2nd Grade Editorial: The Cats in the Doll Shop

| June 17, 2013

The Cats in the Doll Shop is the sequel to The Doll Shop Downstairs. I made a post about that, too, so if you haven’t read the post, you should probably read that now before you move on. So anyways, Anna is the main character in this second book, too. In this book, Anna and […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: The Critter Club #3 – Liz Learns a Lesson

| May 30, 2013

This book is GREA-EAT! Liz Learns a Lesson is in the same series as Amy and the Missing Puppy and All About Ellie. They’re all written by ‘Callie Barkley.’ By the way, I made a post about both of those books so check them out first if you haven’t already read them. In this book, […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: The Wide-Awake Princess

| May 23, 2013

The Wide-Awake Princess by E.D.Baker is a really good book. It is Princess Annie’s sister Gwendolyn’s 16th birthday. On her 16th birthday, a fairy cast a spell on her that if she pricked her finger, she would fall asleep for a hundred years and so would the rest of the castle. The only way the spell could be […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: Marty McGuire

| May 22, 2013

Marty McGuire by Kate Messner is a book about a girl named Marty McGuire. In this book, Marty’s class is putting on a play about the Frog Prince. Marty is chosen to play the princess. The thing is, she doesn’t want to be the princess. Marty tries to convince her Mom and her teacher that […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: Goofballs #4 – The Mysterious Talent Show Mystery

| April 20, 2013

This book is a humorous and mystery-solving adventure. If you would like to hear about it, keep reading along. Well, if you want to know some basic things about the book, the characters are Mara (the queen of disguises), Kelly (she has puffy yellow hair), Brian (king of inventions), and Jeff (clue writer) – four kids getting […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms

| April 7, 2013

I read this book with Papa J Funk, so he’s helping me with this post. You can tell what I, Papa J Funk, am saying by what’s written in green. Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms is about a ten-year-old boy named Stuart Horten. He and his family move to a small town where his father grew up. Soon he discovers that […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: Rainbow Street Shelter #6 – Discovered! A Beagle Called Bella

| March 23, 2013

The characters in this book are Kate, Julian, and Bella. Bella is being really wild in their house and the neighbors have a problem with that because she’s being too loud and they can hear her. Kate and Julian don’t know what to do. They finally decide they should bring her to Rainbow Street Shelter […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: Mercy Watson Series Review

| February 10, 2013

The Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo is really funny! Mercy is a pig. Yes. I said a pig. One of the reasons I think this series is funny is  because Mercy loves, I should say absolutely loves, buttered toast. It makes Mercy sound like a human. One of her other humanly features is that Mr. and Mrs. Watson sing Mercy to sleep every night. […]

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Chapter Book Review: Storybound

| January 14, 2013

Storybound, by Marissa Burt, is about a twelve-year old orphan girl (Una Fairchild) who finds herself pulled into a book, literally. Strangely, she ends up, not just inside the story she was reading, but in the land of Story (capital S) itself. In Story, children are raised as fictional archetypes (hero, villain, damsel-in-distress), and Una soon […]

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2nd Grade Editorial: Rainbow Street Shelter #5 – Stolen! A Pony Called Pebbles

| January 4, 2013

Stolen! A Pony Called Pebbles, by Wendy Orr, is a part of the Rainbow Street Shelter Series. Each book in the series is about a different animal. For example, the first book in the series, Lost! A Dog Called Bear, is about … a lost dog called Bear.  This book is about two friends, Amy and Hannah, […]

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