Archive for the ‘Interactive Book Review’ Category

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Book Summary: Eighteen-year-old Patience McDonough has a plan. Despite her parents’ objections, she will attend Verity College in Hades, Mississippi, and live with her grandparents. She’ll complete her degree in record time and go on to become a doctor. But things at the college are strangely neglected, her class work is unexpectedly hard, Grand gets […]

  Book Summary Have you ever wondered why the American colors are red, white, and blue? Did you know that our national mascot was almost a turkey rather than a bald eagle? Can you trace your family’s ancestry back to the Mayflower Pilgrims, or perhaps to a cowboy of the Old West? Do you think […]

Book Summary: In the 2012 London Olympics, US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas stole hearts and flew high as the All-Around Gold Medal winner, as well as acting as a critical member of the US gold-medal-winning women gymnastics team. In this personal autobiography, Gabrielle tells her story of faith, perseverance, and determination, demonstrating you can reach your […]

Book Summary: The 17-year-old figure skater talks candidly about her life as a competitor; as a National and World Champion; and as a daughter, a sister, and a teenager. She describes the personal sacrifices that she and her family had to make early in her career and shares with her audience her sense of determination […]

  Book Summary/Description: This book is part of an awesome series for children that enables the child to become part of the story. A great read for old and young alike helping students who have difficulty with comprehension, entertaining sidebars to pique curiosity, and a comprehensive glossary to support the content. This is a perfect […]

  Summary: Dark Canyons is the story of a family forced to defend its way of life. Twelve-year-old June is growing up happily with her scholarly mother and practical father on a remote ranch. She has never been to school, but June’s agile mind makes learning second nature. From her mother June has learned to […]

Book Summary: Join four mismatched teens as they hunt for lost pirate treasure in historic Savannah, Georgia. Follow the group as they race against corrupt artifact thieves to uncover Shamus’s booty. This adventure journeys through Savannah’s secret tunnels, forgotten islands and real historical locations. Can four young adults put their differences aside long enough to […]

Book Summary/Description: Katie Porter likes to climb trees, play with her sister, and ride bikes with her brother. The Porters are a close family. They are brought even closer through a family vacation, a surprise in the middle of the night, and an important decision that will affect them all. Joy’s Review: This story is […]

  Book Summary/Description: Violet Remy is a nine-year-old girl that is homeschooled and belongs to a neighborhood coop. It was finally spring and after learning about the wetlands in their nature class they were finally able to go explore them on a scavenger hunt. Along with the items on their list they would also discover […]

Book Summary/Description: Jackson, Haley, Lainey and Katie are homeschool kids out for an adventure. They’re looking forward to a few days away from the books, exploring an old Civil War battlefield. But they end up with more than one mystery to solve as they form a new friendship that takes them down a dangerous road. […]