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Matilda, by Roald Dahl

Review by Sheel Pant Matilda is the story of a 4 year old girl named Matilda Wormwood who is far too smart for 1st Grade. When a person like her can knock-off double digit multiplication problems off her head, and read Charles Dickens at her age, you know she is not an average student. But […]

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Schooled, By Gordon Korman

Review by Sheel Pant When Capricorn Anderson’s (Cap) hippie grandmother Rain breaks her hip, he has no choice but to go to the public school, and stay with a social worker, and her cranky teen daughter. But when Zach Powers, big man on campus spots Cap, he is thinking of presenting him to the age-old […]

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Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens

Review by Sheel Pant “Please sir, I want some more!” -Oliver Twist Oliver Twist is the story of a boy, named Oliver, whose mother died when she gave birth to him. He is placed right into a workhouse and is put to work there as a bottle washer, but things turn upside down, when Oliver […]

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Wonder, by R.J. Palacio

Review by Sheel Pant “I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse.” -Auggie Pullman August (dubbed Auggie), has gone through 27 facial surgeries. He starts his 5th grade year at Beecher Preparatory School. As this book says, he is ‘petrified’, since people might judge him on his appearance. Before he […]

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