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Favorites: Kids Pick 'Em

In this section a sampling of students from Alaska schools tell us in their own words about their favorite books.

Chugach Optional Elementary School

Genevieve

Genevieve, Grade 5
Review of A Girl Named Disaster, by Nancy Farmer

Lauren

Lauren, Grade 5
Review of Things Not Seen, by Andrew Clements

Amanda F.

Amanda F., Grade 5
Review of Double Fudge, by Judy Blume

Nathaniel C.

Nathaniel Cox, Grade 6
Review of Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli

Sydney

Sydney, Grade 6
Review of Caddie Woodlawn, by Carol Ryrie Brink

Mariah

Mariah, Grade 5
Review of Ballad of Lucy Whipple, by Karen Cushman

Zack

Zack, Grade 3
Review of Ramona's World, by Beverly Cleary

Katy

Katy, Grade 3
Review of Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Hannah W.

Hannah W., Grade 4
Review of The Black Stallion, by Walter Farley

Jack D.

Jack D., Grade 3
Review of Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident, by Eoin Colfer

Nathaniel Rubin

Nathaniel Rubin, Grade 4
Review of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by Avi

Amanda B.

Amanda Bigelow, Grade 4
Review of Watchdog and the Coyotes, by Bill Wallace

Mali

Mali, Grade 4
Review of Mossflower, by Brian Jacques

Annalisi

Annilisi, Grade 4
Review of The Bug Dictionary, by Jail Baily

Laura K.

Laura K., Grade 3
Review of Catherine Called Birdy, by Karen Cushman

Ellie

Ellie, Grade 4
Review of The Silver Blades, by Melissa Lowell

Nathaniel

Nathaniel, Grade 5
Review of Ereth's Birthday, by Avi

Kendall

Kendall, Grade 4
Review of Akiko on the Planet Smoo, by Mark Crilley




James, Grade 5
Review of The Black Cauldron, by Lloyd Alexander

Jordan

Jordan, kindergarten
Review of Dogzilla, by Dav Pilkey

 

Ryan

Ryan, grade 5
Review of The Cay, by Theodore Taylor

Dave

Dave, grade 3
Review of Mummies in the Morning, by Mary Pope Osborne

Maia

Maia, grade 4
Review of Harry Potter Books, by J.K. Rowling

Christina

Christina, grade 3
Review of The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norman Juster

Mallory

Mallory, grade 6
Review of Bloomability, by Sharon Creech

Evan

Evan, grade 4
Review of Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls

Simone

Simone, grade 1
Review of Junie B. Jones Series, by Barbara Park

 

Photographs on the Chugach book review pages are by Alice Knapp.



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