Title: Book Scavenger
Author: Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Illustrator: Sarah Watts
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: June 2, 2015
Number of Pages: 354
Text Structure: Novel
Starter/Lead/Hook/Grabber: The book starts really average and then it turns into a giant mystery that Emily didn’t know about! We know the answer to the mystery, so the whole story is about the characters solving it.
Summary: Emily is a book scavenger who went to San Francisco because of her idol (the creator of the book scavenger website). When she shows up, there is a lot of cars parked in a line waiting to see Garrison Griswold (Emily’s idol), but all of a sudden he doesn’t show up. Oh no! Then, Emily and her family turn around to to get to their “house” and they meet their new neighbors. Emily finds out that her neighbor also loves puzzles, and they even make their own secret language!
Reviewer’s Opinion: I think that it was an amazing book because it contains a huge mystery in the book. Also it seems realistic, like this could actually happen to someone at a certain time and a certain place.
Recommended For: 4-6th grade
Related Books: Nooks and Crannies, The Detective’s Assistant, The Island of Dr. Libris and many more
More in this Series: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library,The Unbreakable Code and The Alcatraz Escape
Other Books by this Author: Last In A Long Line Of Rebels, The Unbreakable Code, and many more
Reviewed By: Jarrett C., 5th Grade