Category Archives: YOUNG READER – AGES 8 TO 12

“The Christmas Wind” by Stephanie Simpson McLellan

THE CHRISTMAS WIND Stephanie Simpson McLellan Red Deer Press (2017) ISBN 9780889955349 Reviewed by Alyvia Stout (age 10) for Reader Views Kids (05/18) “The Christmas Wind” by Stephanie Simpson McLellan is a heartwarming story of a girl’s desperate journey to save her … Continue reading

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Interview with George Chiang, Author of “The Railroad Adventures of Chen Sing”

THE RAILROAD ADVENTURES OF CHEN SING George Chiang FriesenPress (2017) ISBN 9781460299401 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 9) for Reader Views (04/17) Interview by Sheri Hoyte (4/18) George Chiang journeyed deep into the mountains in the Pacific Northwest to uncover the long … Continue reading

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Interview with Geoffrey Cook, Author of “Veronica and the Volcano”

INTERVIEW WITH GEOFFREY COOK VERONICA AND THE VOLCANO Geoffrey Cook Violet Moon LLC (2017) ISBN 9780692892008 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 9) for Reader Views (07/17) Interview by Sheri Hoyte (3/18) Geoffrey Cook started telling Veronica and the Volcano stories to pass the time with … Continue reading

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“Beyond the Doors” by David Neilsen

BEYOND THE DOORS David Neilsen Crown Books for Young Readers (2017) ISBN 9781101935828 Reviewed by Avery Stout (age 14) for Reader Views (03/18) “Beyond the Doors” by David Neilsen really puts your imagination to the test, with doors that open … Continue reading

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“Sienna the Cowgirl Fairy: Trying to Make it Rain” by Alayne Kay Christian

SIENNA THE COWGIRL FAIRY: TRYING TO MAKE IT RAIN Alayne Kay Christian Spork (2017) ISBN 9781946101051 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 10) for Reader Views (2/18) “Sienna the Cowgirl Fairy: Trying to Make it Rain” by Alayne Kay Christian, is the story … Continue reading

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“The Light Dweller” by Miguel Lopez de Leon

THE LIGHT DWELLER Miguel Lopez de Leon Galadria Worldwide (2017) ISBN 97806928885832 Reviewed by Faryal Jabbar (Age 16) for Reader Views (2/18) Imagine an underground world so unique from our current perceptions of science fiction rules, where a dragon ruler uses her … Continue reading

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“If You Were Me and Lived in…the Mayan Empire” by Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…THE MAYAN EMPIRE Carole P. Roman CreateSpace (2017) ISBN 9781535046213 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 10) for Reader Views (2/18) “If You Were Me and Lived in…the Mayan Empire” by Carole P. Roman will take you … Continue reading

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