Thursday, February 28, 2008


The Spiderwick Chronicles (book 5)
by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black 3rd+

The time has come that Jared, Simon, and Mallory must final meet the ogre Mulgarath. He has killed many creatures in his quest to rule the world and will continue to unless the children can stop him. But he has also taken several important things from the children in which they must fight to get them back. What will happen to the Grace children and will the field guide be destroyed forever? Read The Wrath of Mulgarath, the last book in The Spiderwick series.


The Spiderwick Chronicles (book 4)
by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black 3rd+

The Grace children have still not found the field guide after it went missing and have yet to find out any more information on Arthur Spiderwick either. Jared is continuing to get into trouble and in this book both boys find themselves face to face with dwarves while trying to rescue their sister Mallory. This is the first time the three children also meet Mulgrath, the king of the goblins who is trying to take over the world. Read The Ironwood Tree by Tony DiTerlizzi to find out what happens in this new adventure to save Mallory.


The Spiderwick Chronicles (book 3)
by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black 3rd+

Jared, Simon, and Mallory Grace are now accustomed to the Field Guide and all the strange things that they have heard and seen. But Simon and Mallory begin to worry because everyone tells them that while they have the book they are in danger. Jared does not believe this though. After a visit with their Aunt Lucinda the kids find out that they may have been wrong about Arthur Spiderwick and that the book has gone missing. In their journey to find the book and the truth about Arthur the k kids will meet newcreatures from the field guide including a phooka and wood elves. Will they find the book and the truth about Arthur. Read this third book of the Spiderwick Chronicles to find out.

Sunday, February 24, 2008


by J.K. Rowling (book 7) 3rd+

Dumbledore has given Harry a certain task to carry out and the only people that he can let in on this secret task are Ron and Hermione. The secret involves identifying, locating, and destroying the horcurxes created by Lord Voldemort. This is their only option to try and weaken him so that he may be destroyed. Along the way, however, Harry finds that he plays a greater part in ridding the world of Lord Voldemort then he ever imagined. A great battle ensues in which many lives are lost and many others are changed forever. Read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the last book in the Harry Potter series, to find out if Harry and his friends are successful in ridding the world of Lord Voldemort and at what cost.

Saturday, February 23, 2008


by J.K. Rowling (book 6) 3rd+

In his sixth year at Hogwarts, Harry has a lot to worry about. Lord Voldemort has returned and there have been attacks in both the wizarding world and the muggle world. This year also finds students taking their O.W.L tests in order to determine which job they will go into after school. Harry is determined to get the grades which will allow him to go into the profession of Auror, a job similar to a wizarding police force. But he is also dealing with feelings towards a certain girl, whom he fears he may not be able to have. However, when tragedy strikes at Hogwarts, Harry realizes that he must leave everything behind and stand on his own in defeating Lord Voldemort, even at the expense of his own life.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008


The Spiderwick Chronicles (book 2)
by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black 3rd+

After having found and studied Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide, the kids now are astonished at all of the things out there that the book says are real. When Jared’s twin brother Simon is kidnapped he knows that it was the goblins and he must get Mallory to help rescue him. In order to do so however they must be able to see the goblins and will need a certain tool that looks like a rock with a hole in the center. By looking through this tool they will be able to see anything that is in the forest. Can they save Simon before the goblins eat him? Find out when you read The Seeing Stone, the second book in The Spiderwick Chronicles series by Tony DiTerlizzi.


The Spiderwick Chronicles (book 1)
by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black 3rd+

Mallory, Jared, and Simon Grace have just moved into a new house after their parents got a divorce. Mallory really enjoys fencing, Simon is really into animals and has all kinds of pets, and Jared just can’t seem to keep himself out of trouble. The first night in the new house they hear a noise and track it through the walls. Jared ends up finding a hidden room much like a library and a book called Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You. It is a guide book to all kinds of fairies and creatures not believed to exist. After finding this book the kids cannot believe what they are seeing and what is real. Join in their adventure and read book 1 of the Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide.

Monday, February 18, 2008


by J.K. Rowling (book 5) 3rd+

Lord Voldemort has returned to get rid of Harry and to rule the magical world. Yetno one believes Harry, they think he has gone crazy. After Harry is attacked by dementors in the muggle world, a group called the Order of the Pheonix is called forward to help protect Harry and stop Lord
Voldemort. This group has gone into hiding and are working on trying to protect a “weapon” of some sort that Voldemort is searching for. While they work on this, Harry struggles with getting back into school after being expelled for using magic in front of muggles in order to ward off the dementors. At the same time, Harry finds that he is having dreams that end up coming true. In these dreams, though, he is not himself, he is Lord Voldemort. Because of his connection with Voldemort, the Order fears that if they cannot stop these dreams, Voldemort may be able to use Harry to do his bidding. Read the fifth book in the Harry Potter series and see if Harry can survive yet another year at Hogwarts.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008


by J.K. Rowling (book 4) 3rd+

Now begins the fourth year for Harry at Hogwarts. This is a special year too. When the students arrive they are informed that this year Hogwart’s will be hosting the Tri-Wizard tournament. It is a tournament that tests the strengths and weaknesses of each champion to enter and be chosen. Harry
finds himself as one of the champions, taking each task one at a time, trying to survive. He soon finds however, that something has gone terribly wrong and he may not make it out of the tournament alive. Will Harry beat the Tri-Wizard tournament and continue into his fifth year to see what comes
next for him? Read Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling to find out.

Sunday, February 3, 2008


by J.K. Rowling (book 3) 3rd+

Harry is back at Hogwart’s for his third year. Over the summer the talk all over has been about an escaped prisoner from Azkaban by the name of Sirius Black. Apparently Sirius was sent to Azkaban prison for the murder of 13 innocent people. Not only did Sirius murder these innocent people but he was also an accomplice of Lord Voldemort. He has now escaped and the last thing anyone heard from him before he escaped was the phrase “He’s at Hogwart’s…” muttered over and over again in his sleep. No one knows how he escaped but extra protection and guards have been put into place at the school this year. Harry finds himself dealing with his classes as well as Quidditch and a fear that Sirius Black is coming for him because he is the only one who has been able to stop Voldemort from taking over. Will Harry have a run in with Sirius Black in this third year of his schooling and will the escape of Sirius Black bring back Lord Voldemort? Read Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, book 3 of the Harry Potter series, to find out.