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Scrap City Would you believe that under the ground right beneath your city was another city Would you believe it was populated with Scrappers people built of metal and glass and stone Jerome has no choice but

  • Title: Scrap City
  • Author: D.S. Thornton
  • ISBN: 9781623702977
  • Page: 338
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Scrap City By D.S. Thornton, Would you believe that under the ground, right beneath your city, was another city Would you believe it was populated with Scrappers, people built of metal and glass and stone Jerome has no choice but to believe it after he meets Arkie Arkie is a Scrapper, and he and Jerome quickly become friends maybe even brothers So when Arkie s city is in danger, Jerome knows he muWould you believe that under the ground, right beneath your city, was another city Would you believe it was populated with Scrappers, people built of metal and glass and stone Jerome has no choice but to believe it after he meets Arkie Arkie is a Scrapper, and he and Jerome quickly become friends maybe even brothers So when Arkie s city is in danger, Jerome knows he must help But helping Arkie means hurting Jerome s dad, the only real family Jerome still has .For ages 10 14.

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    1. My Thoughts This is amazing Arky the robot is sweet and kind He is a robot made up of scrap parts I am sure that my son dreams of finding his own Arky one day All the robot characters in this story are unique and fascinating.This story has a lot to offer as far as example goes It is one of friendship, trust, overlooking differences, loyalty, strength, and acceptance There are elements of adventure and problem solving The robot city described in this is sure to entertain most children I do want t [...]

    2. Review copy provided by NetgalleyThis book sucked me in and stole hours of sleep, something I don t get enough of as is, but I don t hold that against it because it gave me hours of pleasure in return It was hardly typical of the fantasy genre with the overabundance of robot like characters called Scrappers, but this was a worthwhile read in the fantasy genre.Jerome Barnes is a protagonist that comes with a lot of baggage His mother and his younger brother, Max, died tragically in an accident an [...]

    3. Covers can be deceptive can t they From the cover I imagined a light hearted, short romp almost cartoonish That is not what I got Don t get my wrong in the end I enjoyed it but it was 352 pages and the was arson, theft, heartbreak, and Not what I was expecting.While Jerome is at the town junkyard with his father and uncle he discovers Arkie a Scrapper a living, sentient being made of well junk Arkie takes Jerome underground to his city but along the way they discover oil Oil and water don t mix [...]

    4. For full review please go to 5girlsbookreviews, twitter camartinez and our Facebook page 5 Girls Book Reviews REVIEW BY Arianna, age 12 years, 9 monthsMAY CONTAIN SPOILER This book was magnificent and always had me on the edge of my seat I felt like I was dealing with deaths, scrappers, and a modern day villain I can not even imagine what Jerome is going through after the death of his mother and brother My favorite character is Willy Videlback because he is super funny and reminds me of a grandp [...]

    5. Scrap City was a book I wanted to love It had everything going for it fascinating characters, several subplots with an overarching theme, creative and brilliant ideas, and a thorough execution The ending of the book, in fact, was fantastic, and I wouldn t mind seeing a sequel The creativity alone was so good that I had to give the book another star.That being said, this book had quite a few problems This is the kind of book you read and realize that the main draft must have been full of grammati [...]

    6. Scrap City was such a cute and fun read Very creative too It was so hard not to enjoy The book does boast a good 345 pages, so it may seem a little daunting to some young readers However, I think that once they get into the story they will find themselves so immersed that they will barely come up for air until they are finished So what is Scrap City about It is about a young boy, Jerome, who stumbles upon something very interesting while in the scrap yard on the outskirts of his town While he is [...]

    7. Three adventurous kids fight to save a hidden city from an evil, selfish man, who tries to get away with murder Figuratively and literally.In this fictional novel by D.S Thornton, 11 year old Jerome, a loner with a tragic past, makes friends with a boy named Arkie Arkie is no ordinary boy Arkie is make of junk Arkie is a Scrapper He shows Jerome, a topsider, where he lives Smithytowne Smithytowne is home to many Scrappers, each one unique, each one made of junk, and each one alive But then, they [...]

    8. There were so many things I liked about this book and a few things that became a little uncomfortable I read about 80% percent of my books on an iPad, but I read this in paperback and it was wonderful The cover art is very cool, and gives just enough of a hint to the story line The physical dimensions are a little different, sort of small and compact but easy enough to hold open It feels a nice and balanced in your hands, which helps to get through the whole thing at 345 pages, it seems lengthy [...]

    9. Main character JeromeGoal To save the scrappers including ArkieBut The lifewater was what made things come to life, but the oil was altering itSo He became a help to the scrappersResult The scrappers were safe Akshat

    10. An unique and creative story about junk literally coming to life Cute Themes of belonging and family The girl is native American and barely a character I really dont know why she s on the cover But OMG the SIZE of the book It reads fast but it is 350 pages and extremely thick The story is interesting enough and moves at a good pace So if they re not intimidated by the size, it should be easy to stick with it My concern is that most won t even try it despite the adorable cover Since both stories [...]

    11. A unique and creative story about junk literally coming to life Cute Themes of belonging and family The girl is barely a character, I dont know why she s on the cover But OMG the SIZE of the book It reads fast but it is 350 and thick The story is interesting enough and moves at a good pace So if kids not intimidated by the size, it should be easy to stick with it My concern is that most won t even try it despite the adorable cover Since both stories to me were pretty average on a similar topic I [...]

    12. I received this novel through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review This is a fun, adventurous middle grade novel I requested it thinking it would be a fun, fast read, but I got much than that The children in this story are dealing with loss and heartache, among other things It definitely Probed deeper than I was expecting The characters were fun, original and well written The main characters seemed their age and not too grown up, which was nice The story was fun, the Scrapper history fasc [...]

    13. Scrap City reminded me of a lower grade Pixar movie definitely not a blockbuster but certainly an enjoyable read that delivers a larger message without hitting you over the head with it Good character development and world building and the story moved along at a good pace despite having to explain some of the backstory Characters are very likable or not, as the case may be and believable, even the non human ones Would have liked best friend Cici to be involved in the story than she was and she [...]

    14. I received a copy of this book in return for an honest review All opinions are my own This book was not what I was expecting From the cover it looked to be a kids fun book about robot people This was so much Jerome finds Arkie while exploring in the scrap yard while his dad negotiates Arkie is a scrapper, an alive being made up of scraps from the junk yard What Jerome uncovers is a magical world, right under his own Then something happens and Jerome has to help figure out what is going on with [...]

    15. Neat story, reminds me of the movie Robots, but with people added to the world A little bit of fantasy, loads of adventure, a little bit of heartbreak There are lots of pages, but the book reads fast Thanks Netgalley for the ARC

    16. Cute story about a boy who discovers a new world beneath a scrap yard where everything is made out of recycled materials Great ending as the boy and a friend save the day and put the bad guys out of business Great for lower middle grades.

    17. Like Hugo Then you ll like this fun read, which takes place beneath a junkyard in Texas where an entire city made of automatons live You ll love reading about Jerome and his ice chest buddy Arkie.

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