Night Readers Past Reads

Books the Night Readers have read in the past:

  • Ugly by Robert Hoge Ugly by Robert Hoge When Robert Hoge was born, he had a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and short, twisted legs. Surgeons removed the tumor and made him a new nose from one of his toes.  Amazingly, he survived—with a face that would never be the ... Continue Reading
  • Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob BuyeaIt’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one second, your enemy the next; Peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, the brain; Danielle, who never stands up for herself; shy Anna, whose home situation ... Continue Reading
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneHarry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility. All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his ... Continue Reading
  • The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies The Lemonade War by Jacqueline DaviesThis engaging tale by Jacqueline Davies is “filled with real-life problems that relate to math, getting along with siblings and friends, dealing with pride” (School Library Journal). Evan’s little sister Jessie may be a smartypants, but he usually doesn’t mind her. That is, until he hears Jessie’s going to ... Continue Reading
  • The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O’Connor The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O'ConnorWith her trademark wit and easy charm, Barbara O’Connor spins a fantastic fable of friends, enemies, and superbly slimy bullfrogs. An amazing secret has tumbled off a freight train into Carter, Georgia, and Owen Jester is the only person who knows about it. If he can simply manage to evade ... Continue Reading
  • Masterpiece by Elise Broach Masterpiece by Elise Broach A New York Times bestselling middle grade mystery novel full of adventure, friendship, and stolen art. Marvin lives with his family under the kitchen sink in the Pompadays’ apartment. He is very much a beetle. James Pompaday lives with his family in New York City. He is very much an eleven-year-old boy. After ... Continue Reading
  • Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick Wonderstruck by Brian SelznickIn this groundbreaking tour de force, Caldecott Medalist and bookmaking pioneer Brian Selznick sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.  Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she ... Continue Reading