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Monday, March 9, 2015

Remembering Kaylee Cooper a Book Review

A 5-star rating
Remembering Kaylee Cooper is an intriguing story between reality and the unknown. The author does a wonderful job of narrating a story of a preteen boy and a girl caught between two worlds. I found this book to be very engaging and just the perfect length for young readers. Follow Alex on the adventure of a lifetime and find yourself in an engrossing story of coming to age and being caught between this world and beyond. Once I began reading this book, I couldn’t put it down, and thought how my own children would enjoy reading this story. If you are looking for a good book to read and like the stories about life in middle school and ghost stories you will surely enjoy reading this book. This book was written for the middle class or junior high level children, ages 10-14, and many children would be able to relate to this book on many levels.
From the back of the book, Kaylee Cooper is certain that Alex will become friends with a ghost this year. Alex thinks that he is far too old to be listening to a first grader and encourages Kaylee to stop jeopardizing his important sixth grade social life. Kaylee doesn’t listen and finds awkward ways to spend as much time with Alex as possible, even if it means following him into the boy’s washroom.

Fed up, Alex develops a strategic plan to ultimately help him get rid of Kaylee Cooper for good.

However, he soon learns about the mysterious legend of Screaming Ridge that pulls an unlikely group of friends together, including the girl of his dreams, and the school’s meanest bully. When they discover that the legend is real, and that Kaylee Cooper is at the core of the mystery, Alex stares death in the face and helps save her from an eternal life of misery and confusion.
This book covers many of the issues children are dealing with in Junior High and this story can help give these children solutions to dealing with these issues.
About the Author Christopher Francis
Born in Brisbane, Australia, Christopher was accepted at age 19 into Sheridan College's Animation program before earning a degree in sociology from McMaster University. He then enjoyed a two-year adventure overseas working with children, before completing his Bachelor of Education degree at New York University. He is now teaching junior and intermediate level students in Burlington, Ontario.
Through his work with children, he found writing and illustrating to be one of his passions. Currently working on a middle grade series, he recently completed and illustrated the first three books. He has also created seven other children's picture books and illustrated Children's novels for independent authors.  Want to more about Christopher's books or his illustrations?
Here is a sample of his illustrations
Check out his website and contact Chris at http://www.francisart.com
Get your copy today on Amazon.