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October 11, 2009

"The Dancing Dragon"

Marcia K. Vaughan

In China they always celebrate Chinese New Year. Every year there is always a lot to do. On Chinese New Year they always celebrate because it is a tradition. I like when the dragon appears, and that means the firecrackers go on.

Reviewed by Seven, 8

Los Feliz Charter School for the Fine Arts

Los Angeles


"Song Lee and the 'I Hate You' Notes"

Suzy Kline

Mary sends Song Lee hate notes, because Song Lee bothers her. When Harry and Doug find out, they tell the teacher. Read the book to find out what happens.

Reviewed by Simrat, 7

Plaza Vista Elementary



"Fire and Ice (Warriors, Book 2)"

Erin Hunter

Did you know that there are four clans of cats that live in the world? These cats have a code called "warrior code." One cat is Fireheart. He does not trust a cat called Tigerclaw. Tigerclaw is the deputy of his clan. The leader is Bluestar. Yellowfang is a medicine cat. He heals the other cats using herbs. Read this book, please. You will be amazed at how imaginative it is.

Reviewed by Jack, 8

Trabuco Mesa Elementary

Rancho Santa Margarita


"Otto Undercover No. 2: Canyon Catastrophe"

Rhea Perlman

Otto is a spy who is called to solve a mystery. Otto finds a man dressed in a little girl's outfit. This man had put TNT in the Grand Canyon. The man fights Otto and gets away. A car tries to hit Otto. It misses him. If you want to find out the rest, you have to read the book.

Reviewed by Ryan, 8

Gooden School

Sierra Madre


"Cheetah Cubs"

Ginger L. Clarke

Did you know that a cheetah can run up to 70 mph? And that cheetahs don't hurt people? Read this book because it is really good and will teach you a lot of interesting cheetah facts.

Reviewed by Tyler, 7

La Ballona Elementary

Culver City

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