Washi Tape Crafts

Washi Tape Crafts by Amy Anderson is a really cool book that provides ideas from custom coasters to decorating envelopes to organization tips. The cover says, “110 ways to decorate just about anything”.


UNICORNE Files: Book 1: A Dark Inheritance

UNICORNE Files: Book 1: A Dark Inheritance by Chris D’ Lacey is about Michael, a regular thirteen-year-old, that discovers he has a special ability: he has the power to “reshuffle the universe” and change reality. When a top-secret organization called UNICORNE learns of this, they are keen to get him to join their team of Talens, which are the people with supernatural abilities.

Warriors: Book 2: Fire and Ice

Warriors: Book 2: Fire and Ice by Erin Hunter is once again in the perspective of Firepaw, the housecat- turned- ThunderClan apprentice, just after his warrior ceremony, during which he takes the name Fireheart. Fireheart and his newly-made warrior friend Graystripe are sent on a special mission to bring WindClan back into the forest after Brokenstar drove them out of their territory.

A Handful of Stars

A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord is about a girl named Lily and her blind dog, Lucky. When Lucky gets loose while Lily is walking him, he runs into the blueberry barrens. Fortunately for the both of them, Salma, one of the migrant workers, intercepts Lucky, potentially saving his life.

The City of Ember

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau is about two kids named Lina and Doon, who live in the underground city of Ember. Ember relies solely on its stored supplies, especially their light bulbs, which are their only source of light.

Wings of Fire: Book 1: The Dragonet Prophecy

Wings of Fire: Book 1: The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland is about five dragonets, Clay, Tsunami, Glory, Starflight, and Sunny, who have a wonderful destiny: to end the war between the seven dragon tribes.

The Big Book of Crafts & Activities

The Big Book of Crafts & Activities, published by DK Publishing, features a variety of, you guessed it, crafts and activities that kids can do themselves. Although, a few of the projects do require adult assistance for younger readers.

F in Exams

F in Exams by Richard Benson is a hilarious book comprised of test questions and their terrible answers from multiple school subjects, ranging from Physics to Language Arts. I found the Math section to be my favorite. All of the answers in this book are real!

Warriors: Book 1: Into the Wild

Warriors: Book 1: Into the Wild by Erin Hunter is about a young house cat named Rusty who meets a group of wild cats in the forest next to his home. When offered to join them, Rusty accepts and leaves behind his old life as a house cat, and joins their group, called ThunderClan.