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The Desperate Dog Writes Again

How will Emma save her owner George, when George keeps telling Emma to go away? Then Emma goes to the library to e-mail her dog firend Queenie for advice. If you love dogs then you should check out this book. Find out if Emma can save her owner from the mysterious kidnapper. Reviewed by Kolton

Calvin Coconut, Zoo Breath

Have you ever smelled a dogs breath? You're probably thinking that would be a dumb thing to do, right? Well, in Zoo Breath , Calvin and his friend, Julio have to do that and a lot of other gross and weird stuff just for a science project! They smell Calvin's dog, Streak because Calvin's mom and helper,Stella thinks Streak has bad breath. So, Calvin comes up with an idea to make the breath not smell bad! Will it work? To find out, read the book, Calvin Coconut, Zoo Breath. Reviewed by Aashree

The Drained Brains Caper

Could you imagine what it would be like to be a new kid and everyone is the same? When a girl goes to a new school she is in for a big surprise. Read it to find out what the surprise is.

by: Alex

Making Shelter

Did you ever imagine getting lost and not knowing what to do and where in the world to sleep? Well this book tells you what to to do for shelter. If you read the other books in this series it will tell you about how to get food and other helpful tips. I really liked this book and I definitely recommend it! So read more so you will keep safer when you're lost!

Reviewed by Chloe

How Tia Lola Learned to Teach

What if one day you were called to teach Spanish at your niece and nephew's school? Well that's what happened to Tia Lola. Then, the whole school loves Tia Lola as as spanish teacher. But, then she gets a letter she might have to leave the United States. Read the book to see if Tia Lola gets to stay in the United States! I liked the book because it is about friendship and family.

By: Tyler

Ballet For Martha

This book is about a girl named Martha Graham and she's different from all of the other ballerinas. Martha loves to play roles for dances and she owns her own studio. Martha is planning a play called Appalachian Spring. If you want to know more, go to the library and check it out.

Reviewed by: Ariana

Flora's Very Windy Day

Have you ever been blown away by the wind? It is very windy! In this book, Flora doesn't want her little sister around. So Flora and her sister go outside to play, and all of the sudden, the wind blows them up way into the sky!! So many different things in the sky like a cloud wanted to keep Crispin for a working girl but Flora said no. But everything that they passed always said, "If the wind lets you..." Will Flora and Crispin get home? Is Flora going to let Crispin out of her life? Read more to find out more about this mysterious story!

Reviewed by: Emma

The Secret Cave

The Secret Cave written by Emily Arnold McCully is an interesting book based on a true story. Three boys were playing war one afternoon when they came across a older boy who they thought might want to play. The boy told them that his dog fell in a very deep hole and when he rescued him the boy's curiosity took over. Their journey of the cave had begun and the secret was reveled...what did they find?

Reviewed by Leyton

The Ghostwriter Secret

If you want to read a good mystery you should read the Brixton Brothers book 2, The Ghostwriter Secret. Chapter 2 is my favorite chapter because he talks about himself. I like the book because it is an exciting mystery. You should read it.

Reviewed by: Aaron


The annual Lewis and Clark Reading Adventure Nights are coming up soon! 1st and 2nd grade: Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade: Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 Permission slips will be coming home soon! Be sure to get yours in on time so that you can participate in fun reading activities, listen to a professional storyteller, and enjoy a snack and pizza dinner. Thanks to our amazing LC PTA for funding this event each year.

Thank you Matt Tavares

We had a great visit from author Matt Tavares. What an amazing author, illustrator, and all around good guy. We hope you enjoyed the photos from his visit.