Book Review Winners Week 7

Posted on July 24, 2014 by


From the Mendenhall Valley Library

 Finn Kesey, age 9, a gift certificate to Bullwinkle’s Pizza Parlor for his review of Total Soccer by Dean Hughes. “One fascinating part of this book is when he makes a head shot for a goal.”

 Johnathan Garrigues, age 6, a gift certificate for Hearthside Books and Toys for his review of Pagoo by Holling Clancy Holling. “I like the sea and Pagoo.  Pagoo is a hermit crab and is small.”

 Haeley Nalan, age 11, a movie pass from Gross-Alaska Theaters for their review of Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinny. “One fascinating part of this book is when Greg gets hit over the head with magic balls.”

 Tigerlily McMeen, age 11, a gift certificate to the Alaskan Fudge Company and an art book from Fairweather Gallery for her review of Bone by Jeff Smith. “The most fascinating part of this book is the fight between Grandma and the Rat Monsters.”

 From the Downtown Library

 Aakash Bathija, age 16, A gift certificate to the Alaska Shirt Company for their review of Lies: A Gone Novel by Michael Grant. “One fascinating part about this book is that it was very intense, and the writing was really good.”

 Kareena Bathija, age 11, a gift certificate to Trove for their review of Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix. “One fascinating part of this book is when Chip, Alex, Katherine, and Jonah traveled back to the 15th century to save Chip/Edward V and Alex/Richard III from being murdered.”

 Meghna Bathija, age 15, a gift certificate to Rainy Retreat Books for their review of Darke by Angie Sage. “One fascinating part of this book is when Marcia did The Great Undoing and defeated the Darke Domain.  The castle was then back to normal and free of ‘Things’.”

 Sahil Bathija, age 13, a gift certificate to Rainy Retreat Books for their review of Olympians: Poseidon, Earth Shaker by George O’Connor. “One fascinating part of this book is how it shows what Poseidon goes through, by showing his emotions and thoughts, as events like falling in love, challenges, watching his kids grow up, getting eaten by Kronos and many more going on.”

 Krishna Bathija, age 9, a gift certificate to Rainy Retreat Books for their review of Among the Imposters by Margaret Peterson Haddix. “One fascinating part of this book is when Luke/Lee was dropped at Hendricks school for boys.”

 From the Douglas Library

 Kayla Kohlhase, age 12, a movie pass from Gross-Alaska Theaters for her review of Marley & Me by John Grogan. “One fascinating part of the this book is Marley sniffed the diaper with such vigor that I thought it would go up his nose.”

 Finnan Kelly, age 4, a gift certificate for Coppa for their review of Locomotive by Brian Floca. “One fascinating part of this book is the map in the back about how steam power works and the parts of a steam locomotive.”

 Annika Schwartz, age 10, a tram pass for Mt. Roberts Tram for her review of The Key to Rondo by Emily Rodda. “One fascinating part of the this book is when Mimi makes it looks like Rondo is being destroyed with the key. She makes the covers turn to worms, the castle shake, and topples over book shelves.  She also saves Leo from dying with a magic carpet.”

 Minta Schwartz, age 8, a tram pass for Mt. Roberts Tram for her review of Sir Fartsalot Hunts the Booger by Kevin Bolger. “One fascinating part of the this book is when Sir Fartsalot survived getting scorched by the dragon.”

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