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New Rating System

To make my reviews better, I'm going to start inlcuding a rating system of books. (I'm also going to go back and rate all my past reviews)

Here's my star ratings:

5 star=Go out and read this book now-you will love it!
4 star=It's a great read-you're sure to like it.
3 star=A good read-give this one a shot.
2 star=An okay book-some readers will like it.
1 star=Sorry, I didn't like it.

Comments

  1. I like the description of the stars. So polite, which is cool...because even if you don't like it, someone else might. I always try and keep that in mind.

    -Lauren

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  2. Yeah-I always tell myself that if I don't like it, I'm just not the intended reader. Someone will love it.
    -Sarah

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  3. Cool! You are so nice and polite! (:

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  4. Sarah: Exactly, that's how I am!

    -lauren

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  5. I always like reviews better when there's a rating system.

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee