Reviews written by Kristina Cardoza

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February 12, 2012
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Starters by Lissa Price

"Starters" by Lissa Price is an excitingly addictive story! After the Spore War that wiped out everyone not vaccinated (everyone ages 20-60), Callie Woodland, a sixteen-year-old unclaimed orphan, is living in an abandoned office building with her younger brother, Tyler. Life is terrible--running from renegades who would kill her just...

January 18, 2012
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
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N/A
Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist by Liz Kessler

Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist by Liz Kessler is a fantasy must-read for all preteens! It starts when the main character, Emily Windsnap, finds a beautiful diamond ring buried in the sand, so she puts it on... but then she can't take it off! It becomes a...

January 18, 2012
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5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
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Kids Fiction
Firegirl by Tony Abbott

Firegirl is a touching, sad, and memorable novel. It may sound like a book about a superhero, but it's nothing like that! It starts when the new girl, Jessica Feeney, who is "badly burned," comes into Tom Bender's 7th grade class--but only because she needs to go to a infirmary...

January 18, 2012
Overall rating
 
5.0
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5.0
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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time is a remarkably unique book! L'Engle makes a normal girl--Meg Murry--who doesn't like how she looks, and, with skill, turns it into a story. Meg gets taken (with her incredibly smart 5-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe, a popular high school basketball player) on a...

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