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Paper Butterflies is a mind grabbing book! You get into the book and you can’t stop reading it. I recommend reading Paper Butterflies if you are in Middle School. Paper Butterflies is one of my top three best books I have ever read. The book can get sad at times but keep reading and you will enjoy. When you read the book Paper Butterflies you will finish it super -fast because it’s so good!

I hope they come out with a second book. The only bad thing about Paper Butterflies is that it kind of leaves you with a cliff hanger. The book ends and you want to know what happens! The author is Lisa Heathfield . Read Paper Butterflies and you will have no regrets!

Ava Moravek             Mater Dei


This book review is on the book The Girl Who Drank the Moon. This book is about a city that has their youngest child put in the woods for the witch to kill. But little did they know that the witch never killed the child but raised it. So when the witch retrieved the child, she took it to a cliff to give it starlight. Starlight is a drink made up of stars, and why did she pick that? Because it gave the child magical powers. The moon was surrounded by stars so the witch accidently gave the child moonlight. Moonlight is way more powerful. When the child was about five she had bursts of magic. The witch had to put a spell on her so that wouldn’t happen.

I’ll bet you’re wondering what the parents thought about this. This was settled in court. When they took the child away, the mother went mad. They had no choice but to put her in a cell. They also didn’t know that the mother had magical powers as well. Her powers were that she could create paper. So if she had an unwanted person visited her, her paper birds would attack and leave painful scars. They went to the woods to find the witch. But the witch was old and sick and her magical powers were giving up. She died and left the little girl by herself. If you want to see what happens next, then you should read this book!  Lauren Bainbridge   Mater Dei


Do you like history?  I sure do! If you want a good book about World War II, Prisoner B is about a kid named Jack and how he survived 10 different concentration camps. He and everyone else worked really hard. Ruth, his friend, worked with him about every day.  Together, he and Ruth had a hard 10 years in 10 different concentration camps.

Jack had to sing for the S.S officers and he was put in a gas chamber but water came out instead of gas so he lived. He then had to do the death walk. The death walk is a walk in the snow for nine days without a jacket or shoes. At the end of the book, the U.S. Army and the Russians came and saved all the people who were left in  the concentration camps. This book is best for ages 10-12. I would rate this book a10 out of 10.   Caleb Dominowski             Mater Dei



Are you looking for a good sports book? I recently read The Walk On by John Feinstein. He is a New York Times Best Selling Author. He has written other books like A Season Inside and A Good Walk Spoiled. In The Walk On, the freshman in the book is Alex. He plays football for the Lions High School. He needs to out QB his two new friends. He gets the nickname Goldie for his golden arm because he always gets the ball to the target no matter how far.  Blake Albert


Mrs. Klinker’s third grade class at Cherokee share some special books with Kid Scoop News readers...


Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest

Ella Bartram

This story tells about the places that are record holders for the hottest, coldest, highest, and deepest place on earth.  It is a good book because it teaches you about different places you’ve never heard about before. I would recommend this book to read because you learn about new places.


 I Got This to the Gold and Back

Danka Ducommun

This book is all about Laurie Hernandez.  It tells about how she became a gold medalist in gymnastics.  It tells her being on the Dancing With the Stars Championship show.  She explains what it is like to be in the Olympics.  I really, really like this book.  It is one of my favorite books in my life.  It is easy book to read.  I would recommend this book for a good reader or someone who likes Laurie Hernandez.


Tattle, Tattle, Tattle

Ellie Schultz

This book is written by Julia Cook.  It’s about this boy who is always tattling.  He gets the name Tattle tongue.  It’s tells you how not to be a tattletale. The boy in the story is always tattling. When the boy tattles his turtle gets purple spots all over it. I think you should read this book so you learn not to tattle.


The Elf on the Shelf

Camden Mitchell

My favorite book is The Elf on the Shelf.  It tells about this elf that watches you when you are awake.  It tells about the elf  and how you can’t touch him or he’ll lose his magic.  The book tells about the elf watching you if you are naughty.  This is the best book I ever read because I like Brono, my own elf.  I would recommend this book if you have your own Elf on the Shelf.   


Hot Wheels

Brayden Domsch

My favorite book is Hot Wheels.  In the book there are pictures of blue and red Hot Wheels.  It tells about the world’s best driver.  It tells about the trophy the driver won.  All the racers in this book aren’t real.  They show stunts in the book and they are real.  The orange tracks in the book are real.  I think this book is so cool and epic.  I even saw the movie.  Everyone should read it.


Where the Red Fern Grows

Weston Johnson

My favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows.  It is about two dogs and a boy named Billy.   The boy named Billy took the dogs to a raccoon tournament  .It tells about how the dogs die after a fight.  It is sad when they die.  I recommend this book if you like stories about dogs.


Owl Dairies Eva Plans the Spring Wedding

Carli Lubeck

This book is about Eva and her own friends plan a spring wedding for Ms. Feather Bomb, their teacher.  It think it is a really good book if you  like owls and spring weddings.  I like it when the pets take the necklace that Ms. Feather Bomb was going to wear at the wedding.  They found the necklace on the pet’s cage that looked like a castle.  I like the wedding because it was in a old oak tree.  I really like the dress that Ms. Feather Bomb wore to her wedding.  Yes, I think this is a good book and everyone should read it. 


The Mitten

Kiera Robinson

This book is a good book. In this book a little boy’s grandma knitted him a white pair of mittens.  Then he went outside to play.  Next, he lost one of the mittens and some animals went inside that lost mitten.  My favorite part is when all the animals go exploring inside of the mitten.  People should read this book because it is entertaining and funny, too. 



Addyson Wilkie

Wonder is a book about this little boy who doesn’t look like other kids.  His name is August and he is really smart.  The characters of the story are his mom, dad, sister, and his dog. The problem is that he had never been to school because he had always been home schooled.  My opinion on this book is that this book is really good because August is different and I like people who are different.  In the beginning of the story the other students didn’t stand you for him when he was being teased.  Later, a girl named Summer started being his friend.  I would recommend this book because this teaches people about bullying.


Owl Dairies: Eve Finds a Ghost

Kendyl Fox

I love this book especially when Eve finds a ghost.  My favorite character is Eve.  First Eve leaves school.  Next, she asks her friend Lucy to go help her find a ghost. They didn’t find it at first.  Then they went out again and looked for a ghost.  For a long time they could find a ghost.  Finally they found one but it was an owl.  Yes, I recommend this book for anyone who loves to read.


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