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The Family of Adoption: Completely Revised and Updated
4.12
This book was a quick read and very thorough on the subject. Although this might be a more useful resource to other adoptive parents, it didn't offer...more
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Apr 07, 2009
 
Revolutionary Parenting: What the Research Shows Really Works
4.02
Excellent read! Barna doesn't mince words. He says it how it is and doesn't have a lot of fluffy wasted space in this book. I suppose the premises of...more
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Jan 13, 2009
 
Oh the Things You Can Do That Are Good for You!
4.40
This is a cute book about taking care of one's self - emotions, helmets, exercise, sneeze catcher (in the elbow). It is very Seussey, but not written...more
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Mar 30, 2009
 
Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1)
4.00
I first saw this book at Target while browsing the book section. The cover caught my eye. But when I saw it was a "young adult" novel, I put it aside;...more
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Mar 19, 2009
 
Green Smoothies Diet: The Natural Program for Extraordinary Health
3.88
This whole green smoothie movement definately has a good side. My main concern is the emphasis on raw hardy greens (e.g. kale, broccoli, etc.). Their...more
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Jan 16, 2010
 
Eat Healthy, Feel Great
4.38
Finally, a book that does not discuss the stinkin' food pyramid and poopoo fat! It describes foods in categories of green light, yellow light and red...more
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Mar 30, 2009
 
Essential Ayurveda: What It Is and What It Can Do for You
3.95
Easy, fluid read that puts Ayurveda into practical, how-to terms. I rarely make it cover to cover through a “healthy book” these days. However, I am e...more
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Jan 29, 2009
 
Seven Things Children Need
4.80
Short, quick read, but worth the time. I like the layout, feels more like a bullet-point presentation than a chapter book. It contains a few stories t...more
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Jan 21, 2009
 
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato
4.18
It's all about attitude!
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Oct 07, 2008
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.94
Hale has a terrific imagination! I really was excited to find out how this story was going to end. Two critiques. One, I can't say how I am going to f...more
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Apr 15, 2009
 
Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition
3.63
Another good book with cute illustrations and creative descriptions to excite children about what nutrients are doing for the body. But once again, li...more
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Mar 30, 2009
 
The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love
4.03
I enjoyed this book, although not as much as I had hoped. The vivid descriptions of enjoying fresh (raw) milk and the connection of everything on the...more
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Mar 27, 2011
 
The Vegetables We Eat
3.84
nice artwork, fun detail about vegetables. I will check this back out once we start going to the farmers market. I considered giving the book 4 stars...more
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Apr 21, 2009
 
Miles to Go (The Walk, #2)
4.25
Evan's books seem to always pull me in. Besides being a decent length that I can easily get through these days, he always gently includes powerful ide...more
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May 13, 2011
 
PrayerWalk: Becoming a Woman of Prayer, Strength, and Discipline
4.03
What a great book! Very motivating and full of ideas on how to make the most of walking and growing closer to God. I have actually started doing somet...more
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Feb 15, 2010
 
Only the Good Spy Young (Gallagher Girls, #4)
4.32
Good, clean spy-rific fun! Tons of suspense and great character development, especially for such a short read. I kind of wish I found this series a ye...more
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Dec 20, 2010
 
What Happens To Your Food?
3.57
Nice illustrations and good, easy-to-understand discriptions of how food works in the body. Detailed diagrams on how food travels down the "food tube"...more
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Mar 30, 2009
 
The Happiness Tree: Celebrating the Gifts of Trees We Treasure
4.03
Good spring and summer poetic read. It is calming to read its poetic verses about the beautiful trees God created and in the back it talks about which...more
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Mar 05, 2009
 
RAWvolution: Gourmet Living Cuisine
3.94
This raw foods book has some inspiring ideas that I plan on trying - the famous onion bread looks tasty, raw pizza sauce and the zucchini hummus is to...more
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May 27, 2009
 
The Petit Appetit Cookbook: Easy, Organic Recipes to Nurture Your Baby and Toddler
3.76
I am pretty critical of cookbooks, but this one has passed the test. It has whole food recipes and seems to offer some unique combinations, yet everyt...more
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Mar 24, 2009
 
Eating the Alphabet
4.02
Beautiful color and pictures of all kinds of food, even a few I haven't heard of before! There really is no story, just different foods with the corre...more
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Mar 05, 2009
 
Humphrey's First Christmas
4.24
This is a pretty cute book about a selfish camel who grips and moans about his misfortunes. Then when he meets Jesus, he realizes that he is nothing a...more
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Dec 26, 2008
 
The Gift of the Christmas Cookie: Sharing the True Meaning of Jesus' Birth
3.74
Beatiful story with real life examples of giving, even when you don't have much yourself and sharing the story of Christmas. Fun traditiona - Christma...more
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Dec 23, 2008
 
Frannie's Fruits
4.50
Interesting read, sort of random at times, about a family who sells their produce at their stand. The story goes into some of their eclectic customers...more
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Feb 21, 2009
 
Potluck
4.29
Cute alphabet food book. Each potluck attendee brings a different dish that rhymes with their name, which goes through the alphabet. The foods are fai...more
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Apr 25, 2009
 
Thank You, Mr. Falker
4.51
wonderful, beautiful story that will make you cry a little. "The honey is sweet, and so is knowledge, but konwledge is like the bee who made the honey...more
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Jan 16, 2009
 
Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!
4.08
I actually liked this book, but on one of the side bars within the story the author suggests margarine can be exchanged for butter...that's a big NO-N...more
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Jul 21, 2009
 
This is the Way We Eat Our Lunch: A Book about Children Around the World
3.95
fun little rhyming book about different foods in different parts of the world. I can see this book inspiring children to eat different meals to experi...more
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Jan 16, 2009
 
Gobble It Up! A Fun Song About Eating!
3.38
I am a terrible singer, but I have to admit, I really enjoy books that are put to song. This one even comes with a CD. We all eat to stay alive, just...more
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Jan 13, 2009
 
52 Weeks of Fun Family Service
4.08
Neat, inspiring ideas. Too bad there is a strong Mormon influence as far as recommended books and several comments. However, these things are easily i...more
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Aug 12, 2009
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