Kid Reporter Book Reviews
- Grades: 3–5, 6–8
Do you need help picking out what book to read next? Let the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps be your guide! You'll find reviews of books from some of your favorite authors in this collection, and check out the Scholastic Kids Press Corps Blog for more book ideas!
This colorful, imaginative, and intriguing book gives children an overview of all parts of the theater, and a realistic explanation of the hard work that goes into making Disney's theatrical productions.
What if you had the power to make every word that you read come to life right before your very eyes? This idea comes to fruition in a series by an amazing and imaginative writer Cornelia Funke. It begins with InkHeart and continues in InkSpell. InkDeath is the final book in the series, and it brings the journey to an electrifying end.
Do you know which of the three Jonas Brothers is a certified New Jersey babysitter? Well, after you read their new book, Burning Up: On Tour With the Jonas Brothers, you will know the answer to that question and much, much more. If you are a Jonas Brothers fan, their new book is a must-have!
The Season is a mystery novel with a bright and spunky young heroine--Alexandra (Alex)--who must solve a murder with the help of her friends, Vivi, and Ella. The catch? The teens live in Regency England, where nice, well-bred ladies do not solve murders!
The book Wolf Brother is the first of six books in the series Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, by author Michelle Paver. The story is about 12-year-old Torak, his wolf companion and their friend Renn. Torak fights evil to save his world, a world of prehistoric clans set in the wild more than 6,000 years ago. (That's after the Ice Age and before farming.)
Winter's Tail is a heartwarming true story about a young dolphin that had to learn to swim again after losing her tail. Winter, a baby Atlantic bottle-nose dolphin, was fitted with an artificial, or prosthetic, tail after her own was lost to a crab net.
The third book in a trilogy, Adam Canfield: The Last Reporter by Michael Winerip is an awesome book. It features middle school reporter Adam Canfield as a gladiator quiz bowler and jazz band member who is also co-editor of the school's newspaper, the SLASH.
Revenge of the Living Dummy is the first Goosebumps book R.L. Stine has published in almost a decade. And he's brought back one of the series' most memorable characters: Mr. Slappy, an evil ventriloquist's dummy.
In fifth grade, my class studied a lot about Jamestown, a 17th century English settlement in what is now Virginia. We also studied a little about Pocahontas, a Native American girl who helped the colony in many ways. It was an amazing story, so when I got George Sullivan's book to review I was looking forward to reading more about the topic.
The Scholastic Kids Press Corps reviews the book Go Long!, written by professional football players and identical twin brothers Tiki and Rhonde Barber, as the NFL season winds down with Super Bowl 44.
Kid Reporter and football fan Shelby Fallin prepares for the Super Bowl by reviewing the book Family Huddle, written by Peyton and Eli Manning and their dad, Archie Manning. Then she talks to her family about how they're like a football team.
Kid Reporter Susan Hepburn reviews the book Zoobreak by Gordan Korman. This isn't you younger sibling's animal story!
Kid Reporter Mariah Reynolds reviews the book The Dreamer by Pam MuÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â±oz Ryan.
The Ultimate Guide to Baseball is an entertaining book for the baseball fan in all of us. Which means it is a pretty good book if you are just starting baseball, if you are going to teach baseball, or if you just want to know more about the sport.
In this suspenseful new novel, Martine, the heroine, attempts to save her African game reserve, Sawubona, and its animals from a mysterious man claiming ownership.
If you want to know all about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Scholastic has the book for you. Oil Spill: Disaster In The Gulf has a lot of information about that and other spills the U.S. has faced.
Kid Reporter Lily Haffey reviews Framed, the latest book from author Gordon Korman.
Kid Reporter Julia Desmond reviews the book Finally by Wendy Mass
Kid Reporter Jeremy Sutton reviews The Cruisers, the latest book from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers.
Kid Reporter Alexis Wiseman reviews the sixth book in the Allie Finkle series, Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: Blast From the Past.
Kid Reporter Gowtham Balaji reviews The Heroes of Olympus Book One: The Lost Hero, the latest book from author Rick Riordan.
Kid Reporter Gowtham Balaji reviews Bone: Tall Tales, the latest book in the wildly popular Bone series.
Kid Reporter Topanga McBride reviews the book Astra by Chris Platt.