Category Archives: Walden Pond Press

Tales of a (Formerly) Reluctant Reader: Guys Read: Other Worlds by Jon Scieszka

Tales of a (formerly) Reluctant Reader is a feature in which my oldest son John,  a formerly reluctant reader) discusses books that he thinks other reluctant readers (former or not) will enjoy!  Today’s book is Guys Read: Other Worlds : Age Range: 8 and up Grade Level: 3 – 7 Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Walden […]

Guest Post: D.J. MacHale (Guys Read: Other Worlds)

Today I am pleased to welcome D.J. MacHale, one of the contributing authors to Guys Read: Other Worlds for a guest post today. This title, along with the other Guys Read titles, are excellent novels for reluctant readers (especially boys)!  My own son has enjoyed each and every one of them. Stay tuned for his […]

Tales of a (Formerly) Reluctant Reader: The Fellowship for Alien Detection by Kevin Emerson

Tales of a (formerly) Reluctant Reader is a feature in which my thirteen year old son, John (a formerly reluctant reader) shares this thoughts on books geared toward reluctant readers. The review below is entirely his own with no alterations other than corrections in spelling. Age Range: 8 and up Hardcover: 432 pages Publisher: Walden […]

Review: Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu

  Reading level: Ages 9-12 Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Walden Pond Press (September 27, 2011) ISBN-10: 0062015052 Source: Publisher Hazel is having a difficult time adjusting to a new school, her parents’ divorce, and life in general. Her neighbor, Jack, is the only real friend she has. He understands her, sticks up for her when school bullies pick on […]