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The Storm Maker's Tipi
3.78
This book is definitely for the upper grade levels as it gives instructions to build a tipi using spatial drawings, and even with the written instruct...more
Sep 20, 2009
Sep 20, 2009
 
Seaman's Journal: On the Trail with Lewis and Clark
4.13
Seaman's Journal was intriguing as telling Lewis and Clark's adventure from the dog's point of view made the historical facts refreshing and interesti...more
Sep 21, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
 
Apples To Oregon: Being The (Slightly) True Narrative Of How A Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, And Cherries (And Children) Across The Plains
3.94
I love the pictures in this book, as they are very expressive. A child who did not know how to read could look at this book and see from the descripti...more
Sep 18, 2009
Sep 20, 2009
 
The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians
4.09
This book has a more complex plot line then other picture books, as it is in chronological order as well in a circular plot. The passing of time can m...more
Sep 18, 2009
Sep 20, 2009
 
My Name Is Yoon
4.16
The book shows insight on a child's viewpoint of immigrating to a new culture, and the struggle the student goes through, with trying to adapt. The la...more
Sep 15, 2009
Sep 16, 2009
 
Rosa
4.31
Rosa Parks is consider a hero for her actions of not giving up her spot on a bus, but the book, Rosa, humanize her with showing the events that lead u...more
Sep 20, 2009
Sep 20, 2009
 
My Big Brother
3.67
This book could bring comfort for a child who has a sibling or a parent in the military, as the character is easy to identify with. The book also show...more
Sep 21, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
 
Olivia And The Missing Toy
4.17
The language and sizing of the wording really captures a child's attitude, and the pictures are perfect in reiterating the words. The darkening of col...more
Sep 15, 2009
Sep 16, 2009
 
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
4.21
This book could be considered the children form of George Orwell's Animal Farm, as the animals go on strike against the farmer, and we can read their...more
Sep 24, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
 
Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
3.84
The pictures in this book are very inventive as the take up the entire page and tell a background story of a cat and mouse not told in the text. They...more
Sep 21, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
 
Petunia
4.03
The overall concept of this book is that books equal knowledge, and not understanding a book can lead to catastrophe. This is a little extreme for chi...more
Sep 21, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
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