I had not read Midnight for Charlie Bone before, and honestly just read it because it was assigned! (Even teachers get homework over the break...) I was glad I did read it, though. It was a little slow at the start, but the action built and now I want to read the rest of the series! I read another Jenny Nimmo book, the Chronicles of the Red King, last year and enjoyed it as well. I think I will revisit that story after I finish the Charlie Bone series. Great reads for our fourth and fifth graders who enjoyed Harry Potter and are looking for something similar.
Currently, I am still in the middle of The Glass Sentence. It's a good read, but more complicated. Definitely for advanced readers. Again, it starts off a bit slow, but now that I am in the middle, it is a very intriguing book. The world has splintered off into different ages, as though the world has time traveled, but each area to a different time period. It begins with Sophia in colonial Boston, but Canada is in the prehistoric age, and parts of Europe are in the 12th century. I am looking forward to seeing where the author takes this story. What caused the world to have this disturbance? How will the different ages work with each other? Where are Sophia's parents? This author also plans to write a trilogy with this story.
What have you read over the break?