Month: January 2011

The Last Leopard (Legend of the Animal Healer Series)

Martine goes to Zimbabwe with her grandmother and best friend, Ben, to help a friend who is being threatened by animal poachers. While enjoying the beautiful surroundings, Martine and Ben are also trying to save the large, elusive leopard that will help fortune hunters find their treasure…after they destroy it. Sweet story that young chapter-book …

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Paranormalcy

Evie is a normal teen who just wants a normal life. She’d give anything if she could just learn to drive, go to school, have a locker, and maybe even get asked to prom. But her life is far from normal. She lives in and works for the the International Paranormal Containment Agency (IPCA), her …

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Empty

Weyn has written a great book to help readers to realize that oil supplies are limited. It also helps them to understand how much of their life this impacts. Empty is a thought provoking book about green living, preparation, and survival. The characters are engaging. This book will make you think about the little things …

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Mockingjay

Book Giveaway! (see below) Mockingjay was by far the most buzzed-about book in Granite School District in 2010, but after release day, when the dust had settled on this conclusion to the The Hunger Games Trilogy and everyone had read it, our reviews and feelings about the book were decidedly muddied and conflicted. Here are …

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The Mayflower and the Pilgrims’ New World

The Mayflower and the Pilgrims’ New World is a great book for those who want to know the background of the Plymouth settlement and what happened after the “First Thanksgiving.” How the Pilgrims came to America and the difficulties they faced continued long after their initial landing in New England and, unlike others who tried …

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