Being a mom is the hardest thing I've ever done, but it has brought me so much joy! I want to encourage other moms on their journey, I'll share motherhood tricks, spotlight tips I've learned from friends, and I hope you will share your ideas. I will focus on secrets that help families stay balanced, healthy, frugal, creative, and closely knit. I will also share favorite fiction and nonfiction books that I have enjoyed. Many blessings to you on your mothering journey!

Monday, July 08, 2013

A Child's Perspective: Book Review of "Lost in Lexicon" by Pendred Noyce

Thirteen year old cousins Daphne and Ivan get bored with no technology at their great-aunt Adelaide's house, she sends them out to her barn with a clue to a treasure hunt and tells them not to come back until they've finished their quest.  During their 'quest', the cousins have to stop a plague of punctuation, befriend a thesaurus, and make about 750 kids get out of a mountain that is about to fall down in Lost in Lexington.
Ratings of this book on a 1-5 scale (1 is low, 5 is high)
  • Interesting storyline: 4
  • Character development: 5
  • Setting: 5
  • Creativity and originality: 5
  • Intrigue & fascination: 4
  • Overall: 4
Best for ages 8-14
Best for readers with these interests: video games, technology, adventure
Read another book by this author?  Yes
Recommend for other kids to read?  Yes
The publishers gave me this book in exchange for my honest review.
Daniel, age 11

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