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Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses
4.03
I'm not sure when Eric Litwin handed Pete the Cat over to James and Kimberly Dean, but I'm not enjoying them as much.

This one has Pete the Cat rather
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Oct 2013
Oct 01, 2013
 
Frostborn (Thrones & Bones, #1)
3.97
Karn is not happy with what is expected of him in life. He has no interest in taking over the family farm; he would much rather play the board game Th ...more
Feb 14, 2015
Feb 14, 2015
 
Odd Duck
4.02
Theadora is a very regimented duck. She enjoys her life and the structure she keeps in it. Then one day a duck of a different color moves in next door ...more
Aug 02, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
 
The Book of Mean People
3.30
This is a book told from the perspective of a young rabbit (child) about the mean people in his life. Let's talk about who the authors/illustrator are ...more
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
 
The Revenant
3.60
Interesting premises on this book: girl murdered by drowning haunts Cherokee National Female Seminary in the mid-19th century.

Wilhelmina Hammond is su
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Jan 18, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
 
Sacajawea
3.22
Beautiful, beautiful writing from J. Bruchac, as always. Sacajawea's story is told from alternating viewpoints, hers as well as William Clark's. Actua ...more
Apr 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
The Midwife's Apprentice
3.70
**spoiler alert** A young girl, on her own, finds the warmest spot to sleep in. One night she discovers the warmth of a dung heap and never leaves. Sh ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
 
Circle, Square, Moose
3.75
Moose is back in another installment of mayhem. In this one the narrator is trying to teach readers about shapes. However trouble begins when Moose ge ...more
Jan 09, 2015
Jan 09, 2015
 
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty
3.44
Gorse is the 13th child of a Shouting Fey mother and elven father. She is part of a family that has been forced out of the ancestral home (Under the H ...more
May 11, 2013
May 11, 2013
 
The Edge of the Water (Whidbey Island Saga, #2)
3.44
**spoiler alert** This book continues the story begun by author George, in The Edge of Nowhere. Becca King is now living in a treehouse provided by Se ...more
Sep 06, 2014
Sep 06, 2014
 
Brundibar
3.96
Fabulous! Wonderful! Amazing! There aren't enough words in any language to describe this book!

Aninku and Pepicek, brother and sister, wake up one morn
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Dec 14, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
 
Stanley, Flat Again!
3.88
Stanley Lambchop finds himself, once again, flat. This time he's frustrated. He's actually tired of being flat. It's not fun anymore. He does get to g ...more
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
 
Bystander
3.64
When Eric Hayes' father checks out of family life due to mental illness, Eric's mother decides to move him and his brother Rudy to Long Island where s ...more
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
 
Feathertop: Based on the Tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.77
A good retelling of Nathanial Hawthorne's tale. A village witch, Mother Rigby, wakes one morning and decides to build a scarecrow. Using spare kitchen ...more
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
 
Big Bug
3.82
Here's a great book for teaching the concept of perception and comparison. Readers first encounter a big bug, but then, when they turn the page, the b ...more
Dec 27, 2014
Dec 27, 2014
 
The Pink Party
3.29
Rather a confusing book about two girls who both love pink. Rose has issues when Valentina likes her pink lunchbox and pink rocking chair and then get ...more
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
 
How to Train a Train
4.02
A new favorite! Every child wants a pet, right? And some want a pet train. But how to does one go about choosing a pet train? And how in the world do ...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jan 03, 2014
 
Lucille's Snowsuit (Lucille the Pig)
3.73
Lucille's older brother and sister are going outside to enjoy the snow on a snow day. Lucille is told to put on her snowsuit before she goes out. In t ...more
May 13, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
Little Humans
4.09
Humans Of New York creator, Brandon Stanton, creates a children's picture book full of photos of children doing normal everyday, but also amazing, thi ...more
Dec 19, 2014
Dec 19, 2014
 
Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher
4.11
A humorous tale of a pig who hears about Shabbat dinner from a man waiting for the bus. The singing and lighting of candles intrigues him. However, fo ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
 
Marco Goes to School
2.79
A confusing book about a bird that is bored before his mother makes him go to school. Apparently he gets there really early and plays by himself until ...more
Mar 12, 2015
Mar 12, 2015
 
The Big Adventure of the Smalls
3.42
Paul and Sally Small are disappointed when they are sent to bed as their parents are readying for a party. Once the party has begun, Paul and Sally sn ...more
Dec 13, 2014
Dec 13, 2014
 
Minette's Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat
3.88
A new favorite of mine! This book is beautiful and fun!

Minette Mimosa McWilliams Child was not always a house cat. She used to be a street cat until J
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Jul 16, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
 
This Is What I Did
3.59
Logan's parents have moved to a different neighborhood, changed his schools, are taking him to a counselor. Nothing is helping. There are bullies in t ...more
Aug 09, 2014
Aug 09, 2014
 
Bully
3.89
Lyla is starting a new school. Like any kid she is nervous and very grateful when she meets Jaime, a fellow new student and they become fast friends. ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 03, 2014
 
The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1)
4.07
Lia is a First Daughter. She is an only daughter with 3 older brothers. Her life has been stifling since the age of 12 and her parents have tried to f ...more
Dec 2014
Nov 30, 2014
 
Chloe
3.55
Peter McCarty's new book is wonderfully illustrated as usual. It's the story of Chloe, the middle child of 21 kids. Her favorite time of the day is wh ...more
Sep 11, 2014
Sep 11, 2014
 
Death in the Air (The Boy Sherlock Holmes, #2)
3.89
The boy Holmes is back again. Now living with a down-on-his-luck apothecary, Holmes is trying to figure out what to do with his life now that his moth ...more
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
 
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
3.94
Ismae has been marked by Death since before she was born. Her body carries the large, ugly scar of the herbwitches brew used to try to abort her while ...more
Mar 20, 2015
Mar 20, 2015
 
Dragon's Extraordinary Egg
3.77
It's time for bed for Bib. But she doesn't want to go to sleep without a bedtime story; THE bedtime story. The one where a dragon who does not lay an ...more
Jan 09, 2015
Jan 09, 2015
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