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Phillippa Fisher's Fairy Godsister

Phillippa Fisher thinks she has the worst life ever. Her best friend Charlotte is moving away to a place where they are going to get rid of cell phones, computers...any technology! Also her parents are really embarrassing, like the day when her dad came to school in his pajamas! So a fairy godsister is all she could want. But when she gets nervous and accidently throws her out of the tree house window all Daisy, the fairy godsister wants to do is get her wishes made and finally get away from Phillippa.... but when Trisha, the popular girl steals her last wish voucher, they have to think of a good plan. Will Daisy get it back before her life cycle runs out?

This book is not available in our school library...try the public library or a bookstore!
Reviewed by Ingrid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

This book will blow your mind. A boy named Gregory is the main character. His mom bought him a diary but he wanted a journal. So he says that he is not going to be like one of those kids who are all "dear diary this" and "dear diary that". Gregory and his friend Ralph play video games a lot. Read this book to find out what happens to Gregory.

Reviewed by Jayme, 2nd grade

Blown Away by Joan Hiatt Harlow

It started when everybody in the town of Islanorada thought this old guy named Sharkey was mean and cranky. But a kid named Jake went to Sharkey's for a job opportunity and he and Sharkey became friends just like that. Then Sharkey had some alligator hides that he had to deliver. So Jake went to go ask his mom if he could go with Sharkey but he and his mom kept on fighting about Jake staying to babysit his little sister. Jake's mom finally said that his sister could go to their next door friends, so Star went there. So Jake hopped onto the boxcar with Sharkey. Long story short, while they delivered the hides, they came upon somebody wanting to try to sell a donkey. Shakey wanted to buy the donkey, but $200.00 was too much. The guy was going to put the donkey to sleep so Sharkey said he would buy it for $100.00. After Sharkey bought the donkey (Jewell) but she would not move because the Jewell had to stay with a dog named Rudy. So, if you think you like books with a lot of a…

In The Belly Of An Ox by Rebecca Bond

This book was about two brothers who like to get pictures of birds but in weird ways! They try to blend in with what ever the can. They go in ponds, hay, and even up a tree just to get a picture! Finally they made their first bird book of pictures. Read to find out all the crazy things they do.

Reviewed by Claire Henry

Imogene's Last Stand by Candace Fleming

This book is about a girl named Imogene who lives in a small town in a house where George Washington once slept. She loves history. Her town isn't a speck on the map until the President of the United States shows up. She fights to save her town's history from being destroyed when they want to tear it down so a factory can be put up. Read this book and find out what happens.

Reviewed by: Aaron, 2nd grade