Posts Tagged ‘books for girls’

Review: The Crossover

Book review: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

This review is brought to you by Book Boy Jr (12). Title: The Crossover Author: Kwame Alexander Publisher: Houghton Mifflin About the book: This book is a blend of hip-hop poetry and normal text. It follows the story of JB, a young basketball talent, who is progressing in his sports career when an unfortunate mishap…

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Review: Holes

Book review: Holes by Louis Sachar

This book review is by my little brother Book Boy Jr (12). Title: Holes Author: Louis Sachar Publisher: Bloomsbury About the book: This book follows the story of Stanley Yelnats, who has been cursed by his pig-stealing great-great-grandfather and has been sent to Camp Green Lake where he is doomed to dig holes for eternity.…

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Review: JT: The Making Of A Total Legend

JT: The Making Of A Total Legend by Johnathan Thurston

Title: JT: The Making Of A Total Legend Author: Johnathan Thurston with James Phelps Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books About the book: This is the life story of the rugby league Johnathan Thurston. It follows his younger years and upbringing through to where he is today. The story is written in first-person and includes his ups…

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Review: Squidge Dibley Destroys The School

Book review: Squidge Dibley destroys the school by Mick Elliott | bookboy.com.au

This review is brought to you by my brother Book Boy Jr (12.) Title: Squidge Dibley Author: Mick Elliott Publisher: Hachette Australia About the book: This book is about a grade-six boy whose world is turned upside down when a new teacher arrives – and a new student called Squidge Dibley causes mayhem in the…

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Review: Secrets Of A Schoolyard Millionaire

Book review: Secrets Of A Schoolyard Millionaire | bookboy.com.au

This review is brought to you by my brother Book Boy Jr (aged 12). Title: Secrets Of A Schoolyard Millionaire Author: Nat Amoore Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia About the book This is the tale of a young girl who sets out to be the best business woman ever and to get rich. With the…

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What I read this month (July 2019)

What I read (July 2019)| bookboy.com.au

The majority of the books on this list are books that I have re-read. This month I was quite busy, as I was involved in a  production of the musical ‘Wicked’. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Simon is a relatively normal sixteen year old with a relatively normal life – that is…

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Review: The New Kid (Unpopular Me)

The New Kid: Unpopular Me by James O'Loghlin

This book review is brought to you by Book Boy Jr, aged 12.   Title: The New Kid (Unpopular Me) Author: James O’Loghlin (ill. Matthew Martin) Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia About the book: This book is about a boy named Sam who moves to Canberra in grade six. He is 11 years old and has…

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What I read this month: April 2019

What I read this month April 2019 | bookboy.com.au

I’m behind with my #52booksin52weeks challenge, but the school work comes first. I’m not ready to concede defeat just yet! Just two books again this month: While Mortals Sleep by Kurt Vonnegut A collection of previously unpublished short fiction from one of my newer favourite authors. Vonnegut has the power to both entertain, whilst simultaneously…

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Review: Warcross

warcross reviewed by 12 year old blogger | bookboy.com.au

Title: Warcross* Author: Marie Lu Publisher: Penguin Books Australia About the book: Warcross is a fast, action-packed novel that follows the story of Emika Chen, an 18-year-old bounty hunter/hacker. Emika is recruited by the creator of Warcross, the world’s biggest VR all-inclusive game, to go undercover at this year’s championship tournament to hunt cheaters and scammers. What I thought: This book was very…

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What I read this month: February 2019

What I read February 2019 | bookboy.com.au

In great news, I’m on track for my #52booksin52weeks challenge, reading another four in February. Again, it was a mix of novels, biography and poetry. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer The classic tale of an idealistic youth who leaves modern society, throws away his worldly possessions, bar what he can fit in his backpack,…

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