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Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses
4.17
liked it
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
 
The Revenant
3.61
it was ok
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
 
The Story of Ferdinand
4.35
it was amazing
Ferdinand the Bull is not like the other young bulls. He doesn't like to run, jump and butt heads with the other calves. He likes to sit under his fav ...more
May 30, 2012
May 30, 2012
 
Beware of the Frog
3.85
it was amazing
A fabulous story about Mrs. Collywobbles who lives all alone at the edge of a dark forest. The only thing she has to protect her is her pet frog. When ...more
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
 
Frostborn (Thrones & Bones, #1)
3.87
really liked it
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
4.01
liked it
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
 
With or Without You
3.92
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Evan and Davis have been best friends since they were 11 and Davis moved into Evan's neighborhood. After realizing that both are gay ...more
Jan 24, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
 
The Book of Mean People
3.33
did not like it
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 Midwife's Apprentice
3.71
really liked it
**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
 
Magritte's Marvelous Hat
3.90
it was ok
Magritte the painter-dog finds a hat that he loves. It doesn't muss his hair or pinch his ears because it floats above his head! Magritte also learns ...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
 
Marco Goes to School
2.81
it was ok
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
 
Sacajawea
3.30
it was amazing
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
 
Hotel Bruce
4.01
really liked it
The story of grumpy Bruce Bear continues. Readers find Bruce bringing the Goslings back to the forest from having a fun-filled summer in Miami. But in ...more
Nov 04, 2016
Nov 04, 2016
 
Goodnight Already!
4.04
really liked it
Bear is so tired he's sure he could sleep for months. He settles down in his bed and falls asleep. Next door Duck is wide awake and he's bored. He hea ...more
Apr 09, 2016
Apr 09, 2016
 
Oink-a-Doodle-Moo
3.54
really liked it
Pig has a secret to pass on. He tells Rooster. Rooster passes it on to Cow. It goes from there. Each animal that passes the secret on adds their own p ...more
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
 
Circle, Square, Moose
3.74
really liked it
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
 
Mother Bruce
4.40
really liked it
Bruce Bear is always grumpy and he doesn't like anything except food. His favorite food of all time is eggs. When he finds a new recipe that calls for ...more
Nov 04, 2016
Nov 04, 2016
 
The Hired Girl
3.97
really liked it
Joan Skraggs is only 14-years-old. After her mother passed away she has the workload of a full grown woman. Her father and 3 brothers are unappreciati ...more
Mar 26, 2016
Mar 26, 2016
 
Too Busy Marco
3.45
liked it
A cute, maybe too busy, book about a bird that doesn't want to go to bed because he has too much to accomplish.
Jun 07, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
 
Alistair Grim's Odditorium (Odditorium, #1)
3.84
liked it
Grubb is an orphan of the London streets. When our story begins he is working as a chummy (chimney cleaner) for a rather loathsome man. When he become ...more
Jul 30, 2016
Jul 30, 2016
 
Dragon Was Terrible
3.94
really liked it
A village has a terrible dragon problem. The King invites knights to come tame the dragon. When that fails, the village people invite anyone to come h ...more
Oct 28, 2016
Oct 28, 2016
 
Dinosaur Kisses
3.90
really liked it
Dina the dinosaur finally hatches out of her egg and begins to explore the world. There so much to see and do! She starts by stomping and chomping. Th ...more
May 31, 2014
May 31, 2014
 
Below
3.52
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Cassie's family was not present when the mayor flipped a switch and drowned the town of Old Lower Grange. Residents then moved up th ...more
Dec 05, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
 
Splendors and Glooms
3.81
really liked it
Clara has been living in the shadow of her dead brothers and sisters for a long time. Every birthday and holiday her father and mother take her to the ...more
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
 
Brundibar
3.94
it was amazing
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
 
Sitting Ducks
4.07
liked it
A little white duck is hatched in a duck factory when his egg falls to the floor and cracks open. One of the factory worker alligators smuggles him ho ...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
 
The Edge of the Water (Whidbey Island Saga, #2)
3.50
liked it
**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
 
Snoring Beauty
3.68
it was ok
A fractured retelling of Sleeping Beauty. In this version a mouse is Sleeping Beauty's roommate. Mouse is getting married the next day and is trying t ...more
Jul 10, 2015
Jul 10, 2015
 
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty
3.44
really liked it
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
 
Bystander
3.64
liked it
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
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