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Pish, Posh, Said Hieronymus Bosch
4.18
Nancy Willard weaves wonderous words and tells a story about a housewife who is tired of her job, as she takes care of a household that is hard to han ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei
3.86
I really liked this story of Galileo. Sometimes a person doesn't get to see how much of an effect they have had on people. A person's greatness is som ...more
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
Hey! Get Off Our Train
3.83
An important message is explored in this story about a young boy who takes a journey on his train at night as he sleeps and dreams. The boy's mother s ...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
 
Where the Wild Things Are
4.22
Maurice Sendak explores the naughty side of a young boy who goes to the dark side...where the wild things are. As his mother calls him a wild thing, a ...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
 
Fly Away Home
4.23
A sad story about a homeless man and his son who live in an airport. The narrarator is the little boy. He paints a sad picture of what life is like wh ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
Sister Anne's Hands
4.28
Sister Anne's Hands is a heartwarming story about a teacher who is African-American. A little girl, by the name of Anna, learns to love the person her ...more
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
Tar Beach
4.07
Tar Beach is a whimsical, creative story written about a little girl with a great imagination. The author tells a story about a little girl who has a ...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
 
So You Want to Be President?
3.91
I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I loved the illustrations of each of the Presidents! The caricature style sketches were both funny and realistic! The ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
Hunger Games is an interesting and puzzling story about a young girl named Katniss who takes her sister's place in being chosen to play in a dangerous ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 02, 2011
 
Snowflake Bentley
4.14
This lovely story captured my attention through the character the author painted this picture of. I enjoyed hearing about this interesting young man w ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
Sophie
3.77
A beautiful story of the loving bond between a grandfather and his granddaughter. As Sophie is born, she holds a special place in her grandfather's he ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 29, 2011
 
A Tree Is Nice
3.87
A Tree is Nice is a simple story with a big message about the value of a tree. Janice May Udry points out the benefits and beauty of a tree as she tel ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
Julius, the Baby of the World
4.26
Lilly, the main character of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, has a new adventure as she meets her new baby brother, Julius. She does not like all of the ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
 
Piggybook
4.14
An unappreciated housewife feels it's time to leave her family behind to see what life is like without her. The husband and his son's are drawn to be ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
My Life with the Wave
3.90
A trip to the seashore gets a boy a new pet wave. He brings home a wave and encounters different adventures with his wave. This weird story tells of a ...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
 
The Lost Lake
3.75
Lost Lake was a story of a boy who goes to visit his father for the summer. He is bored, so he cuts out pictures and puts them on the wall. Those pict ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 29, 2011
 
Follow the Drinking Gourd
4.17
Follow the Drinking Gourd is a heartwarming tale about the risky lives of slaves seeking out freedom through the use of Peg Leg Joe's secret song. The ...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
The Stranger
4.06
The Stranger, by Chris VanAllsburg, is a masterful tale of a mysterious man who arrives to Bailey farmer by way of being hit by Mr. Bailey's vehicle. ...more
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
 
Zoom
4.27
A wonderful story is told through pictures alone, in the book Zoom. Istvan Banyai tells a story the his colorful pictures as he zooms out of focus on ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Black and White
3.75
This post modern book entwines 4 different stories in one, or so it is thought to. The author/illustrator force the reader to stretch his/her imaginat ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
The Wreck of the Zephyr
4.07
A boat rest high up on a cliff, no where near water. This is the tale of the Wreck of the Zephyr. An old man recalls and tells the story of a boy and ...more
Sep 11, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
 
Henry's Freedom Box
4.42
Vivid, realistic picturesdone in with oil paints overwhelm the pages of this story. Henry, a young slave boy, is torn from his family and sent to his ...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
Winter Days in the Big Woods
4.20
A charming story about a young pioneer girl and her family. The story weaves the tale of life in the woods of Wisconsin and the daily routines of a li ...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
Voices in the Park
4.18
An interesting story drawn and written from four different perspectives. It shows how people can see things so differently. Each voice has a different ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
The Three Little Pigs
3.93
This book is a more modern take on the three little pigs. The pigs are dressed in human-like clothing and the dialogue reflects a more modern take on ...more
Nov 09, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
 
The Sweetest Fig
4.17
The Sweetest Fig is an interesting , twisted story of a mean man who dreams of being the richest man ever. A an old lady pays this bitter dentist with ...more
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
 
Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books
3.95
Who doesn't love to read about Abe Lincoln. This story is akeeper for sure. With it's vivid oil paintings and it's staightforward facts, this book wil ...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
4.23
This story kept me captivated, both by the heart-warming story of friendship and by the illustrations done by woodblock printing techniques and pencil ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
The Relatives Came
4.20
The colorful pictures and the colorful caricatures of characters make this story a winner. The creatively shaded pastels used in the illustrations gav ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
 
Hooway for Wodney Wat
4.36
Wodney Wat is an adorable rat with a speech impediment. He is scared to have won the responsibility of the leader of Simon Says, as a huge and scary n ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
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