Would you like to have a friend on Mars? Then this book is for you!
Bell is nothing but a pure normal 11-year-old boy right? Boring! No, not boring at all. Bell is one of the first kids living on Mars. He has never seen his home planet and knows animals only out of books. Strange things happen at the American settlement when all the grownups get very sick with a virus. The children are immune and although against the rules, they reach out to the settlements from the other continents. Read the book to find out if the rescue mission is a success and if the adults will survive.
How did I like the book? I loved the book because it reminded me of the space case series from James Patterson and you have to know I love those books! I would like Bell as a friend because, he has an interesting character with kindness and responsibility, despite he is the youngest of the children on Mars. So sad that there is only one book. I would have definitely enjoyed a series!
Who is that book for? Children eight years and older can read it.
I can not believe it! My first blog birthday! Wahoo!!!
One year ago I started my journey with oscarreads.com. Why? Well to be honest, I felt a bit bored by the effects of the pandemic. Not being able to meet friends, do sports or what so ever. I read about 100 books at that stage and wanted to share my thoughts on them. Maybe, I could get other kids into reading as well?! To celebrate my special day I would like to give away 3 of my favorite books to my blog follower. You will find more information at the end of this post. But first things first.
Here are some insights on my blog you might be interested in:
Number of published posts: 50
Your favorite post (most views):
Going Crazy in a Book Shop Reloaded – Please Vote for your Favorite!
Your least favorite post (least views):
Mr. Stink by David Walliams (What is wrong with you people? This book is awesome!)
Post with most comments:
Corona go home (own work)!
My personal favorite post:
Survival Camp in Dallas – my take on the winter storm
I am so happy to have some loyal followers and likers. Thank you so much for your support. It means a lot to me!
Now. To say thank you I would like to give away a copy of some of my favorite books. Two of them are in English and one in German.
To participate in the raffle you need to be a follower of my blog (either mail subscriber or a fellow blogger follower) and leave a comment under this post with the book you would like the most. But don’t wait for too long. This little competition will end by July 25 next week. I will draw the lucky winner and publish their names on my blog afterwards.
And the winner is: Restart got the most votes out of my book shop mega sale pile and as promissed – here is the review. Before I forget, thanks for participating and helping me pick a book. It always means so much to me if you guys like what I do and give me some feedback.
I went to my favorite book shop last weekend just to find out out they were closing down soon. This makes me so sad!!! The good thing though was, that every single book in the shop was on sale. So my parents bought me like a thousand and gazillion new reads.
This came just in time for my 3 months summer break. Loads of time for reading, right?
One day Fern woke up and rushed downstairs. When she didn’t see her dad she asked her mother were he could be. Her mom explained that during the night some pigs had been born and that one of them was too small and weak so they decided to kill it. Fern was outraged. She ran outside just before it was too late and tried to convince her dad that she could take care of the little one and keep it alive. Fern’s Dad eventually agreed. Fern named the little pig Wilbur. Two month later Wilbur found a new home at her uncle’s farm.
Remember “Wonder”? Certainly one of my favorite books of all time. Well, the book got a sequel. “Auggie & Me – Three Wonder Stories” tells three different sites of this story from kids that are all close to Auggie in some way.
Did you know that there is a CRATER on the surface of Mercury that’s big enough to hold the state of Texas? Or how about this: if you stay at the Jule’s undersea Lodge in Key Largo, Florida you will SCUBA DIVE to your room! How cool is that? I have one more for you: male pandas do a HANDSTAND while peeing to mark trees.
Why would you have a paper towel tower in your livingroom? Dozens of paper planes trying desperate to get the longest throw? Or dress up as a cockroach in the middle of a stadium? Well, Milo and his parents did all of that because it was the family’s dream to get a Guinness World Record. Unfortunately every time they tried, they failed. Is there an award for the most failures? If so, Milo’s family would definitely win this one.
It is poetry month in the US, so I thought I could make a review about a special poem from Amanda Gorman. I got “THE HILL WE CLIMB” from the Easter bunny. Amanda Gorman became the youngest inaugural poet ever. She performed her poem at the inauguration of Joe Bidden earlier this year. I really liked the poem so I definitely wanted to share this little book with you.
Did you know that a Norwegian gold treasure once got rescued by a bunch of kids from the Nazis during World War II? True story! We read “Snow Treasure” at school and I was very impressed how brave and smart Peter Lundstrom and his friends helped to make it happen.
Kennt ihr schon den gemeinen Schulleiter Horst Schnittlich, den Erfinder des „Schnittlichen Schulregulariums“? Vielleicht die langweilige Lehrerin Frau Penne oder Maxe Zack mit seinem Labrador Makkaroni? Der mutige Klassenrebell wehrt sich zusammen mit Klassengenie Frieda gegen Direktor Schnittlichs üble Machenschaften. Und dann ist da ja auch noch Inspektor Rumpus von der BFLB, der Behörde für Langeweilebekämpfung…
Boring, Illinois. Brian can definitely think of a better way to spend his holidays. He couldn’t stay at home as his scientist dad got stationed at the North Pole. So Brian had to go to uncle Gary’s house, because he was the only one who had the time to take care of him over the summer.
What is the name of your favorite teacher? I am spoilt because almost all of my teachers are and have been very nice. But there is one teacher in particular that I like the most because she is very kind, stays calm in any situation, motivates her students to give their best and is also fun.