Book Reviews

Stone Soup Magazine
April 2019

Mirembe Mubanda, one of our young bloggers, recently got the chance to read Alexis E. Fajardo’s graphic novel Kid Beowulf: The Rise of El Cid, and then talk to...

Attention! Calling all young readers! Are you an adventurous middle grade reader (ages 8 to 11) who would love to travel throughout the middle ages? Do you...

I picked up BRAT And The Kids Of Warriors, hoping it would be a thrilling military adventure. However, after reading it, I was a bit disappointed. The story is...

I read the book Refugee by Alan Gratz. Refugee is about three different kids in three different time periods, however, they all have one thing in common, their...

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...

The Accidental Prime Minister is a hilarious book written by Tom McLaughlin. It is about a 12 year old boy called Joe who leads an ordinary life. Joe is a fun...

They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky is about a civil war in the continent of Africa. Thousands of children are sent on a nauseating journey through horrible...

Does bad always follow good? Where does one cross the line between pursuing a dream and being consumed by greed? And how much influence can a small decision...

Can you imagine waking up to find your head is stuck on a different body? Noggin, by John Corey Whaley, is a stunning science fiction story about Travis...

S for sister and B for brother. M for mom, and D For dad. F for family, and W for wish. Hollis Woods is a headstrong, smart, and talented girl. She is an...