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Archive for 30/03/2020

The travelling restaurant – Barbara Else

On the mysterious sailing ship The Traveling Restaurant, twelve-year-old Jasper Ludlow-by all accounts an ordinary boy-embarks on an adventure across Old Ocean and Lake Riversea in search of his baby sister. Jasper faces whirlpools, troublesome monkeys, and hungry pirates in this edge-of-your-seat tale of treachery, courage, and magic.

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Click’d – Tamara Ireland Stone

Allie Navarro can’t wait to show her best friends the app she built at CodeGirls summer camp. CLICK’D pairs users based on common interests and sends them on a fun (and occasionally rule-breaking) scavenger hunt to find each other. And it’s a hit. By the second day of school, everyone is talking about CLICK’D.

Watching her app go viral is amazing. Leaderboards are filling up! Everyone’s making new friends. And with all the data Allie is collecting, she has an even better shot at beating her archenemy, Nathan, at the upcoming youth coding competition. But when Allie discovers a glitch that threatens to expose everyone’s secrets, she has to figure out how to make things right, even if that means sharing the computer lab with Nathan. Can Allie fix her app, stop it from doing any more damage, and win back the friends it hurt-all before she steps on stage to present CLICK’D to the judges?

Good Reads

Somebody stop Ivy Pocket – Caleb Krisp

Everyone seems to want a piece of Ivy Pocket. Her adoptive parents keep trying to get her to clean the funeral home, even though Ivy’s certain she’s already the picture of a perfect daughter. A beautiful heiress named Estelle wants Ivy to uncover the dark truth behind her brother’s death. Her new friend, Miss Carnage, keeps asking Ivy the most curious questions (the poor, clueless dear). To top it all off, Ivy must protect the Clock Diamond from the evil Miss Always, who seems to be lurking around every corner!

Good Reads

Call me by your name (movie)

Sugar rush (TV series)

The good place (TV series)

Daddy’s home (movie)

School of rock (movie)

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