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Book Reports

“I Am Going!” by Mo Willems

SETTING I think the book takes place outdoors because the picture on the cover shows ground. But inside the book, the pages have white backgrounds so it is hard to tell where it takes place. It takes place in the morning until lunchtime. GENRE Fiction – Humor CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Piggie is going to […]

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“The Selfish Giant” by Oscar Wilde

Once upon a time there was a giant who had a beautiful garden. Children loved to play in the giant’s garden; they liked to run, to dance and to eat peaches in the garden. Unfortunately, one day the giant decided to keep the children away, because he was worried they would destroy and spoil the beauty of […]

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“Blue Goose” by Nancy Tafuri

SETTING A farm. GENRE Fiction – Short Story CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Blue Goose, Yellow Chick, Red Hen and White Duck PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART My favorite part is when they paint everything yellow, red and blue because the farm was just black and white. CONCLUSION The farmer comes back and sees what they […]

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“The Monster at the End of this Book” by Jon Stone

SETTING A book. GENRE Fiction – Short Story CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Grover the monster. PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART Grover thinks there is a monster at the end of the book. CONCLUSION He finds out that the monster at the end of the book is him. RATING BOOK REVIEW BY “Langston”

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“Mummies in the Morning” by Mary Pope Osborne

SETTING Eqypt inside of a pyramid in the morning. GENRE Historical Fiction/Suspense/Thriller CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Jack, Annie a Black Cat and the Queen. PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART Jack and Annie take the tree house to Egypt.  They follow a cat into a pyramid and they meet a queen who needs help finding her after-life […]

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“Zero the Hero” by Joan Holub

SETTING A city. GENRE Fiction – Short Story CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Zero and the odd and even numbers.     PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART The problem is the numbers want zero to go away because everyone is afraid of him.  They are afraid because, in the times tables, zero times anything equals zero […]

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“Yes Day!” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

SETTING In a boy’s house. GENRE Fiction – Short Story CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER The boy, his mom, his dad and his sister.       PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART My favorite part is that he gets to do whatever he wants because it’s Yes Day!  Yes Day is a day when you get […]

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“I Spy with My Little Eye” by Edward Gibbs

SETTING The world – it travels to the sea, the grasslands, and even some deserts. GENRE Fiction – Short Story CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Animals       PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART My favorite part was spying the big blue whale. CONCLUSION There’s not really a conclusion.  It ends with an animal spying you. […]

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“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Four’s a Crowd” by J-P Chanda

SETTING New York GENRE Fiction – Fantasy, Short Story CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Leonardo, Michaelangelo, Donatello and Raphael   PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART The bad guys are trying to steal the museum stuff.  They needed more than three Ninja Turtles to get the bad guys. CONCLUSION Raphael comes back and helps the other three […]

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“Star Wars: Tatooine Adventures” by Clare Hibbert

SETTING The Planet Tatooine GENRE Science Fiction CHARACTERS / SUBJECT MATTER Anakin, C-3PO, R2D2 PROBLEM, CONFLICT or FAVORITE PART My favorite part is when they are racing podracers.   CONCLUSION The bad guy Jabba dies. RATING BOOK REVIEW BY “Langston”

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