What’s Up in the Upper El?

I like Lord of the Rings because it shows the light of good and the dark of evil.
I like Lord of the Rings because it shows the light of good and the dark of evil.

Many of our stellar Upper Elementary literature-lovers chimed in with their current reads and/or favorite reads!  Much appreciation for their willingness to share their books with the Villa di Maria community!

Check ’em out!

This book is adventurous and scary!
This book is adventurous and scary!
This book has so much humor!  It's soooo funny!  This book is like my life.
This book has so much humor!  It’s soooo funny!  This book is like my life.
This book is fun, silly and it shows how I feel sometimes- like a dork!  :)
This book is fun, silly and it shows how I feel sometimes- like a dork!  🙂
I like this book because it is full of World War II action!
I like this book because it is full of World War II action!
It's very important in the history of Civil Rights.
It’s very important in the history of Civil Rights.
This book is not my favorite, but it's great because it has completely different character interests and personalities.  It's an everlasting, two-points-of-view adventure, which is perfect for my taste.
This book is not my favorite, but it’s great because it has completely different character interests and personalities.  It’s an everlasting, two-points-of-view adventure, which is perfect for my taste.
I like this book because it's very ominous.
I like this book because it’s very ominous.
I like Dragon Blood because of the relation of animals and humans.
I like Dragon Blood because of the relation of animals and humans.
This book is very cool and funny, but I can't relate to any of the characters because they're vampires.
This book is very cool and funny, but I can’t relate to any of the characters because they’re vampires.
I like this book because it has a good pace and a good story.
I like this book because it has a good pace and a good story.
I like Brown Girl Dreaming because it feels like I am right there in the story- with the people.
I like Brown Girl Dreaming because it feels like I am right there in the story- with the people.
This is a very action-packed book.  It leaves you on the edge chapter after chapter.
This is a very action-packed book.  It leaves you on the edge chapter after chapter.
I like the book because it's violent.
I like the book because it’s violent.
Interesting and mystical.
Interesting and mystical.
I like Smile because it's about a girl that falls and loses her teeth.  Then she goes on a journey to get her teeth back.  I give it five stars!
I like Smile because it’s about a girl that falls and loses her teeth.  Then she goes on a journey to get her teeth back.  I give it five stars!
This book is a mystery about a kid my age who solves it.  I like it because I like solving mysteries, too.
This book is a mystery about a kid my age who solves it.  I like it because I like solving mysteries, too.
I like West Viking because it's full of information.
I like West Viking because it’s full of information.
I like this book because of the suspense.  
I like this book because of the suspense.  
I like this book because it's kind of scary, and it's funny.
I like this book because it’s kind of scary, and it’s funny.
It's full of amazing characters and fills you with suspense as you're reading.
It’s full of amazing characters and fills you with suspense as you’re reading.
Took a millisecond for Mrs. Anderson to respond with her all-time favorite book!
Took a millisecond for Mrs. Anderson to respond with her all-time favorite book!
Ms. Rebecca, true to form, enjoys so many books from so many genres, she couldn't narrow it down to just one.  She would recommend ANY of the above as interesting reads!  How much shall we wager that Ms. Rebecca revels in her personal florilegium?  
Ms. Rebecca, true to form, enjoys so many books from so many genres, she couldn’t narrow it down to just one.  She would recommend ANY of the above as interesting reads!  How much shall we wager that Ms. Rebecca revels in her personal florilegium?