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Book review of “A Mutiny in Time”

December 20, 2012 by Ethan · 3 Comments · Books



This what the cover is.

A Mutiny in Time is the first book of the series The Infinity Ring. This books author of this book is also a author in The 39 Clues series. So if you like the 39 clues series you will most likely like this book to. In the beginning of this book there are two groups one is the SQ these people are the bad guys and there are the Historians which are the good guys. In this book there are two friends their names are Dak Smyth and Sera Froste. They help Dak’s parents make a time portal called an infinity ring.  They go back in time and Dak’s parents get kidnapped. Then they go back to the present. They goto the Historians. Dak and Sera tell the Historians everything. The SQ break in the Historians HQ. Dak and Sera get accompanied by Riq. Riq is a Historian. They have to fix a period in time that got messed with called a break. What is break about you might ask me. Well get the book to find out! James Dashner is the author of this book.


Have you read The 39 Clues books?

If so, what do you like about them?

Do you think you would like this book?

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My passions student blogging challenge #2

September 26, 2012 by Ethan · 4 Comments · Books, Games, Student Blogging Challenge

My passions are: reading books, doing puzzles, and playing board games.

This is how far I am now.

My first passion is reading books, it is my best passion. What I like about reading books so much is that I get to sometimes learn something. Also what I like so much about reading books is that I get sucked into the book.

My second passion that I love doing the most is doing puzzles. What I like about doing puzzles is that I have to find out where every piece goes. Right now I am doing a 1000 piece puzzle. It is so fun because I have to find out where a lot of people go.

This is what it will look like.

My third passion is playing board games. What makes this my third passion is that I get to be able to be with family and friends while I’m playing a game.

What are your three favorite passions and why?

This is the second student blogging challenge.


On October 1 I finished the puzzle. I lost one of the puzzle pieces, so now I have only 999 pieces of the puzzle.

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What type of E reader should I get?

March 28, 2012 by Ethan · No Comments · Books, Games, Life, Technology

I have been saving up for a E reader and now I have $200. Then I found out how many there are. I am having trouble on figuring out which one I should get. I just would like to have a devise, so I can read books on long road trips.

  • Nook Color: On the Nook Color you can read books, play games, and also you can play movies on it but, it will go slow if you stream movies, go onto the internet. The Nook Color costs $169.99.
  • Ipad 2: On the Ipad 2 you can read books, play games, watch movies, go onto the internet, go onto email, and listen to music. The Ipad 2 costs $399.99. 

Can you vote for the one that you think is the best?

Get your own Poll!

Which one do you think is the best?

Why do you think it is the best?

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Among The Hidden, Book Review

March 8, 2012 by Ethan · 2 Comments · Books, Learning

Among the Hidden is by Margaret Peterson Haddix. This book is about a boy that is a third child, named Luke (third children are outlawed). In the beginning of the book Luke was dieing to go outside. He was always able to go outside and help on the farm and play. He could do that all the time, until people were cutting down trees and building houses there. This was horrible for Luke. Now that people were outside Luke’s family had to keep the blinds shut and Luke now had to eat at the bottom of the stairs. That later that day Luke was keeping track who was in and out of their houses, when everyone in a house was out of it he saw a face in a window. He thought to himself “was that another third child? Who could that be?” He was tempted to go over to that house and see if that face was just real. The next week he went over to the house to see if the face was real.

Is the face real?

What will happen next?

Will he meet anyone?

If so, how will he or she react?

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New Year with Mr. Davo Devil

January 4, 2012 by Tracy Watanabe · 10 Comments · Books, Games, holidays, Life, Sports

I spent New Year’s weekend with Davo in Arizona. Here are 12 things we did to welcome 2012:

  1. We played Q-bitz which is a visual puzzle and game. To play this game, you have to flip a card and make the design on it as fast as you can. The objective is to finish before the other person.
  2. We played Around the World: The Ultimate Board Game. I did much better with this game because Davo has traveled several countries now and have met many people. Here were some of his favorite questions:
    • Indonesia was colonized by which of the following empires: A) Dutch B) American C) Chinese
    • From which country do Aborigines originate? Hint: Aborigines are the first inhabitants of this country.
    • Which group of people is referred to as Kiwis?
    • In which continent is the Great Barrier Reef located? Hint: It is the world’s longest coral structure

3. Davo and I went to the Apache Junction Public Library to check out a couple of books. We got Among the Hidden and The 39 Clues.

4. After I finished the first book of The 39 Clues, I got permission from his parents to make an account online to play the game. It was intriguing because you go on a mission and get clues from around the world to complete the mission.

5. We played Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars on the Wii. Davo had a hard time playing.

6. Davo got to play goalie when my family and I went to play soccer.

7. We enjoyed creating Circuits such as radios, a microphone that amplifies your voice, burglar alarms, lie detector, doorbells and much more!

8. Davo helped me with his Brain Benders puzzles. It was a good thing Davo has four paws to keep the pieces in place.

9. Davo helped I make homemade alfredo sauce for dinner. It was so scrumptious, and really easy to make! I was so glad we got to help make the dinner.

10. After dinner, we had a Nerf gun war. Since Davo is small, it was really difficult for me to hit him.

11. Davo helped me make a delicious dessert. We just put the pretzels on the cookie sheet and unwrapped Hersey kisses to place on top. After they melted, we stuck a peanut butter M & M on it. Yummy!

12. On New Year’s Eve, we tried to stay up real late to count down on the clock, but unfortunately Davo fell asleep at 9:45 pm. Playing all day wore him out.

I originally wrote this post from Mr. Davo Devil’s blog, with the help of Mr. Davo Devil.

What did you do to bring in the New Year?

Do you know any of the answers to Davo’s favorite Around the World questions?

If you went to my house, what of the things we did would be the most interesting for you?

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My Favorites, Student Blogging Challenge #9

November 20, 2011 by Ethan · 8 Comments · Books, Games, Sports, Student Blogging Challenge

What are your favorites? There are so many favorites in the world it’s hard just to pick one. I will be telling you about three of my favorites. The reason why I’m doing this is because of the student blogging challenge asked about our favorites.

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My favorite video game is Minecraft. I like Minecraft because I get to mine and build anything I want to. I’ve built an under ground house, I’ve also farmed, mined, and I’m breeding animals.

My favorite sport is soccer. I like soccer because it is fun to play. My family has played soccer too. This season, I’ve also made a goal in a game.

My favorite series of books is the Warriors series. I like the series because it’s about cats . They have to learn to live in the wild. It’s hard for them because there are clans, the clans fight each other for food and territory.

Now you know some of my favorites.

What are your favorites?

Did you know anything about my favorites?

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The Bad Beginning

April 16, 2011 by Tracy Watanabe · No Comments · Books

One day there where three children (Violet, Klaus, and Sunny BaudelairePicture 1) playing on the beach. All of a sudden Mr. Poe says to them “I’m so sorry, your house was on fire and now your parents are dead, now I’m suppose to be in charge of you.” (The next day) “I found you a guardian Count Olaf” Mr. Poe said. (When they get to his house) “Please wipe off your feet (even though it was very dirty)” Count Olaf said. The Baudelaires were not happy with their new home . Will they stay, or run away? Is Count Olaf a bad guy or good guy? You will find out if you read this book.

I would prefer this book.

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Warriors Into the Wild

April 16, 2011 by Tracy Watanabe · No Comments · Books

This book is about cats that live in the wild. Rusty is a cat in a twolegplace, he Picture 1goes out to hunt a mouse for fun, and soon discovers  there are cats that live in the woods. Rusty gets attacked by Graypaw (a cat in ThunderClan) Rusty beats Graypaw, the leader of ThunderClan (Bulestar) saw this and offers a invitation into ThunderClan. The next day Rusty waits for someone from ThunderClan, Whitestorm and Lionheart lead Rusty into ThunderClan. Rusty beats Lionheart and leaves a scar on the ear, now Rusty gets a new name Firepaw, Firepaw finds a new friend Ravenpaw and finds out that Redtail dies (ThunderClans Deputy). Now what will come next as the adventure continues, will Firepaw stay or will he go back as a soft kittypet life…

I would prefer this book.

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