Reviews written by Maya McQueen, YABC Tween Reviewer

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December 22, 2009
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5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
A Grinchy Christmas

There is no better way to get in the holiday spirit than by reading the classic Christmas book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and now theres a fun, interactive way to do it! Read it yourself, or have the narrator read to you, the Grinch...

December 16, 2009
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
No Shrinking Violet

Violet Raines is quirky and strong, loyal and funny and always looking for adventure. She has lived in the same small town all of her life and she likes things just the way they are. Unfortunately, things are about to change and...

November 07, 2009
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
Operation - Impress Mommy!

Kit Feeny is back with a new adventure and this one is even better than the last. Kit must find the ultimate gift for his mothers birthday and this year, his present must be way better than whatever his twin sisters have come...

November 04, 2009
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
Totally Stupid & Completely Awesome (In a Good Way!)

Kit Feeny is moving away & losing his best friend. Its time to say goodbye to the old and familiar and hello to the new and strange. Kit goes on a hunt to find a replacement Arnold a new best friend...

October 29, 2009
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
Kids Fiction
There's No Place Like Home

Do you know of one real orphan, one real live orphan, who turned out all right? Rodzina, by Karen Cushman, is an historical story about a twelve-year-old orphan in 1881. During this time period, there were many children all by themselves. Immigrants were coming...

October 23, 2009
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
An Old Hotel, A Secret Portal & A Journey Through Time

If you could go back in time, where would you choose to go? Would you want to change something? See something? Or just go back to a simpler era? In The Golden Hour, the choice is yours. When Nina and Rowans mother dies, their...

October 17, 2009
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
Discovering Calpurnia

My name is Calpurnia Virginia Tate, but back then everybody called me Callie Vee. That summer, I was eleven years old and the only girl out of seven children. Can you imagine a worse situation? The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate takes place in...

September 29, 2009
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
0.0
Kids Fiction
Plots, Pranks & Pitfalls!

The Substitute Kid by Joseph K. Smith is a great book about a girl named Michaela Davis who always seems to get into trouble. In this book, Michaela learns that sometimes, when you try to fool others, you¹re really only fooling yourself. When...

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