Saturday, January 16, 2016

X Marks the Spot by Erin Soderberg -- ADVISABLE

Soderberg, Erin X Marks the Spot (Puppy Pirates #2), illustrated by Russ Cox. Random House, 2015. $4.99. Content: G.

Wally and the other Puppy Pirates are back, and this time they're following a treasure map. It's a tough task, though. The island they're on is filled with booby traps set by a protective pack of treasure pups. Plus, as it turns out, the X isn't always as obvious in person as it is on a map.

With its frequent illustrations, short chapters, high-interest topics, quick pace, and slightly larger font, this 88-page story is perfect for students who are just beginning to read chapter books.

EL (K-3) -- ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Caryn

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