Book Review: Chains book reviews Jun 24, 2020
By: Shriyan Ahuja
9/10
 
     The book “Chains” is the first book in the series “Seeds of America” by Laurie Halse Anderson. In this book, the main character Isabel, a slave, has just received the news that her owner, Miss Mary Finch, has died....
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Book Review: The Blood of Olympus book reviews Jun 17, 2020
By: Andrew Guan
10/10
 
     In The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan, seven half-bloods are on a major quest to save mankind from its own creator, Gaea. Along the way, they suffer many setbacks and challenges, but they push through and battle Gaea and her minions in...
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Book Review: The Giver book reviews Jun 17, 2020
By: Vincent Liu
 
     In The Giver, the main characters are Jonas and The Giver. Some supporting characters are Jonas’ family unit, Asher, Fiona, and Gabe. The conflict is that in Jonas’ community, people have left their memories of feelings, color, snow,...
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Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 book reviews Jun 17, 2020
By: Aarya Tyagi
10/10
 
     Fahrenheit 451 tells the story of Guy Montag, a naive man in a future dystopian society that has banned the possession of books. Guy’s job is to burn books that citizens are illegally keeping. In an encounter with a new neighbor, Guy...
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Book Review: A Good Kind of Trouble book reviews Jun 17, 2020
By: Emma Li
7.5/10
 
     Have you ever read the book A Good Kind of Trouble? It is about a girl named Shayla and her problems throughout the book. Shayla is an African American. She struggles with friendship, school problems, and a lot of other issues involving other...
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Book Review: Wonder book reviews Jun 17, 2020
By: Hannah Qian
 
     Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, is the story of a 10 year old boy, August, who has a deformed face and has never been to public school before. August goes to school at Beecher Prep Middle School, a public school in New York. While at school, it is hard...
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Book Review: A Raisin in the Sun book reviews Jun 13, 2020
By: Izabella Zhang
6/10
     A Raisin in the Sun takes place during the 1950s in Southside Chicago where the Youngers family, an African American family, lives in a small apartment. The story begins with Walter talking about his dreams and finding the meaning in his life, but...
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A Breath of Frost Book Review book reviews Jun 13, 2020
By: Catherine Sun
9.5/10
 
     A Breath of Frost tells the story of Emma, a young debutante who discovers that she is a witch, and a quite powerful one at that. Emma attends Rowanstone Academy, a finishing school for young women of noble status that also happen to be...
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Book Review: 1984 book reviews Jun 07, 2020
By: Lydia Tong
7/10
 
     The year is 1984. In George Orwell’s classic novel, a dominant empire, Oceania, has taken over the entire world. Winston, the protagonist, meets Julia, another citizen of Oceania who despises the Party, the ruling governmental body. The...
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Book Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles book reviews Jun 07, 2020
By: Julia Xiao
8/10
 
     Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a mystery novel about a genius detective, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, and his roommate, Dr. John Watson. They come across a murder mystery case of the Baron of...
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Book Review: Animal Farm book reviews Jun 07, 2020
By: Charles Xue
9/10
 
     Animal Farm, a novel by George Orwell, tells a story about a group of animals living in Manor Farm, a farm in England run by Mr. Jones. One night, the animals gather to listen to a boar named Old Major talk. Old Major is widely recognized as...
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Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird book reviews Jun 07, 2020
By: Michael Meng
 
     The book To Kill a Mockingbird is a story set in the 1930s, right as the Great Depression hit the hardest. In the beginning of the book, author Harper Lee portrays the narrator, Scout, as an innocent young girl in a southern town called Maycomb....
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