Elyssa's Book Review
by Gary Paulsen
In the story Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, thirteen-year-old Brian Robenson is alone in the Canadian wilderness when he is flying in a bush plane to his father’s home near the oil fields in Canada. Brian Robnson is forced to survive until he is found. It is an epic adventure and will keep you on your toes.

Ghost Horses
By Glaoria Skurzynski and Alane Ferguson
In the story, Ghost Horses, Ethan shows Jack and Ashley a Ghost Dance the by doing a mysterious dance. Jack's parents think that Ethan is trying to be friends with Jack and Ashley, but Jack thinks Ethan is threating the family because of all of the mysterious dance. The kids get themselves into some life or death situations throughout the story. Will the book end in a deadly situation? Find out be reading "Ghost Horses.

Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the UFO
By David A. Adler
Cam and Eric see strange lights from above and they are sure that the lights are from a U.F.O. Then, what they think is a UFO suddenly lands, and this puts Cam and Eric on a journey of a lifetime. Searching through the woods for aliens and risking their lives is just the beginning of this adventure. Will Earth be invaded by aliens or will Cam and Eric save the day? Find out in the book, Cam Jansen; The Mystery of the U.F.O

Little House in the Big Woods
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
This is a truly amazing story. The story takes place throughout the seasons of a year and shows how people survive and lived in the 1800’s. A family of five is living in the woods of Wisconsin. In each chapter a different story is told about the family. The story is put together just the right way to keep the reader’s attention and the change of each season makes the reading FUN!

Elmer and the Dragon
By Ruth Stiles Gannett
Elmer and the Dragon is a fantasy story lover’s heaven. After leaving home the boy Elmer takes a risk to save a baby dragon. To pay Elmer back the dragon says that he will bring Elmer home, but on their way they get caught in a big storm. Will Elmer and the dragon make it home safely, or will they never be seen again? You will have to find out for yourself by reading Elmer and the Dragon.

The Spiderwick Chronicles : The Field Guide
By Holly Black
The book,The Spiderwick Chronicles : The Field Guide, is about three ordinary kids who enter a different world from their own when they find their great uncle's field guide and open it. This brings them on an epic journey to stop the evil ogre. This adventure will bring you further into the imagination world than you ever thought possible, and you won't be able to stop thinking about it.

- Elyssa Anneser