“Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” by Chris Grabenstein – review by Miss Gael
“With other students, twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous game-maker, Luigi Lemoncello). Come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape.” Exciting, fun filled puzzle type mystery. Highly recommend!
On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck
A boy in Illinois remembers the home front years of World War II, especially his two heroes – his brother in the Air Force and his father, who fought in the previous war.
Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina by W. R. Philbrick
A twelve-year-old boy and his dog become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.
Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery by John Feinstein
After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth-graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.
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