Friday, December 2, 2016

Down the Rabbit Hole

by Peter Abrahams
Reviewed by Lily Chen
Fall 2016

REVIEW: Down The Rabbit Hole by Peter Abrahams
ISBN#: 0060737030

Ingrid Levin-Hill , 13, recently moved to Echo Falls. She is a great soccer player and wants to be an actress. Her parents were late to pick her up at her orthodontist appointment, so she tries to find her way to soccer practice. She started to freak out when she was lost, a woman known as “Cracked Up Katie” noticed and offered Ingrid to come inside. Ingrid and Katie talked until the cab, that Katie called, came and picked her

Counting by 7s

by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Image result for counting by 7s book cover
Reviewed by Jocelyn Chern
Fall 2016
REVIEW: Counting by 7s By Holly Goldberg Sloan
ISBN # : 978-0-14-242286-1

Willow Chance, a African-American, twelve year old girl, is different than the rest of her school. She is a genius. She is interested in everything, but medical conditions and plants interest her even more. She was adopted by a set of parents and never met her blood parents. Willow was a exuberant girl, living her own happy life, and taking care of her garden, with her new parents, but one day, when her school counselor, Dell, brings her home, after some ice-cream with her new friends, Mai and Quang-Ha, she realizes that her


by Garth Nix and Sean Williams

Reviewed by Richard Niu

Fall 2016
REVIEW: Troubletwisters by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
Image result for troubletwistersISBN#: 0545259033
The story Troubletwisters is a tale of magic at its best, where wielders of it must fight off abusers of it. Jack and Jaide Shield, twins, are leading normal lives until a mysterious explosion of their house and the evacuation of their father leads to displacement and eventually living with their grandmother, which they do not know much about. To the twins, the whole thing reeks of magic, and the blank white eyes that they saw in the room when the house exploded only confirms their suspicions.