• Title of the Book: Percy Jackson sea of monsters
  • Author:Rick Riordan
  • Date:9-24-11
  • Chapters read:Finished
  • Entry Focus and question number:Most important part #7
  • Response: The most important part of the story is when they heal the tree with the fleece. That is important because The tree forms camp halfblood's boundries so monsters can not get in. The fleece will heal anything. Luke poisoned the tree so the boudries would disapear so that is why they had to heal it.





  • Title of the Book:Percy Jackson and the titans curse
  • Author:Rick Riordan
  • Date:9-28-11
  • Chapters read:4-6
  • Entry Focus and question number:#4 Solving the Problem
  • Response:Percy has went on every quest and since he was there he saved Camp Half Blood. On this quest he wasn't chosen to go because Grover and Thalia were chosen by Chiron. He knew he had to go on the quest so he snuck out of camp and followed Grover and Thalia with Annabeth's invisability cap. I think that was a smart choice and I think that is the right way to save camp.





  • Title of the Book The Ugly Truth
  • Author Jeff Kinney
  • Date 10-6-11
  • Chapters read Whole book
  • Entry Focus and question number # 3 if you could change places with one of the characters in the book who would it be why?
  • Response I would choose to switch with Percy because he is the main charcter of the book and he is the hero. Also Percy is actually a boy instead of a girl.






  • Title of the Book Werewolves of Wisconsin
  • Author Jonathan Rand
  • Date 10-13-11
  • Chapters read Done
  • Entry Focus and question number#4 what would be a better title for this book? why do you think it's better?
  • Response I think a better title is Werewolves at Wisconsin instead of Werewolves of Wisconsin because according to the book the werewolves aren't just at Wisconsin they are just showing what is happening at Wisconsin instead of Florida or something.






  • Title of the Book: Florida Fog Phantoms
  • Author:Jonothan Rand
  • Date: 10-21-11
  • Chapters read:Finished
  • Entry Focus and question number: #12 Compare and Contrast two of the main characters
  • Response: The two main characters in the book are Justin and Caitlin. They are alike because they care about they're family and friends and they are both the same age. They are different because Caitlin will take more risks and will make sacrifices while Justin is more on the safe side and takes less sacrifices to just make sure nobody is in danger.






  • Title of the Book: Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Author:Rick Riordan
  • Date: 10-31-11
  • Chapters read:Finished
  • Entry Focus and question number:Making Connection #3
  • Response:Percy is like me because we are both boys. We like action. And we are both brave and courageous. He is also like Bobby from the Pendragon series for the same reason. He is also realy nice like a president and is willing to tell the truth when he did something bad. Those are his connections and hopefully I will be like that too.







  • Title of the Book: In The Land Of The Lawn Weenies
  • Author: David Lubar
  • Date: 11-7-11
  • Chapters read: Whole Book
  • Entry Focus and question number: #9 Choose acharcter from the book and describe what he would of acter if he were a 6 year old.
  • Response: Mark cuts off his dad's hand and the hand keeps hitting him while he is sleeping for revenge. Mark is twelve and after that keeps happening he fake sleeps to try to catch the hand. If he was 6 he would just tell his mom there's a monster and sleep with his mom.






  • Title of the Book: Among the Hidden
  • Author:Margorot Peterson Haggot
  • Date:11-8-11
  • Chapters read:10-13
  • Entry Focus and question number: #4 How would you solve the problem in the book
  • Response: If I were Luke who has to stay hidden because he is a 3rd child and wants to be normal I would sneak out of town and then come back in saying that I am a orphan. Then he would be supervised and beable to do normal things. But you would have to leave a note for his parents first.







  • Title of the Book: Where the Mountain meets the moon
  • Author: Grace Lin
  • Date:11-14
  • Chapters read:1-10
  • Entry Focus and question number: If the main character was a friend of yours what advice and/or help would you give them. # 1
  • Response:If Minli was my friend I would ask her if I could help her find the old man of the moon so I could get better fortunes to my house as well. That is what I would do because two people are better than one and I would be bored. Also I would like the adventures and have fun looking.








  • Title of the Book: Museum of Thieves
  • Author:Lian Tanner
  • Date:11-22-11
  • Chapters read:1-3
  • Entry Focus and question number: Is your main character believable why or why not?
  • Response:Goldy is not believable because she just broke out of the guardians chain by lieing and now the guardians know that and need to find her. Also when she got in trouble the guardians asked her if the bird pin was important to her. It is important to her because it reminds her of her lost aunt. Goldy said "no" because Goldy knew that they would take it away. The guardians knew that Goldy was lieing and took it away anyway.








  • Title of the Book: Stumptown Kid
  • Author:Carrol Gorman
  • Date:12-1-11
  • Chapters read:5-13
  • Entry Focus and question number: #4 How would you solve the the problem in the book.
  • Response:The problem is Luther is going to get killed by Ruckus Brody and he told a story which is what I am going to tell you now. Luther Peale was a proffesional baseball pitcher and he pitched very good. So one time this drunk guy named Sam Brody stepped up and he hung his head right in the middle of the strikezone and the pitch hit him in the head. Now Sam's brother Ruckus Brody wants to literaly kill him and Luther moved to Holden but now Ruckus is coming up to kill Luther Peale. I think Luther should find him and lure him to the cops.







  • Title of the Book: The Mostly True Adventures of Homer Figg
  • Author:Rodman Philbrick
  • Date:12-6-11
  • Chapters read:Finished
  • Entry Focus and question number:#7Most important part. Why?
  • Response:When Homer holds up the flag in the war. It is important because when he does that. For some reason the enemy surrenders and the north beats the south. This is the civil war or they called it the battle of Gettysburg.







  • Title of the Book: Powerless
  • Author:Matthew Carter
  • Date:1-4-11
  • Chapters read:1-6
  • Entry Focus and question number:#4 Solving the Problem
Response:There are six kids with superpowers, like one can fly another can turn invisible exedira. They protect the city of Noble Green from bad guys and stuff but when each kid turns thirteen the kid loses his powers and memory of ever having them. The powers keep getting transferred to another kid but it is still bad. One time when a kid turned 13 two other supur kids stayed at his house to see what made you lose the power. In the morning none of them had powers. So now it's Simon's b-day and Daniel is gonna stay with him to find out stuff. They sent Daniel because he has no powers. I think they should do what there doing but have 3 or 4 powerless kids go and a couple of supers so they can ultimately figure out what is making them lose they're powers.










  • Title of the Book: When You Reach Me
  • Author:Rebecca Stead
  • Date:1-10-12
  • Chapters read:Finished
  • Entry Focus and question number:Making Connection#3
  • Response:I think I am like Sal for some reasons. One reason is that I like basketball and play it in my driveway. Also we are both boys. And if my friends mom got to go in a contest for 20,000 dollars and I got invited to go I would probably want to.









  • Title of the Book:Cabin Fever
  • Author: Jeff Kinney
  • Date:1-19-12
  • Chapters read:Finished

  • Entry Focus and question number: #9 Choose a character from the book and describe how he/she would act if he/she was six.
  • Response:If Greg was six and there was 7 feet of snow so they couldn't get out of the house and there was no power then Greg would just cry, nap, and hardly eat. But since Greg was 13 he looked around the house for entertaiment and food and made the best of his rescources.












  • Title of the Book: Nerds 2
  • Author:Michael Buckley
  • Date:2-2-12
  • Chapters read:3-5
  • Entry Focus and question number:#12 Compare and Contrast two of the main characters
  • Response:Agent Brand and Agent Fishead are both super secret spies. They both do detective work and were one of the best detectives in the world. Now they are older and they don't do as much of it anymore. Agent Fishead is always way more entusiastic about stuff and is friendlier. Agent Brand isn't always that happy and he likes to just get the job done.










  • Title of the Book: The Alchemist
  • Author: Michael Scott
  • Date:2-13-12
  • Chapters read:1-5
  • Entry Focus and question number:#3 If you could change places with one of the characters in the book who would it be?
  • Response: I would want to be the immortal Nicholas Flamel. If I could be him I would have superpowers. Also I would have a never ending life. hat's why I would be Nicholas Flamel because he has awesome abilities.








  • Title of the Book: The Alchemist
Author: Michael Scott
  • Date:2-17-12
  • Chapters read:6-9
  • Entry Focus and question number: If there is a hero tell me about one of his/her faults.

  • Response: Nicholas Flamel the immortal is a hero in the book. One of his mistakes his risking that Sophie could of died from the overflow of brain funcions. Because she has superhearing,smelling,seeing exediira but she almost died from it.










  • Title of the Book: Simon Bloom
  • Author:Michael Reisman
  • Date:3-1-12
  • Chapters read:1-4
  • Entry Focus and question number: Is your main character believable why or why not
  • Response: Simon is probably not believable because he has dreams that imagines himself in. He often imagines himself in a different world and he sometimes speaks it out loud. I wouldn't believe him because he is just like that.













  • Title of the Book: Blood on the River
  • Author: Elisa Carbone
  • Date: 3-9-12
  • Chapters read:Finished
  • Entry Focus and question number:#4 Solving the Problem
  • Response: The problem in the book is that the tribe is starving and they need food. I think they should fish and hunt wild animals. But they can't really do that because England took to many gentleman with them and not enough skilled workers and all the gentlemen want to do is look for gold. England should send more skilled workers so Jamestown can get more food.












  • Title of the Book: The Magician
  • Author:Michael Scott
  • Date:3-14-12
  • Chapters read:1-21
  • Entry Focus and question number: Most Important Part #7
  • Response:The most important part is when Nicholas Flamel gives Josh the sword Clarent. That is important because Clarent is one of the most powerful swords in the world and it is his only way to protect him from people like Dr John Dee and Niccolo Machiavelli.








  • Title of the Book: Oregon Oceanauts
  • Author: Johnathan Rand
  • Date: 3-26-12
  • Chapters read: 1-20
  • Entry Focus and question number: Making Connections #3
  • Response: I think I am like Jacob because he is super quick and speedy. I am quick and speedy also. This book is like Mississippi Megalodan because they both take place in the water with dangerous creatures.







  • Title of the Book: The Son of Neptune
  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Date: 4-9-12
  • Chapters read: 1-12
  • Entry Focus and question number: #7 Most Important Part
  • Response: The most important part is when Percy, Hazel and Frank realease Thanatos and kill the giant Alconeous. It is very important because Alconeous is very powerful and good to kill and when they release Thanatos he can make the monsters actually die instead of coming back to life.








  • Title of the Book: The Sorceress
  • Author: Michael Scott
  • Date: 4-16-12
  • Chapters read: 0-12
  • Entry Focus and question number: #12 Compare and Contrast 2 of the Main Characters
  • Response: The two characters I am comparing and contrasting are Sophie and Josh Newman. They are twins so they are alike because they have concern for each other and they both have really powerful auras and have both been awakened. tThey are different because Sophie is more calm than Josh because Josh gets really angry and rild up sometimes.







  • Title of the Book: The Sorceress
  • Author: Michael Scott
  • Date: 4-23-12
  • Chapters read:17-23
  • Entry Focus and question number: #9 Choose a character from the book and describe how she would act as a 6 year old.
  • Response: If Perenelle Flamel was a six year old she would die immediately. Because she would make a lot of noise and stay in the same spot so the sphinx would find her and kill her. Also she wouldn't of been able to hold off the billions of flies too.








  • Title of the Book: The Necromancer
  • Author: Michael Scott
  • Date: 4-30-12
  • Chapters read: 2-5
  • Entry Focus and question number: #4 Solving the Problem
  • Response: For the bad guy, John Dee he has failed his elders/masters by not catching the Flamels so he is wanted alive. The elders plan to remove his immortality and make him age to be really old then make him immortal so he will be trapped in a bad painful body. If he uses his magic the elders will know his location and will kill him. He dosn't know what to do but I think he should go to a leygate and "accidently" travel back in time so he has another chance to capture the Flamels.





  • Title of the Book: Lost and Found
  • Author: Andrew Clements
  • Date: 5-6-12
  • Chapters read:8-15
  • Entry Focus and question number: #7 Most Important Part
  • Response: The most important part is when Ray and Jay decide they will keep there secret of the school only thinking there is Jay. That is the most important part because it causes the whole problem and is the main part of the book and none of it would have happened if they told the school.






  • Title of the Book: Pendragon book 3 of the travelers
  • Author: DJ Machale
  • Date: 5-15-12
  • Chapters read:7-13
  • Entry Focus and question number: Making Connections #3
  • Response: This book is like the original Pendragon series because it switches to different people in the middle of the book. So the first three chapters is someone then the next three chapters is narrating someone else. That way you know what everyone is thinking. This is a text to text connection.







  • Title of the Book: Half Moon
  • Author: Eoine Colfer
  • Date: 5-21-12
  • Chapters read: 4-12
  • Entry Focus and question number: If there is a hero tell me about one of his/her faults
  • Response: The hero in the book is probably Fletcher Moon or more known as Half Moon. He is a detective and loves mysteries. One day he hears a noise outside and goes to investigate but then gets beaten to a pulp by a bat. He is in the hospital and is badly injured. That is probably his biggest fault/mistake.







  • Title of the Book: My Side of the Mountain
  • Author: Jean Craighead George
  • Date: 5-29-12
  • Chapters read: 3-8
  • Entry Focus and question number: # 4 Solving the Problem
  • Response: At the time the problem was that all the animals were stealing Sam's food and trashing his tree and he was really angry but he couldn't get them out. If I were him I would start stomping around and yelling at them to show them who is the biggest and in charge.




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