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Audience: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
When a sudden, raging blizzard strikes Minnesota in 1940, the Huff family is in grave danger. Little do they know that their paths are about to cross with Warren and Betsy, sixth-graders from the modern day who are using a new invention, the Instant Commuter, to travel back in time to research the storm. Warren and Betsy underestimate the storm, though, and their machine freezes. Surrounded by snow and fighting for their own lives, they find the young Huff girl lost in the blizzard. Can Warren, Betsy, and the Huff family make it through the storm alive?
Date read: 1/7/2010
Blizzard of the Blue Moon
Blizzard of the Blue Moon
Audience: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
Two kids try to save the unicorns from becoming extinct. The book was great! Number 36 in The Magic Tree House series.
Date read: 10/29/2009
This is the very BEST!
Except for Summer of the Sea Serpent.
One of the Best Magic Tree House Books Ever.
The Blizzard of the Blue Moon is one of the best books that Mary Pope Osborne has written. I recommend this book for a fantasy book report.
Both Sides of Time
Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
Annie fantasizes about the nineteeth century. She loves the formality, fashion, old-fashioned romance and courtship-basically everything about this time period! So imagine her surprise and delight when Annie finds herself in the year 1895 after exploring an old mansion that is about to be torn down. Annie finds that she loves the simplicity of this time period but when she finds herself falling in love with a boy named Strat, everything becomes very complicated. Annie goes 'back to the future' when she is framed for a murder but her love for Strat soon draws her back to 1895. Read this book to peek into the lifestyle of the 19th century and to find out which side of time Annie ends up in. Other time travel books about Annie are Out of Time, Prisoner of Time and For All Time.
Date read: 10/1/2010
Circle of Time
Audience: 7th Grade - 8th Grade
When Allison falls into a coma after a bike accident in the modern day, she is suddenly thrust into the body of Becky Thompson in 1906. It turns out that Becky helped Allison stay alive, and now Becky wants Allison's help to prevent something horrible from happening in Becky's own time. Now Allison is trapped in Becky's body in 1906, trying to solve a mystery in a race against time to save Becky - and herself.
Date read: 4/23/2010
Comic Book Kid
Audience: 5th Grade - 7th Grade
Brian loves collecting comics, and he is in awe of just how much some of the older comics are worth. That's why his deep, dark secret bothers him so much. When he was little, he accidentally ruined his dad's copy of the first Superman comic. He now knows it was worth more money than their house, and his dad still hasn't recovered from the loss of his prized possession. When the General Store owner, Mr. Somerset, gives Brian a mysterious, blank comic called TimeQuest, Brian discovers the comic will allow him to travel back in time. He and his friend Paul decide to use the power to try to replace the comic Brian destroyed.
Date read: 3/25/2010
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