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Student Book Review: A Dozen Fairy Dresses by Tennant Redbank

Student Book Review:  A Dozen Fairy Dresses by Tennant Redbank

Hem and her friends are fairies. Hem likes to sew. She sewed dresses for her friends because they were going to a party. After she made all those dresses she got so tired she forgot to make her own dress. She saw scraps from the flowers she used to make her friends’ dresses. What will she wear? Will she make it to the party?

Reviewed by Ella, entering grade 1


Student Book Review: Warriors: The Fourth Apprentice by Erin Hunter

I kind of like this book. It was an interesting topic. Then again, Erin Hunter always writes interesting topics. This book was about three cats that have special powers. They thought there was a drought, but really beavers were blocking the stream into their lake. So the cats had to work together.

People who like fantasy adventure would like this book because it is exactly that: fantasty and adventure.

Reviewed by Kyle, entering grade 5

Student Book Review: Molly Moon’s Incredible Book of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng

Student Book Review:  Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng

When young orphan, Molly Moon comes across a book in the library that is about hypnotism, she learns she can get people to do anything. She hypnotizes her way to Hollywood. But when a stranger finds out her secret, he steals her dog and tells her to rob a bank for him. If she didn’t do it she would never see her dog again. She is in serious trouble…

Reviewed by Kate, entering grade 5

Student Book Review: Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

Student Book Review: Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

When Kendra and Seth are forced to stay with their grandfather while their parent are on a cruise, they discover he owns a preserve for mythical creatures. But their wondrous place is not as safe as it seems. Why? Read it and find out!

I liked this book because it had the subject of something we don’t think exists. I would recommend this book to Harry Potter and Percy Jackson fans.

Reviewed by a boy, entering grade 5

Author Mac Barnett

Inspired Reading

Author Mac Barnett visited Oak Hill Elementary in the Spring of 2012 inspiring many kids to pick up his mystery series about the Brixton Brothers. What will inspire your students this summer to keep reading?