Monday, August 24, 2015

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

 To learn more about It's Monday! What Are You Reading? visit Mentor Texts 
A wonderful book about a young girl who is becomes an apprentice to her aunt who is the first female detective at the Pinkerton Detective Agency.

Genre: Historical Fiction   
AR level: 6.2
Grade appropriate: 3rd and up

Overall: 5/5-- I loved this book! Will be on our Mock Newbery list! Last year's list

Creativity: 5/5-- a story about a female detective who saves Abraham Lincoln’s life. And it’s based on a true story too!

Characters: 5/5-- I loved Nell from the beginning, and though Aunt Kate is prickly at first, she really grows on you.

Engrossing: 5/5-- I finished it in 24 hours. Full of action and great history.

Writing: 5/5

Appeal to kids: 5/5-- This one they’ll love!

Appropriate length to tell the story: 5/5

Language: none
Sexuality: none
Violence: none
Drugs/Alcohol: none

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