Book review: Alex rider franchise, book two, Point Blank, by Eli West

Eli West

November 28, 2017

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Hello to all the people who like books { including Alex Rider fans! }, it's almost Winter, and it's cold, why not do a book review, for all of you Alex Rider fans, about a book which takes place at an mountaintop finishing school....

Amulet Book 1

Xaden Rosales

November 7, 2017

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Amulet is a book series witch I'm not sure is in the HMS library but I know it's in the HES library. The Amulet series is about this girl (her name is Emily) that lives with her brother (named David) and mom (in the first...

Virtual War

Xaden Rosales

October 17, 2017

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This book is about a fourteen year old kid who gets put into a war but the twist is that it is virtual war so no blood and no pain. The war is controlled by a computer so he quickly makes a character that is built off of stren...

The Magic Half

Sam Waller

October 16, 2017

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In this fascinating book about magic, you will be held captivated by it's brilliant use of emotion, suspense, and foreshadowing. This book's main character is Miri. Miri is a normal girl, as far as she knew, until one da...

Hikaru No Go

Xaden Rosales

October 10, 2017

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Hikaru No Go is a manga series you can find at the HMS library in the graphic novel section. Hikaru No Go is about a kid who gets possessed by a spirit who loves to play go this spirit's name is Sai he used to live hundreds o...

To Kill A Mockingbird: A Summary and Review

Angie Reyes

March 6, 2017

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February 21, 2017 One of the most classic tales in literature, To Kill A Mockingbird is known by most avid readers. This timeless story is seen through the eyes of a young, reckless girl named Scout Finch, who captures the reader's heart...

Book Review: Found

Evan Jiang

January 10, 2017

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13-year-old Jonah knew he was adopted, but he didn't think it was a big deal.  Then, suddenly Jonah and his friend Chip started getting strange letters.  The friends thought it was only a prank when they started seeing people...

Book Review: Under Their Skin

Evan Jiang

January 10, 2017

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Nick And Eryn's mom is getting married again.  Soon, the twins find out they have step-siblings that they will never have to meet.  Who are these children?  Why doesn't their mom want them to meet them?  The twins tried all...

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander

Evan Jiang

November 29, 2016

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After falling down through a vent with his 2-year-old sister, Boots, from the laundry in their apartment. Gregor meets giant talking animals, in a place called the Underland that was miles under his home in New York City.  In...

Book Review- 20,000 Leagues Under my Expectations

Thomas Rose

October 18, 2016

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Be careful, SPOILERS AHEAD! "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" was action-packed at the start, boring in the middle, and EXTREMELY disappointing at the end. First, let's start with the story. In 1868, French professor Pierre...

Book Review: Pictures of Dorian Gray By: Oscar Wilde

Max Xu

October 5, 2016

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"All art is quite useless", words from "Pictures of Dorian Gray." Oscar Wilde. The Lexile level of this book is 880, about 7th and 8th grade. When reading this book, you may find ideas in it that seem modern, yet the author l...

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