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Look! Abigail Packard 0 0 Number of Pages: 28 Interest Level: Toddler , Preschool, Primary Rating: Outstanding Follow this and additional works at; http; //scholarsarchive; byu; edu/cbmr - Book ... Review Title: Look! Author: Jeff Mack Reviewer: Abigail Packard Publisher: Philomel Books Review This gorilla just wants to make a new friend. But it’s hard for him to get the attention of the boy when all

El Deafo

El Deafo Abigail Packard Follow this and additional works at; http; //scholarsarchive; byu; edu/cbmr - Book Review Review At four years old, Cece is rushed to the hospital by her parents and she

Red Queen

Mare is a Red in a world where silver-colored blood marks citizens of Norta with superhuman abilities (controlling fire, water, minds, etc.) and red blood marks the ungifted, lower class. Mare tries to rob a young man named Cal after learning that her best friend is going to be conscripted unless they find money to pay off a group of Red rebels called the Scarlet Guard. Cal...

Michael Vey #6: Fall of Hades

Michael and his friends are to capture the Joule to cut off the Elgen’s money and power. Michael and the Electroclan go to Taiwan to rescue Hatch’s ex-right-hand man, Welch, who has extensive knowledge of Elgen protocol. They also rescue Tara, Torstyn, and Quentin, three of Hatch’s rogue electric children. Michael and the crew head to Hades, a newly rechristened island that hosts...

The Glittering Court

The young Countess of Rothford does not want to marry her distant cousin. So when handsome Cedric Thorn arrives on her doorstep pitching a glamorous life in the Glittering Court to her lady’s maid, the countess takes her maid’s place as Adelaide Bailey. Adelaide travels to a country cottage with the other recruited girls to learn to become a lady. Adelaide does her best to fit in...

Maybe a Fox

Jules and Sylvie have been each other’s rock since their mother died. Behind their home in the forests of Vermont runs a river that disappears into the Slip and reappears a short walk away. It’s here that Jules and Sylvie throw their wish rocks despite the rule to never go there. When Sylvie runs down to the Slip to throw a wish rock but fails to return, Jules and her father are...

The Wrath and the Dawn #2: The Rose & the Dagger

The city of Rey was nearly demolished in the storm. Khalid is suffering near exhaustion from having not fulfilled the terms of the curse. Shahrzad is living in Tariq’s army camp as a prisoner. Tariq has lost a lot of control over the forces he has gathered and his uncle, Reza, has begun to take full control of these forces. Jahandar is in a wounded trance and both Shahrzad and...

The Wrath & the Dawn

Shahrzad is going to kill her husband, the king of Rey, to avenge the death of her best friend. At least that’s her plan when she agrees to marry Khalid, the rumored monster king that kills each of the wives he takes at dawn the day following their wedding. Shahrzad awaits for her husband the night after they are married and when he comes to her she begins telling him a story...

Anne with an "E": Your Will Shall Decide Your Destiny

Anne is a thirteen-year-old girl with an immense imagination and a fiery tongue, two attributes that have kept her from finding a real home after being orphaned as a baby. But all this changes when she arrives by mistake at Green Gables, home to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert. The Cuthberts had originally wanted a boy to help Matthew with his work around their farm. So when Anne...

Save Me a Seat

Save Me a Seat Abigail Packard Follow this and additional works at; http; //scholarsarchive; byu; edu/cbmr - Book Review Review Joe was doing fine in school until both of his best friends moved

Inside Out & Back Again

Hà lives in Saigon during the the 1970s and Southern Vietnam is trying to maintain itself as a democratic state against communist Northern Vietnam. But in 1975 everything changes when Southern Vietnam succumbs to communism. Hà’s world is turned inside out; she and her family are forced to flee and find refuge in America. They move to Alabama and everything is different: food...

Michael Vey #4: Hunt for Jade Dragon

Michael and the Electroclan arrive at the resistance’s headquarters and are immediately given a job to do: rescue a nine-year-old savant named Jade Dragon from the Elgen before they can use her to make more electric children. They go to Taiwan and meet Ben, a resistance member. They plan to infiltrate the Starxourse plant and rescue the girl, but it won’t be easy. The Electroclan...

Michael Vey #5: Storm of Lightning

The Electroclan visits the ruins to look for survivors, but they can’t find any human remains. Scott can’t contact his copilot, so he, Zeus, Ian, and Tessa go to find him while the rest of the kids remain at a hotel. The kids surprise attack a masked man searching the hotel only to discover it is Gervaso, the resistance member who trained them. The resistance had enough time to...