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Be Gentle With the Dog Dear
3.60
This story can be read as an introduction for children on how to pet and care for a dog. Classroom pets are always exciting but often times there need...more
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Feb 16, 2011
 
The Silk Princess
4.12
This is a story that is a legend. I would read this to any grade but I would expect the older elementary students to gain more from learning from it....more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Northern Lights: The Soccer Trails
3.67
The author of this book is an Inuit storyteller so chances are this book has been told many more times than it is read. This book offers so many thing...more
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Mar 26, 2011
 
The Ticky-Tacky Doll
3.80
This is such a sweet little book. Many students (even college students!) have a great amount of anxiety and fear about going to school, especially for...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
The Wolves in the Walls
4.06
This is a very peculiar book. The illustrations are interesting and could be a little frightening for small children but I have a feeling that most ki...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Goose Moon
3.56
Goose Moon is a Native American name for the moon when summer is approaching. This story tells us what the little girl is doing "each night" or "every...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie: A Story About Edna Lewis
3.80
This is a story about a book when she was growing up. The author uses very descriptive language to describe the family life during the harvesting time...more
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Feb 15, 2011
 
Boundless Grace
4.05
This sequel to the book Amazing Grace is as inspirational as the first one. Grace, the main character, is learning to be a part of a non-traditional f...more
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Mar 26, 2011
 
The Graves Family Goes Camping
3.29
This book is such an adventure! Even though most of the creatures that are discovered aren't real in this story, the idea of exploring them and resear...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Lon Po Po
4.02
This is a beautiful story about Red Riding Hood. My third grade class did a comparison response to literature activity where they used Venn diagrams t...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Moses Goes to School
3.95
Moses is deaf and goes to a special school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. He loves everything about his school! He tells the reader all...more
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Jan 23, 2011
 
Hey, Al
3.84
Sometimes we all get a little bored with what we are comfortable with. This book teaches us to remember what we like about what we have and to be care...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
The Lemonade Club
4.36
Terminal illnesses can be so difficult to explain to children but often times they are the most inspirational thing that could happen at the time! Thi...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers
3.71
This is another very entertaining book. Kids will get a kick out of the not-so-normal state that these animals are in. The book rhymes to add some mor...more
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Mar 26, 2011
 
Whoever You Are
4.15
This book is a sweet and inspiring reminder that everyone in the world is different. The author highlights special similarities that every person has...more
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Jan 20, 2011
 
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
4.34
This is a book that the early elementary school grades would really enjoy. The text as well as the illustrations are funny. The text is also written i...more
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Mar 26, 2011
 
The Old Woman Who Named Things
4.35
This is another sweet, sweet book! If you have a dog, or have lost a lot of special people, you may tear up! Rylant teaches a lesson about never takin...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
That Crazy Barb'ra
3.00
This is a cute book for Pre-K and possible Kindergarten. It allows student to relate to the characters and the theme-that some people get on your nerv...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Looking Out for Sarah
3.70
Looking out for Sarah is about a woman and her guide dog. Sarah is blind and her dog is constantly by her side helping her with her daily routine. Sa...more
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Jan 23, 2011
 
Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett: A Tall Tale
3.74
Steven Kellogg is a great writer!This is considered a retelling of something that really happened. The illustrations and language are very descriptive...more
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Mar 07, 2011
 
The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling
4.10
I used this book as part of a science literature kit. The book serves as an activating read but it also has lots of information about the process of r...more
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Mar 26, 2011
 
My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
4.22
Dr. Martin Luther King's sister, Christine King Farris, wrote a beautiful book about the memories she has with her hero of a brother. Since it highlig...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Owl Moon
4.19
Jane Yolen uses such great descriptive words to make the reader feel as if they too are in the cold air, with wet mittens, quietly searching for an ow...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Fudge, #1)
4.06
This book can be used for many lessons. In my third grade classroom, I pulled out ten new vocabulary words from sets of three chapters. We also buddy...more
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Mar 28, 2011
 
The Buffalo Are Back
4.01
This is a history book about life on the Great Plains before and during the revolution. The story is told through the eyes of the animals that live on...more
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Mar 25, 2011
 
Table Manners
3.83
This is such a great book for teaching kids good table manners (which is obvious from the title I know). Chris Raschka knows kids and their humor. Wri...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
The Boy Who Loved Words
4.02
This is a book all about a boy that loves words! I would say that this is an inspirational book that encourages readers to find purpose in what they e...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Paul Bunyan, a Tall Tale
3.90
Steven Kellogg has a knack for retelling stories to make them extra interesting for kids. His use of metaphors when explaining Paul Bunyan's speed "so...more
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Mar 07, 2011
 
My Dog Never Says Please
3.82
This book is another example of writing how we talk. The author shares with us the setting by including the Southern accent that the characters have....more
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Mar 26, 2011
 
On Earth
3.79
This is a creatively illustrated book that explains how and why the earth rotates. The book uses birthdays, seasons, life changes, plant life cycles t...more
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Mar 25, 2011
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