Book Reviews from April 2016

5 Items

Falling Leaves


Adeline Yen Mah’s childhood in China during the civil war was a time of fear, isolation and humiliation. The cause of this was not political upheaval but systemic emotional and physical abuse by her stepmother and siblings, and rejection by her father.

Stop Snoring, Bernard!


This book is a fiction book which is about an otter called Bernard who has a bad habit. He feels terrible because he disturbs everyone when he sleeps. Will he ever find a peaceful place to sleep?

Geronimo Stilton Saves the Olympics


The story is about a pirate cat that went back in time to the first modern Olympics in 1896. So Geronimo, Bruce, Trap, Benjamin and Petunia went back in time to stop the pirate cats in 1896. The only way to stop them was to compete in the Olympic games themselves! Can these sneaky pirate cats be stopped?

No Fits, Nilson!


This book is about a girl who has this gorilla that follows her everywhere and it tries to fit in. It has a very bad temper. Will Nilson the gorilla be able to fit in and not get mad?

Coping with Chloe


The book is about Chloe and Anna who are twins. They share everything from secrets to clothes, from fending off the school bully to dealing with their parents’ separation. Even Chloe’s terrible accident hasn’t split them apart. A new boy came to their class and the boy’s name is Joe. Anna and Chloe’s father has a girlfriend called Nikki. They want their father to be with them and not to be with his girlfriend. Chloe had an accident because a lorry hit her. What do you guys think the end will be? What will Anna do after the accident? After all, twins have a special bond right?