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FORTUNE TELLERS CLUB 2: PLAYING WITH FIRE

Author: Dotti Enderle

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Publisher: Llewellyn Books,

Material: paperback

Summary: Anne has a crush on Eric, the best and cutest football player. She turns to her friends in the Fortune Tellers Club to help her find out if Eric likes her, too. Just when they think they’ve figured things out, there are mysterious fires at school. This is the second in the series of middle-reader mysteries.

Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, independent reading, read aloud book, reluctant reader

Recommended Age: read together: 8 to 12; read yourself: 9 and up

Interest Level: 8 to 13

Reading Level: 3.8

Age of Child: Teen STAR Review Team, Be the Star You Are!™

Young Reader Reaction: I thought this was a good book. I would recommend this book to students in fifth and sixth grades.

Adult Reader Reaction: This is a great middle-school page turner. There's mystery to keep the pages turning and some creative problem solving, too.

Pros: Even at the end, you're not totally sure "who dunnit".

Cons: None…unless you are strongly averse to the mystical arts, even in fiction.

Borrow or Buy: Buy. The Fortune Tellers Club is a nice, value-priced set of mysteries for 4th to 6th grade readers.

If You Liked This Book, Try: FORTUNE TELLERS CLUB 3: THE MAGIC SHADES   I'll DO THE RIGHT THING   FORTUNE TELLERS CLUB 7: THE BURNING PENDULUM

Educational Themes: It's a nice story for someone other than a 12-year-old's parents to remind them that things/people aren't always as they seem.

Literary Categories: Fiction - mystery, adventure, middle grade series, friendship

Date(s) Reviewed: March 2004, June 2006

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