Restart by Gordon Korman

October 30th, 2017 by

Submitted by Kadence, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

This book is AMAZING!!!!!! When I first started reading it I was not as interested but the farther into it I got the better it became. This book is about a kid named Chase he is 13 and in 8th grade. But the summer before he falls of his roof and gets Amnesia. Which is were you can’t remember some things but it is different with Chase. He can’t remember ANYTHING!!! He dose t even know who HE is. He doesn’t know why he was on the roof in the first place. Read to find out about his amazing journey and learn why he was on his roof.

Ungifted by Gordon Korman

June 11th, 2017 by

Ungifted_Gordon-KormanSubmitted by Tess, Age 9 from Connecticut

Rating: ★★★★★

When the middle school trouble-maker Donovan Curtis pulls off the biggest stunt of all, he gets caught but when the principal writes his name down on the wrong piece of paper, Donovan gets sent to a gifted program, where everybody is super talented. Donovan finds this as the perfect hide out from his hunting principal who is still looking for the paper that has the cause of the schools destruction name on it-Donovan Curtis. But there’s only one problem, Donovan isn’t gifted. Will Donovan get away with it or will he prove ungifted and get sent back to his old school to meet his doom?
Read the book to find out!

Swindle by Gordon Korman

November 6th, 2016 by

Submitted by Pat, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

This is a story about a boy named Griffin and his friend Ben and they are trying to steal a special edition Babe Ruth baseball card that is worth millions so Ben doesn’t have to move away it is in a great series and you should read it

Swindle by Gordon Korman

October 13th, 2016 by

Submitted by Hunter, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★½

Swindle is a great book. They try to get a baseball card back from Swindle. Griffin breaks in Swindle’s store but the card is not their so they leave and find out the card is a Swindle’s house and then they make a plan.

Ungifted by Gordon Korman

November 4th, 2014 by

Ungifted_Gordon-KormanSubmitted by Alex, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

This book is so funny it’s about a kid who is ungifted and gets in big trouble and ends up in an school of genesies that are talented and he not talented at all!

Shipwreck (Island Series #1) by Gordon Korman

October 7th, 2014 by

Shipwreck Island Series Gordon KormanSubmitted by Hunter, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★½

Luke, J.J., Charla, Ian, Lyssa, and Will are shipwrecked after their captain went overboard. While the kids are asleep the mate sneaks off the Phoenix and is on a raftt floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Now they are stuck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean without any adults. Will they ever be found?

Shipwreck (Island Series #1) by Gordon Korman

April 3rd, 2014 by

Shipwreck Island Series Gordon KormanSubmitted by Wyatt, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★☆

I thought this book was really awesome and cool.

Hideout by Gordon Korman

April 1st, 2014 by

Hideout_Gordon-KormanSubmitted by Kaleb, Age 12 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

I liked Hideout because it was intense and funny in some parts. It was also very enjoyable.

One False Note by Gordon Korman

January 17th, 2013 by

Submitted by Joey, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

I loved this book because it keeps you on your seat and it is a mystery and a thriller.

Kidsmomo Podcast #68: Dog Days and Hamster Horror

May 1st, 2012 by

What do you get when you put together a dog who’s trained to attack and a really fat hamster? Our latest podcast! Don’t worry — no animals were harmed in the making of our podcast; it just so happens that our book picks both feature some crazy critters!

Also tune in for mumbling, jazz hands, and a review from you!

    Listen now:
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  • Karen’s book review: Showoff by Gordon Korman
  • Nancy’s book review: The Great Hamster Massacre by Katie Davies
  • A review from YOU: So B. It by Sarah Weeks
  • Nancy fails at pet care (aka “Did that hamster get cloned?!”)

And don’t forget: write in with a book review below. We’ll feature a kid review in our next podcast!

— Karen and Nancy

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