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The Snowy Day
4.11
There's a reason this book is a classic, Keats was able to really listen to the phrase "less is more" when he created this perfect little kids book. T ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Catwings (Catwings, #1)
4.04
**spoiler alert** Catwings was recommended to me because Le Guin is an anarchist, and while it totally came across in the story I never felt beaten ov ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.11
**spoiler alert** I had never read The Giver, so it seemed necessary to read it for my book log. After hearing about how great it was for years my exp ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Walk Two Moons
3.92
This was a book Huck mentioned that just filled me with nostalgia! I read Walk Two Moons when I was a young one and absolutely loved it! Rereading it ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Tootle
4.15
**spoiler alert** Tootle is a charming classic little picture book. It seemed to me to be the precursor to Thomas the tank engine, with little locomot ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Summer Blonde
3.91
I'm not totally sure this is a youth appropriate text, but wanna get the hang of this, and I read it last night.

Adrian Tomine's graphic novel, a colle
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Sep 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel
3.81
**spoiler alert** I had a very hard time with this book. While I thought is was very cool to have a femme graphic novel, I just felt like the story wa ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Dance in the Desert
3.86
**spoiler alert** I really loved a winkle in time so I figured I'd love any of L'Engle's books. And it wasn't that I didn't like Dance in the Desert, ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Judy Moody (Judy Moody, # 1)
3.87
**spoiler alert** I told my friend after reading Judy Moody that I was glad that Judy wasn't in a bad mood the ENTIRE book. It's a great little book t ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
The Robot King
3.66
**spoiler alert** I would definitely say this is a book for older elementary school kids. It's a story of children dealing with the loss of their moth ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Homework Hassles (Ready, Freddy!, #3)
3.91
**spoiler alert** I was really hoping for a fun little boy centered boy, that I could relate to as someone who has so much homework. But Klein's book ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth
3.61
Finally a really fun boy's book! Eion Colfer is smart and fun to read, he doesn't talk down to his audience and is not afraid to be silly. You get a w ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Curious George
4.12
**spoiler alert** Curious George was just a little less wonderful then I remember. I definitely remeber loving it as a young one, but just didn't dig ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Frog and Toad Together (Frog and Toad, #2)
4.20
Frog and Toad is just as charming and wonderful rereading as a 24 year old as it was when my parents read it to me- many times- as a youngin. The stor ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Junie B. Jones and the  Stupid Smelly Bus (Junie B. Jones, #1)
3.85
Simply great! I just sped through it, Junie B. was so funny and so enjoyable I loved every minute of it. Junie B. is one the most well developed chara ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Houdini: The Handcuff King
3.44
Lutes' book is quite a fun book looking at Houdini the man and the preformer as he perpares for and does a jump off a bridge in Boston. I think it doe ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
The Boy of a Thousand Faces
3.82
A wonderful exploration of monsters and monster lovers. I love how Selznick gives us a since of a heritage of monster loving by telling us of the orig ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Fantastic Mr. Fox
3.98
Far less depressing then many of Dahl's other books of Children Fantasic Mr. Fox tells the tale of the charming Fox family outwitting three disgusting ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Lunch Walks Among Us (Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist, #1)
4.05
**spoiler alert** Franny K Stein is awesome! I love having such an ultra alternative girl as a heroine for such a young kid's book! She's so funny and ...more
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Olivia
4.14
Olivia is just one of those perfect kids books. The beautifully draw black white and RED pictures. (More)
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Olivia And The Missing Toy
4.18
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Sep 25, 2010
 
The Nixie's Song (Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles, #1)
3.72
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Olivia Saves the Circus
4.15
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Sep 25, 2010
 
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson
4.30
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Sep 25, 2010
 
Olivia Forms A Band
4.13
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Sep 25, 2010
 
The Maggie B.
4.53
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Skin Again
4.12
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Sep 27, 2010
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
4.22
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Oct 04, 2010
 
Walt Whitman: Words For America
4.12
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Sep 25, 2010
 
The Irish Cinderlad
3.61
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Oct 11, 2010
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