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Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down
4.26
Andrea Pinkney's version of the historic "Greensboro Four" sit in that began on February 1, 1960. The story is told in a poetic, song-song verse. The ...more
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Nov 02, 2011
 
Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
4.02
Jane Addams Award Winner 2011

Themes: peace, equality, social justice, immigration, compassion, new beginnings, freedom, friendship of mankind

We have
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Oct 19, 2011
 
I Read Signs (Reading Rainbow)
3.66
Tana Hoban is a photographer. Many of her photos have been used to create books such as I Read Signs. Though this book was published just a few years ...more
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Dec 06, 2011
 
Bread, Bread, Bread
3.64
This informational text shares the diversity and abundance of bread all around the world. The photographs provide as much, or more, information than t ...more
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Dec 06, 2011
 
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China
4.00
I put this in my primary book shelf, but need to clarify that I would only use it as a read-aloud to compare to a more traditional Cinderella story. I ...more
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Oct 19, 2011
 
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
4.05
This is one of the first Anansi stories to become popular in the U.S. Anansi gets out of trouble with the help of his six sons and their special talen ...more
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Oct 19, 2011
 
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
4.00
This pourquoi tale includes vibrant illustrations, and a cast of characters that students will love. It is a great read-aloud piece because of its rep ...more
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Sep 26, 2011
 
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
4.15
I reread this familiar tale for the first time in decades. The story itself seems a bit didactic. The moral of the story is good things come to "good ...more
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Oct 24, 2011
 
The Arrival
4.32
Awards and Honors include: New South Wales Premier's Literary Award, 2006 Cybils Award, A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2007, 2007 Parents' ...more
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Oct 19, 2011
 
A Day's Work
4.11
This is a story about a young boy and his grandfather looking for work as day laborers in California.

A bit of stereotyping...portrays Mexican-American
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Sep 19, 2011
 
A Story, a Story
3.94
Caldecott Medal Winner

This is the story of how the Anansi stories came to be. The illustrations are remarkably lovely and vibrant-- as they seem to be
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Oct 19, 2011
 
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain
4.04
So captivating. This illustrations are remarkable and could stand alone.
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Sep 19, 2011
 
Wonderful Worms
4.08
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Nov 14, 2011
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