Juvenile

Book Review: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Reading Level: Grades 4-8; Lexile Level 440L; ATOS Level 3.2 Interest Level: The interest level for this book would be middle school ages, around grades 6-8. I think these ages would relate more with some of the struggles Astrid faces like puberty and friendships. Summary: Astrid must learn some tough lessons when it comes to friendships and determination. …

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Book Review: Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Reading Level: Grades PreK-2; Lexile Level 860; ATOS Reading Level 4 Interest Level: The interest level for this book is appropriate with the reading level, and could even be interesting up to grade five. I enjoyed it as an adult, the story was told beautifully. Summary: Readers will learn the impact of Pura Belpré and …

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Book Review: Scary stories for young foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker

Reading Level: Grades 4-8; Lexile Level 640; ATOS Reading Level 4.4Interest Level: I would say the interest level for this book would be fairly on target with the reading level. It is a little dark, so I would say some of the interest level with depend on the maturity level of the individual. Summary: Two young foxes, lost …

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