I absolutely loved this book I would rate it 12 out of 10, I recommend this book to mainly girls that are more mature and 12+ years of age.
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The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkein - Reviewed by Theo
The Hunting of the Last Dragon - Sherryl Jordan - Reviewed by Hannah
It a great book for people who like to watch Bear Grylls and want to learn more about his life.
I would recommend it for children aged 9 to 14, and I rate it a 10 out of 10.
Alone on the Wide Wide Sea - Michael Morpurgo - Reviewed by Lottie
The Amulet of Samarkand-Jonathan Stroud-Reviewed by Jack
This book is about a young trainee magician named Nathaniel who summons an ancient wisecracking djinni named Bartimaeus to help him get revenge on Simon Lovelace, a high-ranking government magician who humiliated him in front of his master. To do this he gets Bartimaeus to steal the Amulet of Samarkand, a powerful magic artefact that Lovelace wants for unknown reasons. But while Bartimaeus is stealing the artefact, he uncovers a plot of murder, mystery and intrigue far bigger than anyone suspected.
Salamandastron-Brian Jacques-Reviewed by Jack
This book is about an evil warlord named Feragho, who along with his army, marches on Salamandastron, a mountain fortress ruled by badgers. Meanwhile at Redwall Abbey, a young squirrel called Samkim is accused of killing the abbey recorder after two stoats run off with the abbey's most precious possession: The sword of Martin the Warrior! Samkim and his friend Arula set off to reclaim the sword, while Ferahgo hatches a sinister plot to conquer Salamandastron.
I really loved this book because it has fast-paced action combined with suspense. I would reccomend this book to mainly boys 8+. 10 out of 10!
Outside In - Chrissie Keighery - Reviewed by Jane
Have you ever thought that everyone else seems to have their lives sorted and your life is not quite how you'd like it to be? 'Outside In' gives an insight into the 'perfect' lives of others. The masks people wear to appear cheery and 'together' in public hide a multitude of issues and insecurities that are tucked away neatly out of the sight of others. This book tells the story from many different points of view and opened my eyes afresh to take the time to look below the surface of others.
I enjoyed 'Outside In' because it made me stop and think about the fact that people are not always what / who they appear to be. A good book for students who want to be more aware of others around them. I would recommend this book mainly for girls aged 12 and over. My rating: 7/10
Journey to the River Sea- Eva IbbotsonMaia an orphan after her parents died in a tragic train accident has finally found her relatives.
But there is a price to pay, Maia has to leave her friends and her school.
Maia doesn't care though, who would put a chance to go to the Amazon to waste?
But in the amazon paradise isn't as she imagined.
Follow Maia's journey through the Amazon in an exciting story of her travels.
I would rate this book 5/5 stars
I recommend this book to ages 8+