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Once Upon A Farm
3.16
The story of farm life is told in a poetic manner. I feel like there could be a great message to share with children while reading this book, but I am...more
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Oct 13, 2012
 
In Our Mothers' House
4.30
I gave this book the highest rating possible based on the fact that it is satisfying the need for books that talk to children with non-traditional fam...more
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Oct 13, 2012
 
The Canning Season
3.79
Excellent book for older children! There are a myriad of lessons/discussions that this book would inspire- acceptance, neglect, abandonment, feeling i...more
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Oct 13, 2012
 
Who Will I Be?: A Halloween Rebus Story
2.63
This is described by publisher or author as a rebus story that can be read by those just learning to read. To me, this seems a little tricky for begin...more
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Oct 16, 2012
 
The Best Time to Read
3.69
A story about a young boy who is learning to read, but his family is too busy to listen to him. This may be a very relevant book for many young reader...more
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Wonderstruck
4.13
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It will likely be appealing to students for a variety of reasons; it is an adventure story, it has a mysterious aspect...more
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Mar 31, 2013
 
Keep Your Distance!
3.69
This book is a great way to teach measurements and practical applications of them. Also, it shows conversions facts. Lastly, the story is one that old...more
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Feb 16, 2012
 
Flotsam
4.32
This wordless book may be just the book to "hook" young readers. I was not nearly as impressed with it as many others have been. I would certainly nev...more
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Maddie's Monster Dad
3.62
This is a good choice for a read aloud- it lends itself to lots of questioning as well as some inferring. It could prove especially useful for a mini...more
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Feb 07, 2013
 
Mommies Say Shhh!
3.67
This would be an excellent book for a lap-time read. It might even be a good choice for early kindergarteners. In my opinion, this is not a must have...more
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Oct 13, 2012
 
Ivy and Bean (Ivy and Bean, #1)
3.87
Speaking from experience, this series is great to encourage reluctant readers. There are many relevant aspects woven through these books. This series...more
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Jan 26, 2013
 
Mr. Putter & Tabby Stir the Soup
4.28
This is one of several in the series, all of which would be nice additions to the "chapter book" section of elementary classroom libraries. They are a...more
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Feb 07, 2013
 
Too Purpley!
3.71
An excellent book for young students with short attention spans. The illustrations are excellent. The illustrations and the story's predictable patter...more
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Mar 31, 2013
 
The Bee Tree
4.13
An adventurous story that helps readers discover that sweet rewards exist for those who are willing to work for them. A lengthy book, but for the righ...more
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Nov 23, 2012
 
WANTED! A Guinea Pig Called Henry
3.48
This book's focus is largely on pet ownerships, but also touches on physical challenges. This would be a excellent choice for a "to be continued" read...more
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Dec 16, 2012
 
Thank You, Thanksgiving
3.56
A nice choice for a holiday read aloud. Certainly discussions of thankfulness and helpfulness can follow this quick story with a predictable pattern.
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Nov 24, 2012
 
A Triangle For Adaora
3.76
Another excellent book to use with integrated curricula; this book could be utilized in math, language, and/or social studies lessons.
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Mar 31, 2013
 
How to Catch a Star
4.20
Nice choice for young children- could be a good choice for a read aloud about wishes for kindergarteners. The illustrations are very nice.
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Oct 13, 2012
 
Dillys Big Sister Diary
4.00
This book would be a nice gift for an older child expecting a new baby. Perhaps not the best choice for a class read aloud, but certainly an acceptabl...more
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Nov 24, 2012
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