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Sounder (Spoiler ALERT)

Posted by Josh on June 9, 2013 in Book Review |

The most recent book I read was Sounder.  It was written by William H. Armstrong, in 1969.  It is the story about a family of sharecropper farmers, which takes place probably around the early 1900’s, or late 1800’s.  They live in a run-down cabin, working in the fields, and doing other chores for “the people […]

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The Survivor (Spoiler ALERT)

Posted by Josh on June 9, 2013 in Book Review |

  The Survivor, a book written by Robb White, is a fictional story about World War II.  The main character of the book is Adam Land, a litenaut in the navy who is also a pilot, but embarks on a dangerous mission with the marines. At the beginning of the book, Adam is a carefree […]

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The Hobbit

Posted by Josh on February 24, 2013 in Book Review |

The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolken, is the prelude to The Lord of the Rings.  It is the story of a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, who lives in the land of Middle Earth. He does not like to go on adventures, but is persuaded by a band of dwarfs and a wizard named Gandalf, […]

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The Secret Defenders #1

Posted by Josh on June 2, 2012 in Book Review, Comics |

I recieved this comic  last year, and have read a few times; enough to say that this is probably one of the better comics made in the ’90’s.  It has a pretty good story line, and I would give it a 3-out-of-5 rating.  The main charcters are Wolverine, Doctor Starnge, Darkhawk, Nomad, and Spider-Woman, which […]

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Giant-Size Super-Stars #1

Posted by Josh on May 1, 2012 in Book Review, Comics |

It has been a few years ago since I got this comic from my Dad, and I’ve read a lot since then.  If you’re a person that likes comics and collects them, and buy ones with cool covers, you just can’t over-look this one!  This is the first and only comic of the series, and […]

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Harry Houdini

Posted by Josh on April 9, 2012 in Book Review |

Harry Houdini was born in Hungary in 1874.  His poor family moved to Wisconsin but Harry (Enrich Weiss was his real name) ran away to Texas, but got the wrong train and went to Missouri at the age of twelve.   After a few years of working odd jobs, he moved to New York City, and […]

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The Last Battle – Spoiler ALERT

Posted by Josh on February 23, 2012 in Book Review |

Recently, I read the last book of the Chronicles of Narnia, The Last Battle and it was by far the best book of the series.  The book started when two “friends”, an ape named Shift, and a donkey named Puzzle, saw something floating down the river by the waterfall.  Puzzle waded into the river to […]

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The Silver Chair (spolier alert!)

Posted by Josh on February 20, 2012 in Book Review |

In the sixth book of The Chronicles of Narnia, (this series is about people from our world entering into the land of Narnia) Eustace Scrubb (who had been in book five), and his friend Jill Pole.   They enter Narnia when they go through a door that was usually locked.  Jill and Eustace get separated.  Jill […]

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The Broken Blade

Posted by Josh on January 16, 2011 in Book Review |

For my book report I read The Broken Blade. The book started out when Pierre, the main character had a big problem. His father worked for a canoeing company that traded money for fur caps with the Indians. But now his father was injured his family would have no money for the winter. Pierre would […]

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The Light in the Forest

Posted by Josh on December 16, 2010 in Book Review |

For my book report, I read The Light in the Forest. The book started out when True son, the main character, had been captured by the Indians when he was four. Now he was fifteen, and had to be returned to the whites. He was upset to be leaving the Indians, which he believed to […]

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