May 022012
 

Hott Synopsis


The Boxcar Children are having tons of fun with Grandfather but it’s summertime again and Grandfather has a terrific surprise for them.Their very own island for a summer retreat complete with an on-site captain and handyman.

Oh, the things they will discover.

Hott Review

Even as I’m cringing at the thought of my children spending the summer alone on an island I remember the fantasy of doing it myself when I was their ages.
This series definitely appeals to the adventurous spirits but this particular book also appeals to the unlikely reader. It’s fairly short but filled with graphics and adventure.
A terrific read for 6-12 yr olds.

*P.S. I read this on an iPad and some of the text was a bit difficult to read. If you’re planning to read this on an ereader, please, grab a sample first and make sure that the text is legible!

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Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Grade: B+
Ages: 6-12
Series: The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels

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