Book Reviews by Boomer123
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DJ, his real name is Daniel Jackson Lim,  doesn’t think he is good at anything.  He has 4 siblings, 2 older brothers and 2 younger sisters.  They are awesome at everything.  Dj is only good at one thing, being friends with his neighbor Gina, until she moved away.  

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Astrid has a best friend named Nicole. They do everything together.  Every Friday night Astrid’s mom takes them somewhere different.  On this particular Friday Astrid’s mom takes them to a rink.  The girls don't know what it is for until all the lights go off except for one.  
 
Then someone standing in the spotlight says welcome to roller derby.  Once Astrid sees them play she falls in love with the game. She begs her mom to take her to the junior skate team. 
 
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Ben Duffy plays hockey on a travel team so he doesn't have a lot of time for school. He eats breathes and sleeps hockey.  Ben has been getting bad grades lately and hasn't been paying much attention in school because all he can think about is hockey and wanting to be in the NHL. Now he has been invited to try out for an elite hockey academy and boarding school a few hours away. When he asks his parents about the academy they say no, and that he should be focusing more on school.
 
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Circus Mirandus is a book about believing in magic.  Micah was happy living with Grandfather Ephraim.  He enjoyed listening to his grandfather’s stories of when he was a boy and went to a magic circus.  Now everything is changed.  Grandfather is sick and Aunt Gertrudis has come from Arizona to take care of both of them.  Aunt Gertrudis is nothing like Grandfather.  She is always trying to keep them apart and isn’t fun like Grandfather.  
 
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Molly McDougal Montgomery McGrath and Other Stories is a funny book that makes you giggle. Imagine never taking a bath, getting an embarrassing present, having a frog as a friend and being pressured to wear weird hats. There are four stories altogether.

The first story is about Molly who doesn’t want to take a bath. Her parents call in a bathing expert to try to get her clean.  

The next story is about a boy who gets the most embarrassing gift from his aunt. He does everything he can to avoid having to wear this embarrassing gift.  

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Oliver's mom and dad are explorers.  They notice a set of islands out of their window and head on an exploring adventure.  Oliver follows his parents in his own boat.  While searching for his parents he meets many magical creatures.  
 


 
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