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if i grow up book coverIf I Grow Up by Todd Strasser


DeShawn is growing up in the poorest area of New York where there are two main careers: gang involvement or fast food. When the responsibility of caring for his grandma, sister, and twin niece and nephew, with a baby on the way, become too much, DeShawn joins the Disciples to help cope financially.

Review by Paige

Catching Fire book coverCatching Fire by Suzanne Collins


This book was amazing! It had action and some problems with the Capitol which made it so much harder to put the book down. I would rate this book 11 out of 10! This book is by far in my top 10 favorite books.

Review by Gabby

six months laterSix Months Later by Natalie D. Richards


This was one of the best books I ever read. It starts out with a girl named Chloe who fell asleep in study hall. When she wakes up, it is six months later and it is snowing. She finds out that her crush is now her boyfriend, she scored a really high SAT, but her best friend won’t talk to her. Chloe must figure out how it happened and do something to fix it before it’s too late.

Review by Theresa

alex rider: Scorpia book coverScorpia by Anthony Horowitz


Full of twists and surprises, from one truth to the next, a real page turner and impossible to put down.

Review by Lia

Dualeddualed book cover by Elsie Chapman


A girl named West Grayer lives in a place where they have twins (with the same DNA) from different parents. Now it’s West’s turn to try to kill her twin or she will be killed.

Review by Brigitte

Allegiant book coverAllegiant by Veronica Roth


Allegiant was a great way to wrap up the Divergent trilogy. Although I was upset by the way Roth ended the book with an unexpected event, it is worth reading. I enjoyed Insurgent more than Allegiant due to the fact of Insurgent being more people-pleasing and ending happily.

Review by Kristen

A Long Way GoneA Long Way Gone book cover by Ishmael Beah

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This book was really good. I really liked that there was so much detail involved. I didn’t like to believe that it was a true story because it is so sad. Overall I would recommend this book.

Review by Sam

the hatchet book coverHatchet by Gary Paulsen


Hatchet is an amazing book! It is about a boy who gets lost in the wild and has to survive. This realistic fiction book is a cliffhanger and makes you want to read on. So, for overall rating, I’d give this book a 9.5/10.

Review by Adam

saving the world and other extreme sports book coverSaving the World and Other Extreme Sports by James Patterson


This is a really good book to read during the summer. Maximum Ride is a 14-year-old girl that has wings and can fly. She and her flock go on a mission to save the world and have to stop the crazy scientists from killing half the people in the world.

Review by Zoe

Something Wicked This Way ComesSomething Wicked this way comes book cover by Ray Bradbury


I thought that this classic book was really interesting. It made me think a lot! It was pretty scary and creepy, but it would be a great sci-fi read for anyone!

Review by Abby