Saturday, March 26, 2011

Emily's Fortune by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


Grades: 3-6

Committee annotation:

Eight year old Emily sets off on a rip-roarin’ ride as she travels by stagecoach in a Wild West adventure. She teams up with a boy named Jackson to outsmart her wicked uncle who wants her fortune.

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Author website: none.

11 comments:

  1. Tiara L. SFE burrivilleOctober 31, 2011 at 6:53 AM

    I read the book Emily’s Fortune and I thought that it was great. I thought that it was great because it was really funny because of the way they spoke. I also liked it because they went on a fun adventure which is what I like in books. Other thoughts that I have about this book is that it was cool that all of Emily’s friends names went together to be ready, aim and fire. Another part that I liked in this book was that Emily and Jackson became friends and helped each other through the journey anyone that like adventure books will enjoy this book very much. Jackson especially helped Emily a lot.

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  2. Tiara L. SFE BurrllivilleOctober 31, 2011 at 6:54 AM

    I read the book Emily’s Fortune and I thought that it was great. I thought that it was great because it was really funny because of the way they spoke. I also liked it because they went on a fun adventure which is what I like in books. Other thoughts that I have about this book is that it was cool that all of Emily’s friends names went together to be ready, aim and fire. Another part that I liked in this book was that Emily and Jackson became friends and helped each other through the journey anyone that like adventure books will enjoy this book very much. Jackson especially helped Emily a lot.

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  3. Jenna D,Steere Farm Elementry SchoolNovember 1, 2011 at 6:57 AM

    Emily’s Fortune
    I read the book Emily’s Fortune, it is a very good book and it is very funny. The book is about a girl named Emily and a boy named Jackson that have to get her to her aunt far away without the bandits getting her. It is also about Emily and Jackson helping each other along the way. It is also funny because Emily has a turtle that is Emily’s best friend; it was a good funny book. I think it is a really good book for 4th graders and if you like things that are funny, this book is really good.

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  4. Emma S Grade 5 SFENovember 1, 2011 at 7:00 AM

    I read the book Emily’s Fortune and I loved the book I loved the book because it was set in the past and I liked to read about the past. I liked the book because there was a lot of action in the story. My favorite part in the book is when Jackson helps Emily get to her aunt’s house and they because very good friends. I think this book is good for people who like action and good friendship.

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  5. Ross L. Grade 5, Sterre Farm, BurrillvilleNovember 7, 2011 at 7:08 AM

    I read the book Emily’s Fortune and I thought it was a great book. I also think that this book was good because the book has a lot of action in it and I like action. Also the book was good because there where parts in the book that I really liked in it. But another reason that the book was really good because it was a really fun book to read. I would rate this book 5 stars because it was really fun to read.

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  6. I read Emily’s Fortune. I didn’t like this book. All it was about was a girl named Emily tries to get to her aunt’s house. I didn’t like this book because it wasn’t the kind of reading I like. I like adventure books I also like comedy books. Emily’s Fortune was neither of those things. Besides it wasn’t even my level book it was way too easy. Also some pages had only had a few ridiculously too big words. I didn’t see how that was a fourth grade level book, or even a third grade book. I didn’t like this book at all. The book was pointless, I love reading but this book just wasn’t good. But if you want to read a book about a girl running around the state you will like this. This book was about well I basically explained the book. So she meets a boy that teaches her to climb a tree. Dumb right, that’s why I didn’t like Emily’s Fortune. This is why I don’t like Emily’s Fortune.
    Paul M Steere Farm Eleentary School Burillville

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  7. I read the book Emily’s Fortune I really liked because it was a very jam packed it wasn’t slow moving.

    Emily is an 8yr old girl who became an orphan. She was riding in a carriage with her mom and Ms. Luella Nash. One day on their way home the carriage tipped over and killed her mom and the other lady. Emily’s only family left is her greedy uncle Victor and her aunt Hilda. She took a train to go live with her aunt. On the way she met a boy named Jackson and they became good friends. He helped her disguise herself as a boy so her uncle and the child catching lady wouldn’t find her. They wanted the fortune that she inherited from her mom. Emily is saved by her Aunt Hilda. She adopted both her and her friend Jackson. Emily is an 8yr old girl who became an orphan. She was riding in a carriage with her mom and Ms. Luella Nash. One day on their way home the carriage tipped over and killed her mom and the other lady. Emily’s only family left is her greedy uncle Victor and her aunt Hilda. She took a train to go live with her aunt. On the way she met a boy named Jackson and they became good friends. He helped her disguise herself as a boy so her uncle and the child catching lady wouldn’t find her. They wanted the fortune that she inherited from her mom. Emily is saved by her Aunt Hilda. She adopted both her and her friend Jackson.

    Jake R.
    Steer Farm Elementary Burrillville

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  8. I love this book I love all books but this one is the best buuut,the strange case of origami yoda is the beeeeeeest

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  9. I read the book Gator on the loose by sue stauffacher It was about a girl who helps he dad and family ketch wild animals. The girl works with her grandmother as answering the phone for the company. They have to go to go to the city pool to ketch an alligator. She has a little brother that is crazy and wants to ketch the alligator. He scares the alligator out of the water but the alligator is to fast for the dad and the family. The city pool has a fake alligator and they have to get the alligator out from the fake alligator. They cover the fake alligator with a trash bag and ketch the alligator.
    I reccomend this book to people whe like a good book.
    AustinB
    steere Farm Elementry
    Burrivile

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  10. Paul M
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    12/9/11


    I read Emily’s Fortune. I didn’t like this book. All it was about was a girl named Emily tries to get to her aunt’s house. I didn’t like this book because it wasn’t the kind of reading I like. I like adventure books I also like comedy books. Emily’s Fortune was neither of those things. Besides it wasn’t even my level book it was way too easy. Also some pages had only had a few ridiculously too big words. I didn’t see how that was a fourth grade level book, or even a third grade book. I didn’t like this book at all. The book was pointless, I love reading but this book just wasn’t good. But if you want to read a book about a girl running around the state you will like this. This book was about well I basically explained the book. So she meets a boy that teaches her to climb a tree. Dumb right, that’s why I didn’t like Emily’s Fortune. This is why I don’t like Emily’s Fortune.

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  11. This was a chilling story about 9 year old Emily and I enjoyed reading it with my friends.

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