Reviews written by Josephine Sorrell

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Ordering
June 07, 2020
Rating
 
3.0

A must read!!!! This is the wonderful story of a spunky, persevering and brave twelve year old girl named Ellie. The setting is the wild woods of Maine...

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Josephine Sorrell
June 01, 2020
Rating
 
3.0

This is a fascinating and innovative work of historic fiction. The story centers around two young girls who were victims of the Chernobyl disaster along with a flashback to...

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Josephine Sorrell
May 27, 2020
Rating
 
3.0

This is the feel good book of all the feel good books. Everyone needs a copy of this book and when you have a down day, flip to a random...

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Josephine Sorrell
May 27, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Realistic Fiction

When her mother passes away from cancer, middle-schooler Wavie B. Conley finds herself under the care of Samantha Rose, the cruel aunt she’s never met. She shows up at the...

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Josephine Sorrell
May 27, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Non-Fiction

This book in verse portrays in a moving account the lives lost in two of WWII’s most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. ...

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Josephine Sorrell
May 24, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Graphic Non-Fiction

Roller Girl author Victoria Jamieson has teamed up with Mohamed, a Somalian refugee, to tell a story inspired by Mohamed’s life. Cared for by kind Fatuma, an older woman...

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Josephine Sorrell
May 21, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Realistic Fiction

Samantha Is a rising seventh grader and the thought of spending summer vacation with her grandmother in Florida isn’t exactly what she considers a fun happening. ...

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Josephine Sorrell
May 21, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Action / Adventure

Gennifer Choldenko is the master of unique storylines for middle school readers. I had no idea what it expect. It looked like a book about a circus but the title...

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Josephine Sorrell
May 12, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Historical Fiction

Inspired by her love for The Little House on the Prairie books, Linda Sue Park has crafted a another stunning novel. Main character, Hannah, has a white father and ...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 26, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Action / Adventure

Twelve year-old Sam Castine Is trapped deep in the Maine wilderness after trying to retrieve his forgotten cell phone during a frenzied, smoke-filled evacuation of his summer camp. With wildfires...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 25, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Realistic Fiction

The star of this excellent story is William “Scoob” Lamar, a biracial, black-presenting 12-year-old boy, son and grandson. It seems he and his beloved grandmother, G’ma, who is white are...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 19, 2020
Rating
 
3.0

This is the account of the little-known World War II maritime disaster of the sinking of the passenger ship City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England to...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 19, 2020
Rating
 
3.0

Seventeen-year-old Jay Reguero was born in the Philippines but has grown up in the United States. His father moved the family to suburban Michigan when Jay was very young. The...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 19, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Fiction

This book is scary because the scenario is not a new one in world history. Neither is it something that occurred a long time ago. It is a real and...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 19, 2020
Rating
 
2.0
Fiction

I like this quote from Kirkus. “Sometime courage is quiet.” Mia’s life turned upside down a year ago when she...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 19, 2020
Rating
 
2.0

A simple act of kindness brings two unlikely friends together. A bear who has always been by himself, sits in his quiet, colorless home in a forgotten...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 19, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Historical Fiction

Lymon, has music in his bones, and he also has many strikes against him making life a huge challenge as he grows into young adulthood. ...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 05, 2020
Rating
 
2.0
Realistic Fiction

Samantha Is a rising seventh grader and the thought of spending summer vacation with her grandmother in Florida isn’t exactly what she considers a fun happening. ...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 05, 2020
Rating
 
3.0
Picture Book

I love the beginning of this book. Dog says Woof Woof. Cat, stretched out in a basket says, Quiet there, I’m hatching a kitten. ...

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Josephine Sorrell
April 02, 2020
Rating
 
3.0

Bea is ten years old and is a mature fifth grader. This is a chronicle of her reflectios of her past and evolving current situation. ...

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