First featured Book Review: Small Steps

smallsteps2The following book review on Small Steps by Louis Sachar was submitted by Willie, an 8th grader.

I give this book  5 stars out of 5 stars (0 being the worst and 5 being the best). 

I would recommend this book:    YES      

Why or why not? Because it was interesting.

Name a favorite scene or character in the book.

When Armpit meets Kaira DeLeon during her concert ’cause Armpit’s friend had a seizure.

Would you read this book again?  YES       

Summary of book:    Two years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is home in Austin, Texas, trying to turn his life around. But it’s hard when you have a record, and everyone expects the worst from you. The only person who believes in him is Ginny, his 10-year old disabled neighbor. Together, they are learning to take small steps. And he seems to be on the right path, until X-Ray, a buddy from Camp Green Lake, comes up with a get-rich-quick scheme. This leads to a chance encounter with teen pop sensation, Kaira DeLeon, and suddenly his life spins out of control, with only one thing for certain. He’ll never be the same again. Doing the right thing is never a wrong choice–but a small step in the right direction.


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