Archive for February 21st, 2014

Kurt’s latest book review: The Heroes of Olympus – The Mark of Athena

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Author: Rick Riordan

illustrator: Fred Gambino

 Publisher: Puffin Books

I got this because I want to finish the Heroes of Olympus and find out what happened in this book. If you like adventure books with mythology in them, then read this book/series.

Critical Review:

In this book you find the view of different characters and what they think about what is going on and what they see. When they are in fights, talks, searches etcetera you see and know what they are going to do. There are a lot of surprising parts in this book, like when Piper sees an image of the future in her dagger. This story has a lot of fighting parts and discoveries that are fascinating.  The reason it is a good book is because it has parts that are not possible in real life, and only possible in the imagination of this book. I learn a lot by reading this series, like…

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Benjamin’s latest book review: The monsters of Morley Manor.

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Title: The Monsters of Morley Manor
Author: Bruce Covill
Illustrator: John Berg
Publisher:HMH Books for Young Readers

Summary:  A brother and sister buy a box. When they open it they find 2 wood layers under the first layer – a secret compartment! Do you know what is in the box?               

Critical review: The book made me feel happy,sad,funny, amused and mad. The characters’ names are Sarah , Anthony , Gasper , Albert , Ludmilla , Melisande , Bob , Marten and Wenter. My favorite character is Bob because he is half-wolf/half-dog and he is crazy (in a good way!). He is my favorite character because he did a cannon ball at a monkey.  I would recommend other people read this book because it’s a good book, it’s exciting, adventurous, and I wanted to just read it all in one go! People who like exciting, adventure books will like this book, although it’s pretty much…

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