Kids BookCase Club August 2019 Subscription Box Review & 50% Off Coupon – PRE TEEN

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BookCase.Club now has a subscription for children of all ages – the Kids BookCase Club! Starting at $9.99 each month, you’ll get a monthly shipment of handpicked books that you and your kids will surely love. Each BCCKids case comes with three handpicked children’s books, chosen to ignite the imagination and inspire creativity.

You can customize the subscription depending on your child’s gender and age range. Available age categories are newborn to 2 years old, 2 to 4 years old, 5 to 6 years old, 7-8 years old, and pre-teen.

This is the review of the pre-teen box!

DEAL: Use code crate50 at checkout and get 50% off your first month!

The books are wrapped in tissue paper. We’re so excited to take out the books from the box!

The books arrived in great condition.

Everything in my box!

Spy on History: Victor Dowd and the World War II Ghost Army ($8.98)

Your mission: Find Victor Dowd’s missing sketchbook. And discover one of the most unusual stories of World War II.

Meet the 603rd Camouflage Engineers, better known as the Ghost Army. This group of artists and sound engineers were trained to deceive the Germans in World War II with everything from fake tanks to loudspeakers broadcasting the sound of marching troops. And meet Victor Dowd, a real-life sergeant who with his fellow Ghost Army troops fought his way from Normandy, through France, and eventually across the Rhine.

Second in the Spy on History series, it’s a compelling story of a little-known chapter from the war—and a mystery to solve. Using spycraft materials included in a sealed envelope, readers will discover and unravel the clues embedded in the book’s text and illustrations, and uncover the mystery of Victor Dowd’s missing sketchbook.

It’s a historical fiction and an interactive story at that!

Inside the book, there are several spycraft materials to help you uncover the story’s mysteries.

The book includes full-page illustrations. They’re in black and white, with some red details.

At the back of the book, there are codes that you need to make sense of using the tools provided. Aside from learning about history, these additional activities make the whole experience entertaining and thrilling!

The Game Masters Of Garden Place by Denis Markell ($16.89)

A quirky Dungeons & Dragons-inspired adventure that will appeal to gamers and readers of the Mr. Lemoncello’s Library series.

What if your favorite fantasy game characters showed up on your doorstep IRL?

Sixth graders Ralph, Jojo, Noel, Persephone, and Cammi are hooked on fantasy tabletop role-playing games. When they somehow manage to summon their characters to Ralph’s house, things take a truly magical turn!

The five are soon racing around town on a wild adventure that tests their both their RPG skills and their friendship. Will Ralph and crew be able to keep their characters out of trouble? Trying to convince a sticky-fingered halfling rogue not to pickpocket or a six-foot-five barbarian woman that you don’t always have to solve conflicts with a two-handed broadsword is hard enough. How will they ever send the adventurers back to their mystical realm?

The book cover already gave us a clue on what this book is all about… video games! Well, role-playing games to be exact.

Aside from the fantasy elements that kept us on the edge of our seats, we love that it dabbles on social issues and tells us a heartwarming tale of friendship at the same time.

There are hilarious scenes and light moments as well!

The book has great pace and depth, I don’t think we’ll ever get tired of it!

The Stars Of Summer by Tara Dairman ($13.59)

In this charming sequel to All Four Stars, eleven-year-old foodie Gladys Gatsby now has her first published review under her belt and is looking forward to a quiet summer of cooking and reviewing. But her plans quickly go awry when her friend Charissa Bentley delivers Gladys’s birthday gift: a free summer at Camp Bentley. As Gladys feared, camp life is not easy: she struggles to pass her swim test and can’t keep the other campers happy while planning lunches. The worst part is she can’t seem to get away from the annoying new “celebrity” camper and sneak away for her latest assignment—finding the best hot dog in New York City. But when it turns out her hot dog assignment was a dirty trick by a jealous reviewer, Gladys’s reviewing career may be over forever.

It’s the second book in the All Four Stars series. If you love middle-grade contemporary fiction, this one’s for you!

The main character, Gladys Gatsby, is so adorable and relatable.

It’s a fun and entertaining tale, although it would have been better if we were able to read the first book of this series.

The story’s humor is on point as well!

BookCase.Club gave us three fantastic reads for this month! Each story offers something new and exciting, we simply couldn’t pick a favorite because they’re all so good. One is interactive, which even included codes to crack, and the second one is all about video games and friendship. The last book is interesting as well, and our only complaint is that it’s the second book in the series and we don’t have a copy of the first one, but we will pick up a copy! All in all, it’s still a great subscription for any pre-teen reader. We’re already excited for next month!

Have you tried BookCase.Club? What are you currently reading?

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