Daily Archives: April 14, 2014

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Title:  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs

3-Sentence Summary: Young Jacob grew up believing in the stories that his grandfather told him about “the monsters” and about living in a home with “peculiar” children who could do amazing things. Fifteen years old now, Jacob doesn’t believe in these “fairy tales” anymore. But after a tragedy befalls his grandfather, Jacob learns that his grandfather’s stories maybe not be just stories after all.

Six-word Review: Boy finds peculiar children, faces danger.

I began reading this book because…I had been searching for good book to read online and I came across this. I decided to read it because everyone said it was good.

I kept reading because…It had such great use of language and there was tragedy that made me want to keep on reading.

I couldn’t get enough of…The imagery that was put into my head as I kept on reading. There was also some mystery and plot twists in this that I loved. There wasn’t anything I didn’t like about this book.

If the main character was in a high school yearbook they would be voted most like to…uncover strange secrets about his grandfather and meet peculiar children.

If the main character was stuck on a deserted island..he would find a boat.  😉

The sequel to this book, Hollow City, is already out, and they’re making a movie!


–Aldo, 17, Teen Center Adviser