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Ferno The Fire Dragon
Audience: 2nd Grade - 4th Grade
Tom wants nothing more than an adventure and a chance to be an expert swordsman like his father, who disappeared years ago. So when a mysterious force starts burning fields and roasting horses, Tom volunteers to go to the king's palace to ask for help. He discovers that the whole kingdom is in dire trouble. Can Tom vanquish the forces of evil facing his kingdom with a special quest from the king? This first book in the Beast Quest series is a great read for independent readers who love fantasy and adventure.
Date read: 10/29/2010
Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
Where do you start and how do you begin to understand what is happening when the world you have known changes so very suddenly and you are in mortal danger? It doesn't help when the pieces keep falling apart and new bits of information just add more confusion. Fever Crumb is an apprentice to Dr. Crumb an engineer and the man who adopted and raised her during a time when women and girls were viewed as unreasonable creatures. Fever finds herself in an ever changing environment with more questions than answers. Is Kit Solvent really on the right side with his top secret project? Why does Fever feel she is THE key to solving the mystery of his project? Just who is Auric Godshawk and what did he leave behind? What does all this have to do with Fever?
This is the first book in the Fever Crumb series. Followed by A Web of Air and then, Scrivener's Moon. They are considered to be prequels to the Hungry City Chronicles AKA Mortal Engines quartet.
Date read: 9/21/2012
Audience: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
It's a book about a boy named Jonathon, who wants to fight in the Revolutionary War. He doesn't know to expect such crises. He changes emotions about the war throughout the book.
Date read: 5/12/2010
Audience: Preschool - 3rd Grade
While Rex, the movie star dog, was filming a movie inside an airplane, he fell out and landed right in the middle of a plot to burn down the city! Read along and see how Rex, (now know as Dewey)and his new owner Shane, help the Dogpatch Firefighters discover the identity of the person behind all these fires. This is a really hot adventure story based on the live-action movie FIREHOUSE DOG!
Similar books: Batman: Green Gotham by Scott Ciencin;
Fluffy the Firefighter by Kate McMullan
Date read: 7/27/2009
Audience: 4th Grade - 7th Grade
Lila wants to follow in her father's footsteps, and be a firework-maker. She has been his assistant for years, and thinks she is ready. She sets out for the mountains to be tested by the Fire Fiend. She doesn't know about the 3 gifts, or the special protection, she needs to survive the flames. How will she survive? Will her friends, Chulah and the King's white elephant, arrive in time? Will she be able to save her father? Read this book to find out.
Date read: 3/27/2009
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