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Ravens gate
by Anthony Horowitz

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Ravens gate in book one of the gatekeepers. It was a pretty good book packed with adventure, mystery and suspense. It started off with a kid named Matt who had lost him parents at age 7/ He had been bribed into stealing some stuff from a dvd store with him friends, he knew it was wrong but he wanted the money. By=ut things went south and they where cought, but his freind stabbed the street keeper. Matt was so shocked. He went to custody in some sort of kids hospital. He was only 14, so a nice man names mallory helped him and put him in the LEAF project. He would go to foster house and stay there for about a year until something else had been decided for him. But what Matt didn't know was thetthe place he was being sent to , might be his grave. And whoever helped Matt escape, died. Matt finds out that he has powers and finds a friend who helps him figure out that Matt, is one of the five kids in a prophecy, "Five kids saved the world, five kids will do it again. A girls and four boys are chosen..." can Matt keep his friend safe from death and save himself at the same time?

by John Hersey

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Hiroshima is a slow and educational, but heart wrenching and informative story about the lives of six survivors before after and during the dropping of the first atomic bomb on a Japanese city, Hiroshima.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
by Bill Martin Jr. Children's Books

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One of our favorites!

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children Book 5
by Ransom Riggs

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This is the fifth book in the Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children series, and it does not disappoint. In this book, Jacob and his friends must decode ancient codes, which warn that their worst enemy, presumed dead, may not be dead. And he might come back more powerful than ever. But, there is a way to stop him. It exists in Noor, the newest to peculiar life. Looming in Jacob's mind are H's last words, "bring Noor to V." In this book you will follow Jacob, Noor, and his friends as they race to save peculiaridom. I think this was one of the best books in the series. I gave it five stars because it is filled with mystery and suspense, and you are glued to the book the whole time. It is a thrilling book with many adventurous twists. The only thing I didn't like was the absence of the original characters. In the first few books, you really got to know the original characters and spend a lot of time with them. I feel like the author has been replacing some of the beloved original characters with newer, flashier ones. Personally, I like the original characters better than some of the new ones, so that would be the only downside of the book for me. Other than that, it's great.

Hilo Book 1
by Judd Winick

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Hilo doesn't know where he came from or why he is on Earth. DJ tries to help understand why Hilo is here.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
by Ian Fleming

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is about a family in England, the Potts family, that buys a car from an old race car driver. The father, Caractacus Potts, is a mechanic and works on the car, but even he can’t figure out what some of the buttons on the car do. One day, they decide to take the car to the beach, and become stuck in traffic. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang senses that it would take a long time and tells Mr. Pott to pull a knob on the dashboard. He obeys, and immediately the car sprouts wings and flies them to an island where they have a great time. From that point on, they learn that Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a smart car that can track robbers, fly, ride in the water like a boat, and much more. In fact, they use Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to stop a famous robber, Joe the Monster. They found where he is hiding his loot and are determined to stop him before he can get to them.

To Kill A Mockingbird
by Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature. The plot and characters are based on Lee's observations of her family, her neighbors and an event that occurred near her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, and it's written from Scouts point of view. The book is about Atticus Finch, who appears as an unconventional hero and role model due to his morality rather than his physical capabilities. The theme of morals is apparent throughout the whole novel, especially in relation to religion and perception of sin. Although it was kind of long to read and the beginning few chapters were kind of slow, I still loved this book. I loved its characters. I loved its plot. And I loved the eloquent way in which Harper Lee wrote it. It made me laugh and it made me cry. The reason I gave this book 5 stars was because it taught us the difference between right and wrong. The values Atticus instilled in Jem and Scout were those who differentiated them from other kids there age. Atticus always made sure his kids were doing the right thing, he taught them to treat everbody with respect. Even with so much segregation and hatred around because of Tom Robinson's case Atticus still chose to stay positive and treat everybody with respect. I would highly recommend it to everyone.

by Stephenie Meyer

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“Twilight” is a novel by Stephenie Meyer. Bella, who is seventeen, leaves Phoenix to live with her dad in a small town in Washington, called Forks. There, she meets an impossibly handsome boy, named Edward. She falls in love with him and soon discovers that he is not actually human. I rated this book five stars because even though it is on the longer side, it remains captivating to the very end. It is a fantastic romance novel.

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child
by J.K. Rowling

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The main characters are Harry Potter and Albus Potter. This takes place 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts. Albus is put in Slytherin and becomes good friends with Malfoy’s son. But darkness comes and Voldemort returns as a different person.i like how interesting this book was but I didn’t like how it was written in play form. I gave this 3 stars because the story is good but compared to the other books, it’s not as good.

Spy School Goes South
by Stuart Gibbs

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The main chapter is Ben Ripley, He is a spy for the CIA he follows a criminal who says he has changed to SPYDER’s Headquarters. They realize that SPYDER is planning something big and is the criminal they were following trustworthy. I liked the suspense and the intensity of this book. There was nothing I really didn’t like. I have it 5 stars because it was so interesting and at some points funny

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