Tag archives for Book Bloggers
They’re just like you–they LOVE reading and they’re not afraid to tell us if they like (or totally dislike) a book. Plus, they have other cool talents and interests that make us glad to have them as our new friends.
THE DOGEARED CREW
ANUVA, AGE 10
Anuva is a sweet, smart, straight-A student. She is a big reader, and she especially enjoys books with vivid descriptions, like Charlotte’s Web. She also writes her own poems! Her favorite place to read is on the couch after lunch. She also plays the piano and clarinet. She used to have a goldfish, and hopes to get a dog someday. Last year she was a student reporter for Weekly Reader magazine, and got to interview two Camp Rock stars! She loves pizza and Indian food.
ELIZABETH, AGE 14
Elizabeth’s family describes her as being goofy, quirky, and smart. She has two dogs named Hudson and McKenzie. She likes to read whenever and wherever she can but her favorite reading spot is in her room with one of her dogs. She is 14 years old. Her favorite color is aqua.
HUNTER, AGE 10
Hunter is a fifth grader who loves the color green and eating tacos. His parents say that he’s responsible and curious (but can also be stubborn), while his friends describe him as funny and smart. (Hunter thinks they’re all right!) Hunter is a big reader with a collection of all kinds of books, and he likes to read pretty much anywhere! When he’s not in between the covers of a good book, you can find him in the swimming pool–he’s on a year-round swim team, and he loves to play “Sharks and Minnows” when he’s not swimming laps.
JOSHUA, AGE 14
Joshua is sometimes called “a walking dictionary.” He is 14 years old. His favorite color is red and his favorite food is steak. He has a whole bunch of hobbies, including writing, playing video games, playing the drums (and piano!), and studying history and politics. He doesn’t have any pets, but he has a younger sister who is very creative and artistic.
KENNAN, AGE 13
Kennan lives with a dog named Bailey, a fish named Jaws, and a singing and dancing little sister. He is an artist, and has drawn so many pictures that his parents have no idea where to put them. When he’s not drawing or reading in bed late at night, he likes to spend his time fishing. Last year he even went on a deep sea fishing excursion in the Bahamas, and caught more fish than anyone else on the trip! He is always willing to lend a helping hand, and does his best at everything he tries. His favorite color is blue, and his favorite food is pizza.
KYLE, AGE 13
Kyle is 13 years old and is described as being weird, smart, shy, funny, and a little crazy! He has a pavilion dog named Sydney and two guinea pigs. His favorite food is steak and his favorite color is dark blue. When he’s not reading on the school bus, Kyle loves to play the trumpet and play baseball.
PARKER, AGE 11
Parker is 11, and he’s the extra smart big brother to THREE younger brothers…oh, and a dog named Sonny. Though technically, Sonny the dog is much older since he’s more than 80 in dog years! Parker likes to read, swim, and play soccer, basketball, and football with friends, He is also a Boy Scout. When he’s not busy with all these awesome activities, you might find him playing Guinness Book of World Records on his Nintendo DS.
SHEILA, AGE 14
Sheila is a big reader. She always has a big stack of books on her nightstand so she can pick the perfect book to fit her mood. She belongs to her school’s book club, works on her school newspaper, and practices yoga. She’s quirky with a dry sense of humor–perfect for her place as the “peacemaker” between her older and younger sister. She loves taking pictures, collecting state quarters, the color sky blue, and spending time with her dog Sophie.
TAMAR, AGE 10
Tamar is smart and serious, but she also has a funny side. She loves to dance, sing, and play the piano. Her favorite place to curl up with the Abby Hayes series is on the couch in the family room (it’s super-comfy, and good for relaxing). She doesn’t have any pets, but she does have two older sisters! Last year she took a trip to Israel to visit friends and family and to see the sights. She loves to eat hearts of palm, and her favorite color is pink.
BRADEN, AGE 7
Braden is a brother to DogEared bloggers Jordan and Reed. He’s smart and cute, and weird to boot! (Well, OTHER people say he’s cute. He’s not sure about it himself.) When he’s not reading, he likes to bike and play on the computer. He also belongs to a writing club. His favorite color is red, and his favorite foods are blueberries and tortellini.
ELEANOR, AGE 12
Eleanor is in the sixth grade and has an older sister named Claire who is in high school. She also has two miniature schnauzers named Rudy and Lucy who are rescue dogs. Eleanor plays the violin, sings in her school chorus, and made her stage debut last year in a musical called “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” based on the children’s book by Jon Sciezka. She plays soccer and basketball. Her favorite place to go on vacation is Cape Cod with her family.
EMELIE, AGE 14
Emelie lives in a house packed full with a sister, brother,
two cats, and three dogs! She loves to eat salmon sushi. She describes
herself as being interesting, crazy, creative, smart… and humble,
too! The best gift she ever received was to switch from public school
to being homeschooled because it gave her more freedom to be creative.
She writes, draws, crochets, and even designs shoes. Her favorite color
is green. She likes to read on her bean bag chair and in the car on
HANNAH, AGE 12
Hannah is in middle school this year and is learning to play volleyball AND the trumpet. She is already a fantastic swimmer (even little sis DogEared blogger Isabel says so!) and she also loves to ride horses. Usually, she reads in her bedroom where she can just close the door and escape into a good book…just as long as Kizmet, the family goldendoodle (a dog that’s part poodle and golden retriever) doesn’t interrupt.
ISABEL, AGE 10
Isabel, or Izzy as she’s sometimes called, says she is friendly, helpful, and smart (especially in math!). People think she’s funny…and most times, she’s not EVEN trying. She’s just a natural comedienne. Isabel’s two loves? Peanut butter and soccer. She plays year-round. And she’ll eat peanut butter on anything…sandwich, banana, or apples. (Hmm…how about on a soccer ball??)
JORDAN, AGE 14
sis Jordan has two younger brothers (DogEared bloggers Reed and Braden)
and has dog, a cat, and one fish. Jordan is a gutsy girl who went
surfing in Costa Rica this summer. She is also on a synchronized
skating team called the Ice Angels. Funny, outgoing, energetic, and
nice, Jordan is also a bit of a drama queen and likes to star in
LILY, AGE 12
Lily is a jazz dancer and gymnast who lives in a house full of pets–almost too many to count! She’s outgoing, sweet, and funny. Her favorite places to read are in bed before she goes to sleep (so she can dream about the book) and by a pond in the summer. This summer she visited Washington, D.C. and had a chance to tour the White House garden. In addition to dancing and gymnastics, Lily plays basketball and soccer.
MAIREN, AGE 14
Mairen is a 14-year-old self-described nerd who loves to learn and read ’til the wee hours of the morning. She has two younger brothers and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Skittles. Her favorite book is Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which she’s read countless times. Her favorite color is green, and her favorite food is chocolate-chip cookies. (Hmmm, what about green chocolate-chip cookies?) For her birthday this year, she got her own laptop!
REED, AGE 11
Reed says he’s cool, funny and weird (and proud of it!)…and he LOVES to play hockey! His family (including big sis DogEared blogger Jordan) just rescued a racing greyhound dog named Jibber, so he spends a lot of his time taking care of her and Archie the cat, and the two hermit crabs, King Crab and Donald…And he loves to play hockey. (Did we mention that he loves to play hockey?!?)
WILL, AGE 9
Will is a big-time animal lover (he has a cat at home) who also likes playing video games with his older brother Amory. He loves building Star Wars creations with Legos, playing basketball and hanging out with friends. He is kind, generous and loves to make people laugh. His FAVORITE food is chicken nuggets and french fries but roasted chicken made by Will is a very close second. He hopes to one day be in the Guinness Book of Records for breaking some kind of record (like most french fries eaten in one sitting!