The Martian by Andy Weir

Book to Movie: The Martian

Sep 11th, 2015 Teen Rachel Reinwald 1 min read

Are you excited?! This is my new favorite book. It’s geeky, sarcastic, and incredibly smart. It’s funny because I was forced to read it for bookclub. I usually don’t like sci fi. And I ended up liking it the most. I think the author should have played Mark Watney <3. Or Brody from Homeland. And #Ireaditbeforetheysaiditwasamovie. The Martian also received a 2014 Alex Award for…

chomp by carl hiaasen

Chomp (book review)

Jul 17th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 3 min read

Read more 2016 Caudills reviews. Chomp by Carl Hiaasen This is a contemporary realistic fiction book inset with adventure/survival. The setting is the Everglades after a brief jaunt at the main character’s movie ranch/wildlife center. Wahoo’s mother is in Asia on business, so it’s up to him to babysit his dad. Yep. His dad has always been the kind of person to do whatever he…

May B. (book review)

May 7th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

May B. By Carline Starr Rose Grades 4-6 This is a novel told in verse. May is on her homestead with her family until they hire her out to help a newlywed couple start their own wheat farm. The wife is not much older than May and is condescending and homesick. When the wife runs away, the husband goes after her, leaving May alone on…