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The Kite Runner
4.21
This is one of the best books that i have ever read. I am almost tempted to say it's THE best. Never in my life have I had such a hard time separating...more
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Apr 22, 2011
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
When I first started reading this book, I was skeptical about whether or not it could compare with the Kite Runner. However, as I continued reading, I...more
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Jul 02, 2011
 
By The Dawn's Early Light
4.19
This book is so good! It represents the true meaning of patriotism that so many of us seem to have forgotten. To me, there's nothing more important th...more
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Mar 24, 2011
 
Chrysanthemum
4.29
This is a perfect book to read near the beginning of school when children are still getting to know one another and accept each other. Attempting to c...more
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Sep 01, 2010
 
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
4.32
This book is one of those books where you have to take a step back after you read it and go "wow!" I have the power to do anything my heart desires, a...more
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Oct 07, 2010
 
Lorax
4.36
This book is so juvenile yet so profound in it's message at the same time. The unique style of Dr.Seuss automatically guarantees that most children wi...more
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Aug 26, 2010
 
This is the Teacher
3.70
This book is so lighthearted and humorous that it engages while also making children think about their behavior at school. It's a story that sequences...more
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Oct 20, 2010
 
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
4.15
This book is so engaging to children because it is very far fetched. It is written in such a way that one cannot help but to use their imagination.It...more
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Sep 07, 2010
 
The Dot
4.33
This is a great book for many different reasons and activities. It could be read before the children are beginning an art project in order to build se...more
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Sep 02, 2010
 
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
4.22
This book is wonderful in the way that the author gets inside the mind of a child to describe realistic experiences that they might have and how they...more
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Sep 01, 2010
 
Early Sunday Morning: the Pearl Harbor Diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii, 1941 (Dear America)
3.80
I liked this book and many others in the series because they tell about real life accounts from a child's perspective. As you read, you really get a s...more
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Feb 24, 2011
 
The Giving Tree
4.38
This book is timeless in it's appeal to both children and adults. The story of a little boy whose tree in his backyard provides a safe haven as a chil...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry
3.91
This book is perfect for describing how children feel when they get angry. Instead of saying that it is unacceptable to get angry, it emphasizes on th...more
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Oct 07, 2010
 
Bridge to Terabithia
3.94
I have always loved this book because of the way that it invites us to befriend different kinds of people and try new things. It tells us that it's ok...more
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Jan 12, 2011
 
Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison
3.80
I can vividly remember sitting in my 4th grade class as my teacher read this book to us. Every single person in our class was staring intently at our...more
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Dec 03, 2010
 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
4.27
This is a classic book that can be adapted for use in all elemenatry school grade levels. For younger children, it is a perfect way to introduce seque...more
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Sep 07, 2010
 
Grace for President
4.17
This book is so fun and very useful for teaching about politics, particularly, the electoral college. It's interesting pictures and dialogue really ge...more
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Oct 26, 2010
 
First Day Jitters
4.33
This book is perfect for an elementary school classroom, particularly the younger grades. In so many books and even in real world experiences that we...more
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Oct 09, 2010
 
Rachel Parker, Kindergarten Show-Off
3.38
This book very accurately describes how children interact with each other both at school and home. Because it relates to children so well, they will f...more
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Sep 02, 2010
 
'Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving (Bookshelf)
4.09
This quintessential Dav Pilkey book is so funny and relevant to how children think and feel. It puts an interesting twist on the traditions of Thanksg...more
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Oct 19, 2010
 
I Hate English!
3.88
This book would be perfect to read aloud in a class where English is the majority of the students' second language. It emphasizes that everyone is dif...more
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Sep 03, 2010
 
Michael Recycle
3.91
This is a perfect book to read around Earth day or at any time of the year to remind children to keep our planet clean. It's fun rhyming dialogue is e...more
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Sep 09, 2010
 
I Wish I Were a Butterfly
4.17
This is one of those books that makes me very emotional because of the beauty of the words. It's written in such a profound way that it causes a need...more
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Oct 17, 2010
 
Miss Smith's Incredible Storybook (Picture Puffin Books)
4.08
I like this book because it teaches children that characters really can come alive in great books with the help of an inspiring teacher. We should alw...more
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Oct 20, 2010
 
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
4.16
This book always makes children giggle and have fun listening to a story. It's rhyming and repetitive language makes it easier for children to remembe...more
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Sep 24, 2010
 
Meet Molly: An American Girl (American Girls: Molly, #1)
3.92
As a young girl, i read these books and always felt that i could relate to Molly. All of the American Girl books are great for girls to read to not on...more
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Dec 02, 2010
 
Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body!
3.70
This book is very different from a typical health book that you would read. I really admire Jillian Michael's exercise style so i naturally liked the...more
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Feb 10, 2011
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.43
I had conflicting feelings as i read this book. The intended message was beautiful and important to understand but after i finished it, i realized tha...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Born to Read
3.66
This book is so meaningful to me because it touches on so many things that i have learned in my college of education literacy classes. It emphasizes t...more
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Oct 09, 2010
 
The Shivers in the Fridge
3.68
This is such a fun book to read aloud to children. The simple yet unique concept makes it a perfect book to practice making predictions. Even with the...more
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Oct 19, 2010
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