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The Moon Rock
When Elliot takes his grandfather's moon rock, he’s not really stealing it, just borrowing it for further study. But the rock launches him into an adventure beyond his wildest imagination — in fact, it launches him clear to the moon! That night, Elliot awakes in Great Nidor, a city built in the deepest crater on the far side of the moon — a place where wickedness corrupts hearts and bodies, time can be twisted for good or evil, and wonder floats down every street. A civil war is raging between the Librarian and the Defiers. The Librarian rules over the Wings of the Past, Present, and Future. There’s a problem, though: he’s unable to open the Wing of the Future, where the most dangerous knowledge is stored, knowledge that will help him defeat the Defiers. Only Elliot can get the magical key that unlocks the Wing. But can he find it? And will the Wing of the Future help Elliot save his mother and his home from a terrible fire?
Review by Aspen (age 10)
This book is about a boy, Elliot, whose house burned down the night he snuck out to look at the stars. While Elliot's mom is in the hospital, he will stay with his Grandpa that he didn't even know existed!! Grandpa has a moon rock. When Elliot messed with it he enters a new world!!
To be honest there were some parts of the book that I didn't understand. But overall this was a fun and exciting adventure book. I really enjoyed the pictures! They helped tell the story and were super cool.
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COLORADO DREAM Author: Charlene Whitman Publisher: Ubiquitous Press Pages: 450 Genre: Sweet Historical Western Romance Yearning to become a
concert musician, a young woman from New York travels to Colorado to purchase a
violin, but when she meets a wild, untamable cowboy, her dream is threatened
and her heart torn ... In New York in 1877, Angela Bellini longs to become a concert
violinist and get away from her abusive father. When her dream takes her to Greeley, Colorado, to purchase a violin from a master instrument maker, she
learns she must wait three weeks until her violin is ready before she can head
home. Angela is determined not to let
anything or anyone waylay her dream, but when she meets rough-and-tumble cowboy
Brett Hendricks, her heart is torn. He is her opposite in every way—uncouth,
cocky, and reckless. But she is hopelessly drawn to him,…
A vacuum salesman by day, the introvert lives a quiet life alone with his dog until a work relationship and a dark secret from his past team up to create an uncomfortable imbalance in his otherwise ordered life, one that soon finds him squarely at the center of a murder investigation. With his thoughts continually urging him to make people “red and open” and to “achieve it” with his girlfriend Donna, what follows is a sometimes brutal, oftentimes hilarious, and absurdist account of the life of one very anti-social and unexpected anti-hero.
This is one of those books that you can both love and hate it at the same time. Ok, maybe hate is a strong word. More like a "what am I reading". This is a train wreck but it is so good that I can't stop reading. This book is told from the first person. I am mixed on first person books. Some I have read are good and others were not so good. This book is in the good category.
The main character is so socially awkward that agai…
Title: Joseph’s Journey: When Dad Left and Never Came Back 2nd
Author: Christina Nicole Smith
Publisher: Be A Blessing Enterprises
Genre: Juvenile Literature/Nonfiction As a mother, how do you explain an absentee father to your
child without blame, anger or resentment? Empower them! Seven-year-old Joseph
shares his story about when he first learns about the POWER of choice he
possesses after his father leaves and doesn't come back. His mother teaches him
the difference between his father’s choices and his own. Do Joseph and Mom
become angry with Joseph’s father? Well, a belief is just a thought you keep
thinking over and over...find out what happens on Joseph’s Journey!
I really liked this book and the message that the author shared. My nephews have had to deal with their father choosing not to be a part of their lives. This has been a big deal in their lives, even though they may not come out and straight voice their opinions. My oldest nephew is angry. …