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Book Reviews

Book Review by Grace Dillon, age 8.

Grace reviews the book "No Ballet Shoes in Syria" by Catherine Bruton.



Book Review by Sarah Mc Dermott, age 12, from Moydow.

Sarah reviews the book "SOS Lusitania" by Kevin Kiely.

Finbar is a thirteen-year-old boy who lives in Queenstown, County Cork. When he starts to have dreams about his father’s ship called ‘The Lusitania’ getting attacked, he sneaks onto it to warn him. He gets into trouble with some dangerous people on board.

When he reunites with his father, he tells him all about what has happened. He thought things were bad onboard the ship but little did he know what to expect when they docked in America, will they get home safely?

I really liked this book because it was very interesting and unpredictable which keeps you captivated.  The words in the book are very descriptive and makes you feel like you are on board witnessing the events as they occur.

I would highly recommend it to anyone who likes an action-packed novel that you just cannot put down until you turn the last page.