Book Title: Summer Of The Woods
Author: Steven K. Smith
Publisher: MyBoys3 Press
Genre: Fiction/ Mystery
Available On: Amazon
Hello My Readers,
Today I will be reviewing a book “The Virginia Summer Of The Woods” which is Book 1 under the series of “The Virginia Mysteries” I have recently gotten from my son’s bookshelf. I have gifted this book to my son Divik 2 months ago. His curiosity to get rest of the books in series pushed me to grab the book from his bookshelf and give it a read. Eventually I too become fond of Virginia Mysteries series. So here goes my review without spoiling the climax of the tale.
Steven K. Smith is the author of 3 series, The Virginia Mysteries, Brother Wars, and Final
Kingdom these series are exquisite for middle-grade readers! He lives in Richmond, Virginia, with his wife and three sons. Born and raised in rural northwestern New Jersey, he moved to Virginia in 2011 and quickly fell in love with its history and charm.
His books in the popular series of Virginia Mysteries are:
The Virginia Mysteries Series
Book 1 – Summer of the Woods
Book 2 – Mystery on Church Hill
Book 3 – Ghosts of Belle Isle
Book 4 – Secret of the Staircase
Book 5 – Midnight at the Mansion
Book 6 – Shadows at Jamestown
Book 7 – Spies at Mount Vernon
Book 8 – Escape from Monticello
Book 9 – Pictures at the Protest
The Book Summer Of The Woods is the story of “Derek,” 10, and his younger brother “Sam,” 8. In this installment of the series, they’ve recently relocated to Virginia, where they’re living in a forest house with something amidst; a priceless 60-year coin collection that’s been stolen from a neighboring museum. This remote escapade is packed with unexpected turns and astonishing revelations. There’s no time like now! Take a look at the book and see how these two boys manage to overcome all of the challenges that stand in their way.
I highly recommend this authentic reading for many reasons, primary it contains many learning opportunities about many coins an example of them is the Indian Head cent of 1877.
This book is perfect for people that want an original taste of Indiana Jones in their reading collection, and furthermore, kids of all ages can love this book with up to 101 pages of pure fun, and suspense. Addition to this it is a diverse undergo when you read it for the first time.
Secondary, being at home most of the time it is getting harder to grab a taste of the outside world and if you are a reading lover this will fill in that spot for you!
- Diverse, it branches out in a lot of topics like, character development, facts and evidence, no loopholes(That weren’t answered in the series), and a well tied together experience, bringing joy to a reader’s bookshelf
- Enriching experience, it provides information and lessons that can be used in the real world,(like to look before you leap and such.) or just to share an interesting fact to your friends and family.
- Versatile Age Group, whether you are a senior, or a elementary grade kiddo you are sure to enjoy this group, it combines the mystery genre well with a good reach of an audience.
As for the misses, I did not find any misses this book did a good job captivating my attention!
Overall, I like this book and am looking forward to finishing the series and providing you with more delectable reviews! This novel kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time, leaving me wondering what would happen next. This is a great book to add to your collection of anecdotes. On the basis of easy to understand language with the standard set of vocabulary, I would like to rate this book 4 out of 5.
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