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Reviews by Children: I So Don’t Do Spooky

Reviews by Children: This category gives children and young adults the opportunity to express their opinion of a book—after all, they are the intended audience!

By Elena (Age 11), for The Children’s Book Review
Published: June 30, 2010

I So Don't Do Spooky I So Don’t Do Spooky

by Barrie Summy

Reading level: Ages 9-13

Hardcover: 288 pages

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (December 8, 2009)

Source: Publisher

This book is part of the “I So Don’t Do…” series about a middle school girl named Sherry who has the ability to interact with ghosts, including her mother, a former police officer, with whom Sherry solves mysteries.  These books are like funny, modern Nancy Drew mysteries with a ghost-twist.

I really liked I So Don’t Do Spooky because it is about how Sherry and her mother (ghost mother) solve the mystery about who is threatening Sherry’s new stepmother.  Sherry’s stepmother is a strict but very nice teacher at Sherry’s middle school (her nickname is “The Ruler”!).   Like the rest of the series, this book is a mixture of realistic fiction, science fiction, mystery and humor. I would recommend this book and the rest of the series! In particular, I would recommend these books for girls ages 9-13.

Add this book to your collection: I So Don’t Do Spooky

Note: Elena composed this with some assistance from her fabulous mom, but it is in her own words.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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