Nina Vigil

Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman, Reviewed by Nina Vigil, 12

How many of you can say that you read a book that made you thirsty? Few, to be certain; that’s rarely the effect a book aims to accomplish! (And if it did, it likely wasn’t intentional). Yet now I can say that I have read a book that made me genuinely thirsty, on purpose. Dry by […]

Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy, Reviewed by Nina Vigil, 12

It’s pretty much impossible to write a book review for a series. You’ll have to include every single one of the books, and summarize the plot of each without giving anything away, which is increasingly more difficult as you go on. However, I know a particularly good series—Wings of Fire, by Tui T. Sutherland—and I […]

Science Fair, A Documentary Review by Nina Vigil, 11

“Science fair”: Two very innocuous words. When you hear them, what first comes to mind?  Kids presenting their mini volcanoes in an elementary school gymnasium?  To be honest, that is what most science fairs are like. Would you be surprised to learn that there is a science fair in which high-schoolers from all over the world compete […]