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Froggy Goes to School
4.05
we checked out this book as well as wimberly worried in preparation for kindergarten. this one resonated with e much more in that it focused on the ru...more
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Aug 07, 2011
 
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
3.94
Loved this children's book. Great historical fiction. I am happy to pass this on to my son, even though the protagonist is a young girl. I think he wi...more
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Oct 11, 2011
 
The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Ralph S. Mouse, #1)
3.86
Just finished reading this to Elijah. Not sure how much he liked it. It definitely pales in comparison to The Hobbit (according to Elijah). But, he do...more
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Nov 15, 2011
 
Pecan Pie Baby
3.82
I really like this book. I love pecan pie and love the thought that all family members share the same sweet spot for it and that they find solace and...more
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Black Milk: On Writing, Motherhood, and the Harem Within
3.29
Liked Elif's use of metaphor and interesting take on the split personalities that we all have (even if we may not want to admit it). I will admit I wa...more
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Dec 13, 2011
 
Move!
3.76
about motion in nature. text is set off by one motion word. good illustrations. another reminder that, mostly, simpler is better when it comes to chil...more
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Felicity Floo Visits the Zoo
3.87
not a favorite of mine or elijah. it was a bit of a finger wager--hence the supplemental title,"a cautionary tale for flu season." it was kind of a do...more
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Aug 07, 2011
 
The Moon Over Star
3.95
first moon landing--a little bit of history a little bit of relationships and a lot a bit about humanity, about dreams and love. great book.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
Lenny and George (main characters). Tragic story about a friendship and a life that never could be. Way to mature for B. Not till highschool.
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Aug 11, 2011
 
Meggie Moon
3.85
Elijah and I both liked. Great story about how cool Girls are and able to do girl and boy things and how girls bring good things to the table too.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Prudencia Se Preocupa/Wimberly Worried
4.20
tale about being nervous to go to school. not that memorable, maybe we will give it another go some other time.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
My Friend Rabbit
3.84
great illustrations. illustrations are important to telling the story as the words (there are very few). simple. like!
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Henry in Love
3.74
Elijah's loves this book--asks for it often. Cute little story about little ones smitten with one another.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: a Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix
3.98
Good book to introduce Jimi to both boys. Elijah like the book. Great visually as well. Written in verse.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Bored Bella Learns about Fiction and Nonfiction
3.54
Elijah liked this. Great book about discovering the doors that open when you read a book.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Bulldozers
3.50
great non-fiction books for young ones interested in work vehicles. elijah likes!
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Aug 07, 2011
 
The Funny Thing
4.09
love this nonsensical story. same with the millions of millions of cats story... Classic
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Times Tables Made Easy
3.00
looks like a good introduction to multiplication. will have to keep in mind for e.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Forgotten Skills of Cooking: The Lost Art of Creating Delicious Home Produce, with Over 600 Recipes
4.31
use for pork in the freezer--pate, ham, pork cheek, pork skin recipes, ect...
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Jun 06, 2012
 
Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem
3.90
Epic illustrations and fun tall tale about having to cart a whale around.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Slow Down for Manatees
3.81
decent book on environmental awareness--treating our planet with care.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Stellaluna
4.20
a classic. the story and illustrations are magical.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature
3.73
Non-Fiction about Fibonacci Numbers in Nature.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Dim Sum for Everyone!
3.80
Elijah and I liked this book.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
My Sister's Rusty Bike
3.52
verse about a trip around the country
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Aug 07, 2011
 
In a Blue Room
3.99
poetic. sweet and simple.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Big Plans
4.01
E loves this book.

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Aug 03, 2012
 
The Rabbit's Judgement
4.05
Folk tale. E liked.
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Aug 07, 2011
 
Blueberry Girl
4.14
Abebei book!
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Aug 03, 2012
 
The Tale of Tricky Fox
4.10
some more folklore
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Aug 07, 2011
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