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3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  20 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
When Alex's father can't get home in time for her birthday, even his gift of a beautiful carousel can't make up for it. From the marvelous opening spread that shows Mom brushing Alex's hair to fabulous pictures of Alex and her carousel animals playing in the moonlight, Cummings has created a stunning book that will thrill youngsters with its magic. Full color.
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Published April 1st 1994 by Bradbury Press
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Tina Woods
May 18, 2015 Tina Woods rated it it was amazing
I like this book because it was about a birthday party and Alex said that she had ice-cream for her party and she had special friends who took a picture of her. Carousel reminded me of my party because she opened up presents like I did at my birthday party. I also got cake and ice-cream for my party. I also had to blow out my birthday candles. In closing, I like this book because it reminded me of my birthday party.
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Jul 02, 2011 Mindy rated it liked it
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What I loved about this book was that the main character is a young African-American girl who experiences a lot of unpopular emotions like ANGER! And the book does not skirt around this, but rather describes her perspective in depth and shows how she loses herself in a dream one night. Her father is involved and loving. Her mother disciplines her in a way that is appropriate. A lot of times, in kids' books, there isn't any discipline. In addition to this, only one relationship is often shown ...more
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Jan 26, 2013 Andrea Thomas, Greenville rated it really liked it
Shelves: diversity, family
This book would be great to use to teach character point of view. It also would be a great book to use with a family theme.
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I think if that was me I would have the worst birthday ever!!! I don't care for this book
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