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The Wizard of Oz, By L. Frank Baum, Illustrated by Pablo Marcos Studio – Book Review

This review was also for my 5th grade class. I got a 95, I am so happy!
The book The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum takes place in old Kansas and in the magical and mysterious Land of Oz. This classic is illustrated with black and white drawings by Pablo Marcos Studio.
Book Cover Of The Wizard of Oz By L. Frank Baum, illustrated by Pablo Marcos Studio

Book Cover Of The Wizard of Oz By L. Frank Baum, illustrated by Pablo Marcos Studio

The main character in the book is Dorothy, a farm girl from Kansas. Dorothy is a very helpful girl because she disintegrated the Wicked Witch of the West and took away all of the munchkins’ fears. Dorothy kept being positive when she was getting carried to the Wicked Witch of the West’s castle and was thinking of how to get out of the castle, not feeling sorry for herself. Read more

Thoroughbred – Ashleigh’s Hope, By Joanna Campbell – Book Review

This book review is a review that I wrote as a project for my 5th grade class. (I got 100 on it!!) :) <3. I recommend this book for kids who love horses.

This book takes place in present Kentucky horse country on a farm called Edgardale. The genre of the book is realistic fiction. Ashleigh’s Hope is the last book in the Thoroughbred series of 8 books.

Book cover of Thoroughbred - Ashleigh’s Hope By Joanna Campbell

Book cover of Thoroughbred – Ashleigh’s Hope By Joanna Campbell

The main character of this book is Ashleigh. She is obsessed with horses and uses all of her free time for horseback riding. Her favorite thing to do on horses is to ride fast. When she is galloping her Shetland pony, Moe, she feels like she belongs in the wind and on a fast racing horse. Read more