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Family is supposed to be forever but not with this family. Erik has to go live with his grandparents for a while when his Mom and Dad are training troops for the Army. He thought it would be a big bust to go with his grandparents to Iowa. But that all changed when he found a dog named Quill. When Erik found Quill he got in a fight with a porcupine. Now he has to go live in the woods, and will he live a Wild Life or will he go back to society? Will this dog bring the family back together?
Erik is so happy when he finds out that he just completed his hunter safety course however not anymore since he found out about not going hunting with his friend Patrick and his dog Hotspots. Then it gets worse when he has to go live with his grandparents. The book reminds us that if you have something that you love let it free it will be the best way.
If you like action, adventures, animals and the outdoors this book was made for you. I recommend this book for 12 year old and up because of the flashbacks, deep thinking and word choice. I rate this book 5 stars. So if you find a dog it might be your long lost friend.9780374380014
Nora can't remember the past five months of her life. She has been missing for the past three months. She is determined to regain her lost memories, memories that she may or may not be happy to retrieve.
Author Becca Fitzpatrick takes us on an amazing journey in the third book in the Hush Hush saga. Nora has lost her memories, but she has not lost her sense of independence or her desire for knowledge. Even though her memories have intentionally been taken away to remove her from the drama unfolding around her, in an attempt to return her to a normal life. Nora manages to put herself deep into the middle of the very situation her amnesia is supposed to free her from.
A summer full of drama, pranks, means girls, and cute boys sounds like a pretty full summer to me. When Sam’s best friends gets her first boyfriend and gets WAY too attached, Sam doesn't want to spend the summer listening to them calling each other pookie bear, so she is forced to spend her summer somewhere else, and applys to be a counselor in training at Whispering Pines summer camp.
When Sam arrives at camp she is immediately recognized from the dial and dash commercial and the camp attention hog, Ashley, is not happy about this. Then when the cute camp counselor, Hunter, starts to flirt with Sam, Ashley gets even more furious and is out for revenge. she also starts to fall for Cole, the nice, sweet, caring C.I.T who is pretty much perfect! But then when Ashley tricks her into kissing Hunter, instead of Cole during a costume party, things start to crumble down around her. Will Cole ever trust her again?
This book is full of drama, cute boys, secrets, lies, and adventure. It is everything a teenage girl would like, did I mention cute boys. Cute boys everywhere! If you like books with lots of drama this book is for you. Jen Calonita stuffs excitement and a new plot twist in every chapter. I give this book 5 stars. It’s a must read for all teenage girls and I am 110 percent positive that you will be sad it’s over. I know I was.9780316017183
Breaking News! 32, 12 year olds from around the country were invited to create a brand new candy to enter on this highly respected hundred-year-old competition. 4 children: Philip, Miles, Daisy, and Logan the son of the owner of Life Is Sweet Candy Factory.None of them knew it yet, but that there lives were about to change forever.
“ It’s the annual candy making contest!!” says the owner of Life is Sweet Candy Factory. 4 kids. 1 girl & 3 boys. 1’s the candymakers son.Competing against 32 other kids. 4 days to make a new candy that the judges will love to death. In 4 days to learn all about candy making that you need to make your candy. If you don’t put all the ingredients down on the paper for the contest you are disqualified.The CandyMakers is a book full of suspense and kept me on the edge of my chair. What would you do if you had 4 days to create the world's next best candy? While learning about candy and the process of making it, readers may have a tough time figuring out the theme. Though I think the theme of this book is Trust and Friendship. While reading this book the main characters: Daisy, Logan, Miles , and yes sad but true Philip learn about trusting one another and making true friends.
Wendy Mass brought me on a exciting but very mysterious ride in her book The CandyMakers. Masses way of writing made the book IMPOSSIBLE to put down. This book is filled with twists, action, and lots and lots of facts about candy. This book was so good in made me hate to have to put it down. I recommend this book for kids ages 10- 14 or grades 5-7 if you enjoy action and mysteries. If you knew what was good for you, you would run to the store and get this book right now because this book earns............ a well earned CUPCAKE!!9780316002585
My Life in Pink and GreenBy: RachelWhen the local homecoming queen shows up at the Desberg family drugstore with a beauty disaster will lucy make or break the whole night. Find out in My Life In Pink And Green by Lisa Greenwald. This is a action packed book filled with great description and characters!
This book is about a seventh grader trying to save the store that her and her grandparents own. She had built a relaxation room and is working on opening up a spa. While her grandma wants to close the whole store down she is waiting to get a letter saying she can go through with the spa. Will their be a spa or no store at all?
Lisa Greenwald brought me on and exciting adventure filled with edge of your set action in her book My Life In Pink and Green. Greenwald made this book with phenomenal description that will paint alarming pictures in head and action packed adventures to get what they need. This book left me insanely satisfied and i would recommend this book for anyone ages 10-14 if you enjoy drama, action, and adventurous stories!9780810989849
Can you imagine a world where everything is assigned, there are no choices, everything is colorless and creativity can get you killed? This is the everyday life for, Quill, the closed in city where order and fear is what keeps people moving.
In this thriller, two twins have totally different lives. Alex, the creative one, knows he will be announced as an Unwanted, which will get him killed, because he has been caught more than twice coloring and being creative. Aaron however, has never been caught and is going to be a Wanted, which means he is important in the community. But when Alex is to be Eliminated, he is brought into a world where creativity is the point in life. But when he is found by his highly honored brother Aaron, Aaron wages war on the mysterious world, Artime. But can Alex convince the power hungry Aaron to live in peace and realize family is forever, no matter what, or is it too late?
In this completely captivating book, so many twists and turns show up that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page. I would recommend this book to boys and girls ages 10 and up because of some choices and plots that characters make. So, can Alex keep the Aaron under control or will he grow as wild as the creatures and spells in Artime?9781442407688
For the young runner, Jessica, breaking a running record at a school track meet was everything until the ride home. When the tragic car accident, that included Jessica’s bus, cleared up it left one dead and one without a leg. As Jessica struggles to even get up the stairs she constantly wonders if she will ever run again.
After the accident Jessica hasn’t been the same. Without running her life is boring. Then finally one day her best friend talks her into going back to school. She is invited to a track meet where her coach talks to her about a fake leg that will allow her to run, the only problem is the cost of the fake leg. As her school track team tries to raise money to get their fastest runner back on the track Jessica never gives up.
I recommend this amazing story full of hope and dreams to young adults because of the mature topics. Readers should be mature and not looking for a humorous book. Will Jessica get back on the track or give up on her dreams? Will the students on the track team pull through and get the money? Will Jessica ever run again? Read The Running Dream to take a look at Jessica’s thoughts on the possibilities on her running dream coming true.9780375866678
Benedict Arnold is born in the time of the Revolutionary War. He’s desperate to prove himself and has a need for attention not satisfied by walking across burning barns. With the want to serve his new country he joins the army during the Revolutionary War and is soon one of the most powerful, daring men the U.S Army has. But will The Notorious Benedict Arnold and his daring power hungry actions meet a downfall?
On the cold morning of January 14, 1741 possibly the greatest wartime hero is born to a disgraced family. With a dad who drinks and a mom who is weak and sick he wasn’t expected to do much better. But he surprises people by doing just the opposite. By the age of 13 he has far surpassed people's expectations, conquered his dad’s drinking problem and walked across a burning barn. Then in a move that was not such a surprise he joins the army. Very quickly he rises through the ranks and is soon one of the top generals in the U.S. Army. But will Benedict remember that no matter what happens he should do what’s right no matter the consequence?
This book is a great book for eleven year olds and older because some of the scenes may not be suitable for younger kids. This book is awesome and it has a lot of action and suspense. For those who want a good bit of adventure and surprise this book is perfect. The characters are people who actually existed in real life and the battles are real too. Read and find out if Benedict will do the right thing for his ego or for his new country.9781596434868