Not Cheap, But Some eBooks To Consider: Best Middle-Grade and Teen Books of the Year…So Far

Not Cheap, But Some eBooks To Consider: Best Middle-Grade and Teen Books of the Year…So Far

June 28, 2011 By Jacqueline Segall School’s out and summer is finally here. Catch up on all of this year’s most exciting middle-grade and teen novels that might not have been in the school reading curriculum. Chosen for being well-written and highly-engaging for young readers, these are the books that entertained and inspired us most. […]

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Kindle Kids’ Corner – 6th Grader Campbell W. Reviews John Feinstein’s The Rivalry: “This book is a good mystery,” but because of the publisher’s price, “it is a rip off.”

eBook Title: The Rivalry Author’s Name: John Feinstein Reviewer’s grade level: 6th Kindle Price: 10.99 Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Campbell W. Campbell‘s Review: The Rivalry is about two young reporters who are asked to write about the Army / Navy football game. They both write for the Washington Post. The book tells of the […]

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Kids’ Books in the News: Announcing “Pottermore,” Where You’ll Be Able to Buy Potter eBooks for the Kindle; Plus a New “Essentials” Program for Young Adult Readers

By Steve Windwalker There were two big stories today involving ebooks and young readers, and we’ll share them both in a single post here. First, there was big news from novelist J.K. Rowling, creator of the phenomenally popular Harry Potter series. Beginning in October, according to the British website The Bookseller, the Potter books will […]

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Kindle Kids’ Corner – 8th Grader Elizabeth D. Reviews Jennifer Laurens’ Overprotected: “She has everything a girl could ever want — money, designer clothes, a loving father, and a life that seems to be perfect. Or is it?”

eBook Title: Overprotected Author’s Name: Jennifer Laurens Reviewer’s grade level: 8th Kindle Price: $4.99 Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Elizabeth D Elizabeth‘s Review: She has everything a girl could ever want — money , designer clothes , a loving father, and a life that seems to be perfect. Or is it? Seventeen year old Ashlyn […]

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Kindle Kids’ Corner – 8th Grader Kerrie D. Reviews Renee Carter’s His Eyes: “This book contains kissing, so I would not recommend this book to students below the 6th grade.”

eBook Title:  His Eyes Author’s Name: Renee Carter Kindle Price: $5.99 Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Kerrie D. Reviewer’s grade level: 8th Kerrie‘s Review: Amy Turner, a senior in high school, signs up to babysit a boy. She doesn’t know that he is her age and also blind until she meets the mom of this […]

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Kindle Kids’ Corner – 8th Grader Margret Ruth O. Reviews Alex Flinn’s Beastly: “True love is never ugly.”

eBook Title: Beastly Author’s Name: Alex Flinn Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Margret Ruth O. Reviewer’s grade level: 8th Kindle Price:$8.99 Margret Ruth‘s Review: Kyle Kingsbury was perfect. He had the perfect girlfriend, perfect looks, and what he thought was the perfect life. But Kyle was vain, and he needed to see the other side […]

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Kindle Kids’ Corner – 5th Grader Morgan A. Reviews Beverly Cleary’s Runaway Ralph: “Will he be stuck in the cage forever, or will he be saved?”

eBook Title:  Runaway Ralph Author’s Name: Beverly Cleary Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Morgan A Reviewer’s grade level: 5th Kindle Price: $5.99 Morgan‘s Review: Runaway Ralph is about an adventurous mouse who does not want to be told what to do by anyone. The story first takes place in an old hotel, but Ralph runs […]

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