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Cam Jamsen and the Mystery at the Monkey House
Author: David Adler
Illustrator: Susanna Nath
Cam Jansen got her nickname "Cam" because she has a photographic memory. This memory helps her solve all kinds of mysteries. In this book the monkies are missing from their cages. Did someone steal the monkies or did they escape? Read this story to find out how Cam and her friend Eric solve this mystery.
Review by Jorge
Author: Ben M. Baglio
This book is about a girl named Mandy who helps out a friend. Her friend, Katie, had a cat that had six kittens. THe problem is Katie is moving away and she can't take the kittens with her. Mandy needs to help her friend find the kittens a new home. They only have one week to do it! Read this book and find out how Mandy helps out her friend and if the kittens find new homes.
Review by Martha
Author: Connie Porter
Addy, her sister, and their parents are slaves. They lived and worked on a tobacco farm. One day Addy forgets to pick the worms off the tobacco plants. When the slave master finds out he hits Abby and makes her eat the worms. The family decides to try and find a way to escape. One of their biggest problems is that they have to leave Ester behind. She is to young and her crying will give them away. Read this exciting story to find out what happens.
Review by Nia
Dear Mr. Henshaw
Author: Beverly Cleary
Leigh Botts has been writing to Mr. Henshaw since the second grade. When Mr. Henshaw answers Leigh's letter and tells him to keep a journal Leigh learns a lot about himself. Find out what life is like for Leigh living with his mom by reading the book.
Review by Stewart