Growth: A 2011 Throwback
A Review From the Blog I Ran in Elementary School
Welcome to 2021 everyone! Let’s take a trip 10 years into the past…
Every year around this time, I find myself reminiscing and looking back at the years that have gone by. In a recent bout of this nostalgia, I stumbled across an old webpage of mine and I thought it would be fun to share it with you all.
7 Billion Words is actually not my first website. When I was in elementary school, I started a book review blog. I have always loved reading, and the 7-year-old version of me thought it would be incredibly amazing to further explore that love of reading through blogging.
The website was … well, it was the blog of an elementary school student so I’m sure you can probably imagine how it was. The page was a little (okay, a lot) random: ranging from book reviews to art projects with a few scattered pictures of a baby pine tree that was growing in my back yard because … why not? Trees are cool.
Only one review currently remains posted on the old blog, but after laughing (and cringing) at it, I knew I had to share it with you all. I believe that recognizing our growth is so important. When we accept and embrace the capacity we have for change, we remind ourselves that life is a constant quest to test the boundaries of what we believe we are capable of achieving as we strive to be better today than we were yesterday.
So on that note, please enjoy a book review I published on July of 2011 as an 8-year-old elementary school student.
Winter of the Ice Wizard – Book #32 Of The Magic Tree House Series
In the 32nd Magic Tree House book, Jack and Annie are sent to the land behind the clouds with their friends,Teddy and Kathleen. While they are there, they get sent on a mission to help a strange ice wizard find his missing eye. If they don’t, they will never see their friends Morgan le Fay or Merlin again.Will they complete their quest in time? Or will their friends be lost forever?
I liked this book because there are so many things that they have to do to complete their strange quest. I also liked the pictures in this story. They give the reader a great visual of what is happening. When I read this book, I felt almost like I was in the story, too! I recommend this book for people who are younger readers and like mysteries. This book definitely keeps you on the edge of your seat. I find the Magic Tree House books to be adventurous and mysterious and I would definitely read more books by the author, Mary Pope Osborne.