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Holy Family,Keighley
Keighley, West Yorkshire

Book Review - The Fastest Boy In The World
I didn't like this story because it had a slow story line. When Solomon has to run home 20 miles to get help for his grandfather, the story dragged as Solomon ran along the dusty road from Addis Ababa to Kidame. The story line doesn't have any particularly interesting plot twists, and overall, the book is boring.
Posted on: 22 Jun 2015

I enjoyed this book however it took me a while to get into.The story line was thrilling and unpredictable (for me as I have not read 'The Tinderbox' which the book is very similar to, as I have heard). The illustrations helped me imagine what was going on in this gripping adventure as well as the creative writing that also created a vivid image in my mind.
Posted on: 22 Jun 2015

Book Review : Buffalo Soldier - Julia :)
I enjoyed this book as it leads you through the story of a girl named Charlotte, including many twists and turns. Charlotte has never had a real family and when everything she knows is ruined by the american war she has one choice; join the army. Will she survive? Will she find out what freedom really is? Will she have a real family? I really liked that the story is written from first person and that most things in the book are not predictable. Definitely my kind of book and I strongly recommend it as it is one of the best books I have read.
Posted on: 19 May 2015

Book Review : Middle Of Nowhere - Serena
I like this book because it has actual Aboriginal words mixed in with the book. Join Comity in her adventure as she roams across the plains with "that Jacky", yard boy, Fred. As her mother dies from a tiger-snake bite, and her Father locks himself away in solitude, nasty assistant Mr. Hogg comes to the station, to help Comity's father run the Wire. But he is soon running the farm, and plans to marry Comity, a young girl over 20 years younger than him. But when he turns his hunting gun on Fred, Comity decides to fight back. But will the noxious Blighs stop her? And when her own father sends her away, supposedly for her own safety, who IS on Comity's side?
Posted on: 14 May 2015

Book Review : Apple and Rain - Serena
I like this book because it has a good storyline, and grips the reader until the very end. You really feel for the characters, and when they cry, you do, and when they laugh, so do you. The main character, Apple, has lived without her parents for eleven years. Her mother abandoned her at two years old, and her father remarried to Trish, a woman who hates Apple, and Apple hates back. But when her mother magically turns up out of the blue, will Apple go to live with her, or stay with her strict grandmother? And when it all goes wrong, who will help the poet Apple? Who will be there for her when everyone else doesn't understand her? Join Apple in her adventure as she learns about trust and friendship, in this gripping but tear-worthy novel!
Posted on: 14 May 2015

Book Review : Tinder - Serena
I liked the book Tinder, because it has an exciting storyline, and good vocabulary, which leads the reader through the storyline until the book is finished. The reader isn't able to put the book down! The book starts with the main character, Otto Hundebiss, defying Death during a war. Running away from the madness, he is overcome with pain form his battle wounds, and faints. He wakes to find a man dressed in pigskin leaning over him, dressing his wounds. The stranger gives him 5 dice, and instructions on how to use them. The dice roll... and Otto heads north. In this adventure with wolves, women, and a mysterious tinderbox, how will Otto triumph, and win his love, the beautiful Safire? Read on to find out...
Posted on: 14 May 2015