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Favorites: Kids Pick 'Em

In this section a sampling of students from Alaska schools tell us in their own words about their favorite books.

Chugach Optional Elementary School


Genevieve, Grade 5
Review of A Girl Named Disaster, by Nancy Farmer


Lauren, Grade 5
Review of Things Not Seen, by Andrew Clements

Amanda F.

Amanda F., Grade 5
Review of Double Fudge, by Judy Blume

Nathaniel C.

Nathaniel Cox, Grade 6
Review of Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli


Sydney, Grade 6
Review of Caddie Woodlawn, by Carol Ryrie Brink


Mariah, Grade 5
Review of Ballad of Lucy Whipple, by Karen Cushman


Zack, Grade 3
Review of Ramona's World, by Beverly Cleary


Katy, Grade 3
Review of Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Hannah W.

Hannah W., Grade 4
Review of The Black Stallion, by Walter Farley

Jack D.

Jack D., Grade 3
Review of Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident, by Eoin Colfer

Nathaniel Rubin

Nathaniel Rubin, Grade 4
Review of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by Avi

Amanda B.

Amanda Bigelow, Grade 4
Review of Watchdog and the Coyotes, by Bill Wallace


Mali, Grade 4
Review of Mossflower, by Brian Jacques


Annilisi, Grade 4
Review of The Bug Dictionary, by Jail Baily

Laura K.

Laura K., Grade 3
Review of Catherine Called Birdy, by Karen Cushman


Ellie, Grade 4
Review of The Silver Blades, by Melissa Lowell


Nathaniel, Grade 5
Review of Ereth's Birthday, by Avi


Kendall, Grade 4
Review of Akiko on the Planet Smoo, by Mark Crilley

James, Grade 5
Review of The Black Cauldron, by Lloyd Alexander


Jordan, kindergarten
Review of Dogzilla, by Dav Pilkey



Ryan, grade 5
Review of The Cay, by Theodore Taylor


Dave, grade 3
Review of Mummies in the Morning, by Mary Pope Osborne


Maia, grade 4
Review of Harry Potter Books, by J.K. Rowling


Christina, grade 3
Review of The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norman Juster


Mallory, grade 6
Review of Bloomability, by Sharon Creech


Evan, grade 4
Review of Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls


Simone, grade 1
Review of Junie B. Jones Series, by Barbara Park


Photographs on the Chugach book review pages are by Alice Knapp.

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