Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban- J. K. Rowling- 435 pages

 Ron is another of the main characters. He is the best friends of Harry and very loyal to him. This is partly not that easy, because their friendship brings danger and Harry always stands in the spotlight and he gets pushed a [...]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- J.K.Rowling-341 pages

 Hermione is one of the main protagonists. Her parents are normal people, no wizards, but she still has a very good understanding of the wizard world. That is probably because she reads a lot and has a natural curiosity. She is very smart and very [...]

The Supernaturalists

The Supernaturalists- Eoin Colfer- 299 pages

 Cosmo Hill is one of the many orphans in “The Clarissa Frayne Institute for parentally challenged boys”. To make money the orphanage uses their orphans as human guinea pigs and lets companies test their new products on them. Cosmo has approximately one year left to live- he is [...]

Harry Potter I

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone- J.K.Rowling- 309 pages

 Harry Potter is, as probably all of you know, playing the main part in this book. When he turns eleven, he gets a letter inviting him to Hogwarts, the best school of wizardry worldwide. He then begins to discover his past: his parents were killed [...]

Silent World

The Lady of Shalott     Part I    Lord Tennyson

 On either side the river lie                

Long fields of barley and of rye,      

That clothe the world and meet the sky;      

            To many-tower’d Camelot;      

And up and down the people go,    

Gazing where [...]

Conrad’s Fate

Conrad’s Fate- Diana Wynne Jones -347pages

 Conrad lives in a world of magic and wizards. But he himself is just a normal, 12-year-old boy, who has just finished school. His uncle however is a powerful magician and he senses Conrad’s bad karma. This means that Conrad hasn’t killed somebody whom he should have killed [...]

Ruby Electric

Ruby Electric- Theresa Nelson- 261 pages

 Ruby is a 12-year old girl with a big imagination. In her free time she writes screenplays and goes to the movies. Because in the movies anything is possible… and everything has a happy ending. Not like in her life. Her dad disappeared out of her life many [...]

Holden about Peter Pan

I remember how I read this book to old Phoebe once, when she was still really little. You probably know the book; it’s called Peter Pan. It’s a guy whose friends are fairies and who fights against pirates and steals little children from the world. Well Phoebe really liked the book, she would always [...]

Personal Response

“The Catcher in the Rye” is a very touching book. You can follow how Holden loses his path and throughout the story you learn a lot about him. It’s not really that he says a lot about himself; it’s just that we can judge him by the way he acts and what he thinks [...]


Bittersweet- Drew Lamm- 214 pages

 Taylor is an artist. She draws everywhere she goes. Her grandmother raised her, because her mother died shortly after Taylor’s birth. Her grandmother is a very sweet, old lady, which acts like a child. She sings, dances and embraces everyday as if it was a very special gift. Taylor [...]

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