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  1. ben

    4 Grade Rats, harry poter

    September 4, 2014 at 10:49 am

  2. Daniel Pitre

    Title-Deltora Quest (The Complete Series)
    Description-The first series of Deltora Quest follows the journeys of Lief, the son of a humble blacksmith, who, on his sixteenth birthday, sets out to fulfill his fathers quest to restore the Belt of Deltora. Joining Lief is an ex-palace guard named Barda. Along the way they meet with Jasmine: a wild child of the Forests of Silence, who has long, black hair and emerald eyes. She can speak to trees and has two pets: a raven named Kree and a small, gray, furry creature called Filli. Their quest is to find the seven gems of the fabled Belt of Deltora: the topaz, the ruby, the opal, the lapis lazuli, the emerald, the amethyst, and the diamond. The gems each have a special power and are hidden in dangerous locations around Deltora. The three friends must face numerous perils to reach them. Once the Belt is complete and the proper descendant of the first King of Deltora, Adin, wears the belt, the evil tyranny of the Shadow Lord will be forced back to the Shadowlands. The books in this series are The Forests of Silence, The Lake of Tears, City of the Rats, The Shifting Sands, Dread Mountain, The Maze of the Beast, The Valley of the Lost, and Return to Del.
    Author-Emily Rodda
    Grade level-Fifth
    Ttitle-Deltora Quest Shadow Lands (Sequel to Deltora Quest)
    Description-In the series, King Lief must find out how to save his kingdom. Although he has defeated the enemy, Deltora is rotting away – the Shadow Lord had taken thousands of Deltorans as slaves back to the Shadowlands. Lief and his friends must re-unite three pieces of the magical Pipe of Pirra – the only thing the Shadow Lord fears – to save his people.
    Author-Emily Rodda
    Grade level-Fifth
    Genre-Young Adult Dystopian City
    Description-In a futuristic dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions: Abnegation (the selfless), Amity (the peaceful), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the brave), and Erudite (the intelligent). Members join a faction based on their preference but are initially given a suggestion by an aptitude test. Beatrice Prior (Shailene Woodley) has grown up in Abnegation, the faction that runs the government, yet has always been fascinated by Dauntless. Her father, Andrew (Tony Goldwyn), serves on the ruling council along with the head of Abnegation, Marcus Eaton (Ray Stevenson).

    Every year, 16-year-olds undergo a serum-based aptitude test that indicates the faction into which they would best fit, and informs their choice at the Choosing Ceremony. Beatrice takes the test with a Dauntless woman named Tori (Maggie Q) as her proctor. Her test shows attributes of three factions (Abnegation, Erudite and Dauntless), meaning she is Divergent. Tori records her result as Abnegation and warns her to keep the true result a secret, telling her that since Divergents can think independently and the government therefore cannot control them, they are considered threats to the existing social order.

    The next day at the Choosing Ceremony, Beatrice’s brother Caleb (Ansel Elgort) chooses Erudite, while with hesitation, Beatrice chooses Dauntless. After the ceremony, Beatrice meets Christina (Zoë Kravitz) and Al (Christian Madsen), two Candors who chose Dauntless, and Will (Ben Lloyd-Hughes), an Erudite who also chose Dauntless. The Dauntless initiates are given tests such as jumping from a moving train and taking a leap of faith from a tall building into a large dark hole. During these tests, the initiates meet Eric (Jai Courtney), a brutal leader of Dauntless, and Four (Theo James), the transfer initiates’ instructor. Beatrice volunteers first to jump off the building and leap into the hole, which has her branded as First Jumper. After the jump, when Four asks her name, Beatrice decides to shorten it to “Tris.”

    Tris initially struggles in Dauntless training, ranking 32nd out of 33 after the first evaluation, but slowly improves. After being forced to fight her enemy Peter (Miles Teller) and being hospitalized, Tris almost fails out of Dauntless, but redeems herself by playing a key role in winning a capture-the-flag game.

    After the physical stage of Dauntless training, the initiates are put into simulations in order to face their fears. Tris’ divergence allows her to excel at these tests, but Four, who strikes up a relationship with Tris, warns her to conceal the reasons behind her success and to solve the challenges the way a true Dauntless would.

    Tris visits her brother, Caleb, in Erudite, who tells her that Erudite is planning to overthrow Abnegation and become the ruling faction. On her return to Dauntless headquarters, Tris is attacked due to her success in training, with Peter, Al, and Drew attempting to throw her into a chasm. She is eventually rescued by Four. The next day, Al pleads with Tris for her forgiveness but she refuses and calls him a coward. Later, she is shocked to learn Al has killed himself by jumping into the chasm.

    In preparation for her final test, Four takes Tris into his own fear simulations, where she finds out that one of his fears is taking orders he doesn’t want to do. She also finds out that his real name is Tobias, and he is the son of Abnegation leader and head of government, Marcus Eaton. After the simulation, Four and Tris realize their feelings for each other and make out. When the day of the test comes, Tris passes without revealing she is Divergent. During the post-test celebration, the Dauntless are injected with a serum which is said to be administered as a tracking device, but which is revealed to be a mind control serum.

    Controlling the heavily armed members of Dauntless through the serum, Erudite manipulates them into attacking Abnegation. Divergents are unaffected, so Tris and Four have to blend in and act as though they are affected by the serum. During a raid at Abnegation, Eric spots that Four is not under mind-control, and Four and Tris are caught and separated. Tris’ mother Natalie (Ashley Judd) appears and rescues Tris, but dies while doing so. During the escape, Tris is forced to kill Will when, under the effects of the serum, he attacks her. To stop Erudite’s plan, Tris, her father, brother, and Marcus sneak into the Dauntless headquarters. Seeing that Peter is not under the serum, Tris orders him to take them to Erudite’s operations room. Her father sacrifices himself in a shootout. Tris goes in alone and finds Four, who is now under a more advanced form of mind-control that works even on Divergents. After a fight she manages to wake him from his stupor, knowing he cannot shoot her while looking at her face, for that is one of his fears. Erudite leader Jeanine (Kate Winslet) is about to start the protocols that will make Dauntless kill every Abnegation. Before Jeanine pushes the button, Tris intervenes by throwing a knife that stabs Jeanine’s hand. Tris can’t make Jeanine abort the program and Tris can’t kill her since she knows the code. Instead, she injects Jeanine with the serum and orders her to stop the program. She does and when everyone is released from mind-control, she realizes it and tries to kill Tris. Tris knocks her out and escapes Dauntless with Caleb, Peter, Four, and Marcus on the train, intending to ride to the end of the tracks.
    Author-Veronica Roth

    September 4, 2014 at 10:55 am

  3. bobby

    Diary of a 6th grade ninja 2
    dodge ball wars
    secret agent 6th grade
    video game master
    monster food fight
    science fair superhero
    Diary of a superhero kid 2
    Moe and his dog
    teacher’s pest
    Diary of a wimpy kid the ugly truth

    September 4, 2014 at 10:58 am

  4. antwone

    I pick diary of a 6th grade ninja because I like ninja he knew it be but he did it anyway.he was in a new school.I like book diary of a 6th grade ninja 2 because the ninja was hearing rumors and he didn’t listen.I like diary of a ninja 3 because he never gave up neither did his enemies.

    September 4, 2014 at 11:01 am

  5. Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja 5:
    Terror at the Talent Show (a hilarious adventure for children ages 9-12) [Kindle Edition]
    Noah Child (Author), Marcus Emerson (Author)
    Secret Agent 6th Grader (a hilarious mystery for children ages 9-12) [Kindle Edition]
    Marcus Emerson (Author), Noah Child (Author)The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 9) [Kindle Edition]Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal [Kindle Edition]
    Jeff Kinney (Author)Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 2) [Kindle Edition]
    Jeff Kinney (Author)Cabin Fever (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 6) [Kindle Edition]
    Jeff Kinney (Author)

    September 4, 2014 at 11:02 am

  6. antwone

    Pokemon: Essential Handbook/Buddy: The First Seeing Eye Dog /Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, Book 8/Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 4) /Dog Days // The Adventures of Captain Underpants /

    September 4, 2014 at 11:03 am

  7. antwone

    I Wish I Were A CAT Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt The Everything Kids’ Joke BookHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixWhere the Wild Things Are

    September 4, 2014 at 11:04 am

  8. how abowt captain underpants because there are alot m

    September 4, 2014 at 11:07 am

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