I Need My Monster
4.24
Wonderful creative way to dispell a fear of the dark when a boy dismisses monsters that are NOT up to his standards!
not set
Jun 16, 2012
 
Amy's Light
4.22
Pictures: not to be missed. Ethereal, life-like and magical. Wonderful book- great for 2012 SRP theme "Night"
May 2012
Jun 16, 2012
 
Monsters Eat Whiny Children
3.55
Wish the ending was more dramatic than it is....kids think cucumber snadwiches are gross, so wish it was peanut butter.
not set
Jun 16, 2012
 
1,000 Places to See Before You Die
3.81
I highly recommend driving across the country or partly across the USA at least once.

I love the NY Adirondacks, Alaska's southern coast and greenery A
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Jan 2006
May 16, 2008
 
Going Bovine
3.65
Thought I would hate, but wound up really liking it. The fact that Gnomeo the movie is coming out made me have a hankering for a gnome book and this f ...more
Feb 20, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
 
The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt (Judy Moody and Stink:)
4.14
Got the Audio out for Amelia and she thought it was too boring- I kinda agree. The reader wasn't very good.
not set
Sep 06, 2011
 
Celandine (Touchstone Trilogy, #2)
3.79
Love the fantasy of the little people and really like Celandine - or Dinah- so far. We'll seee...
not set
Apr 26, 2010
 
Tales from Outer Suburbia
4.33
Truly amazing mind and wonderful artist. I really loved this book I may have to go and buy it!
Oct 11, 2009
Nov 11, 2009
 
Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months
4.24
We have the mini library- my kid loved this one, and she love chicken soup, too!
not set
Sep 15, 2012
 
The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop
3.78
Excellent book for the 7-10 year old set. Will be recommending. Quite the magical adventure. Hope there are more sequels coming soon!
Apr 02, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
 
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
4.07
One of my all-time favorite books....so sweet, sad and happy all in one book! Love it!
not set
Dec 11, 2013
 
Fergus Crane (Far-Flung Adventures, #1)
3.84
thoroughly enjoyable! I want more! Illustrations are the best..characters are great...
not set
Jan 19, 2010
 
Russell and the Lost Treasure
4.05
We just LOVE Russel and his wonderful hat. His buddy the frog is cute, too!
not set
Apr 30, 2011
 
The Wild Things
3.46
Just watched the movie he wrote....going to read the "Furry" edition next!
not set
Jan 11, 2011
 
The Book of Air and Shadows
3.36
So far, so good....I lived and visited a lot of places in this book in NYC, so it helped to imagine the context...Slow read, though.

Finished it...VERY
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Nov 10, 2009
Nov 11, 2009
 
Diary of a Wombat
4.25
Sweet book about an adorable animal who quickly trains his humans!
not set
May 21, 2015
 
Art & Max
4.04
Absolutely wonderful...will be read again and again...so clever!!!
not set
Jan 11, 2011
 
The One and Only Ivan
4.20
Too depressing for my commute- will try again some other time, maybe
Mar 27, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
 
Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species
4.06
Awesome, informative, a little nerdy, and very well done. Good read!
not set
Sep 13, 2009
 
The Wednesday Sisters
3.48
Wonderful book about the friends who inspire each other to write and to be better people.. Highly rec - fast read, set in the late sixties/seventies w ...more
May 12, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
 
In the Shadow of Gotham (Simon Ziele, #1)
3.47
Just began and can't put it down....very good mystery so far!
not set
May 12, 2010
 
Fortunately, the Milk
4.03
Loved it! A good tall tale makes the heart feel good!
Nov 2013
Jan 14, 2014
 
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
3.83
I am about half-way through this book and while it is original, it does not appeal to me like Hugo Cabret.
Jan 19, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
 
The Lovely Bones
3.73
I read this when it came out.
I gave it a good review because it was the type of novel that caused a distinct reaction, as these reviewers so eagerly
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not set
Apr 04, 2008
 
Frankie Works the Night Shift
3.79
Awesome story, awesome pictures. Kids LOVE this!
May 2012
Jun 16, 2012
 
Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
3.80
Love the historical detail!
Dec 2009
Dec 15, 2009
 
Just So Stories
4.09
Nobody does it like Rudyard!
not set
Nov 11, 2009
 
The BIG Blue Book of Beginner Books
4.30
Love this one!!!!
Oct 04, 2009
Nov 11, 2009
 
The Order of Odd-Fish
3.99
This book is unique, queer, and decidedly odd. From talking cockroaches to flying, battling ostriches, to fish that transport houses, this is one wild ...more
Jul 15, 2009
Jun 19, 2008
 
The Poe Shadow
3.10
Toooo Looong..........could have wrapped up faster with less drawn-out plot. I enjoyed the ending and the beginning, but the middle nearly killed me. ...more
Apr 09, 2009
Apr 13, 2008
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