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It's Okay To Be Different
4.34
This book is a fantastic example of differences in children, outside of just race, age, gender, etc. This book portrays multiple forms of diversity an ...more
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Feb 06, 2012
 
Ugly Fish
3.93
Ugly fish portrays a story of a selfish fish who enjoys things being all to himself until he realizes how lonely he is. After eating multiple friendly ...more
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Feb 09, 2012
 
Blackout
4.12
This book cleverly tells the story of a town who loses all electricity. Through the lack of electricity and light, the families and neighbors join tog ...more
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Jan 26, 2012
 
This Little Light of Mine
4.32
This children's book beautifully illustrates the idea of what is is to be a light to another person. Though this story is simply the lyrics to the son ...more
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Jan 30, 2012
 
Time to Sleep, Sheep the Sheep!
3.68
This story is a fantastic source for early readers. The book uses repetition, fluency, and fun to help children connect the pictures to the words for ...more
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Feb 06, 2012
 
Grandpa Green
4.11
This new Caldecott tell the tale of a young man's adventures that occurred in his grandfather's foliage and landscaping within his back yard. The illu ...more
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Jan 30, 2012
 
A Ball for Daisy
3.81
This Caldecott winner is full of beautiful illustrations but no words. Because of the illustration and the emotions and actions portrayed within it, w ...more
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Jan 25, 2012
 
Nappy Hair
3.86
This book dwells on the curse that African Americans endure based upon their hair. Unfortunately, this well-liked book has an overall idea that is ove ...more
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Jan 30, 2012
 
The Red Book
3.97
This book is an incredibly bizarre story told through the illustrations in the pages. The eerie aspect of the story is that anyone who is looking at t ...more
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Jan 30, 2012
 
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
4.24
This piece of children's literature is a perfect read aloud for a lesson on citizenship or doing the right thing. In the beginning of this story, we m ...more
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Mar 03, 2012
 
The Dot
4.32
The Dot is an adorable story that should be purchased by EVERY teacher and used as a personal reminder that all art is beautiful by each child. In thi ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #1)
3.95
This book well-represents a young boy enduring his early educational years. While dealing with a transition of elementary to middle school, he also ha ...more
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Mar 29, 2012
 
Ring! Yo?
3.91
This is a children's book that is a one-sided conversation consisting of one-word phrases. This book is a great tool to let children imagine what is g ...more
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Feb 01, 2012
 
Mockingbird
4.17
Mockingbird is a gut-wrenching story about a young girl with Autism who struggles through the death of her best friend and brother. While trying to ma ...more
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Mar 29, 2012
 
Freedom Summer
4.41
Freedom Summer represents a time in America where the civil rights movement wasn't quite set. In this story, a young white boy is friends with a young ...more
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Jan 19, 2012
 
What's Your Sound, Hound the Hound?
3.74
This is a great book for early readers to relate simple literacy skills with information on animals. It not only is written so that young learners can ...more
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Jan 16, 2012
 
Alice The Fairy
4.05
Alice the Fairy is a personal favorite of mine. Alice is a young gal with quite the imagination. She has her mind made up that she is a fairy and the ...more
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Jan 12, 2012
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
4.22
Hugo is a book unlike any other. It tells the story of a young boy who has lost his beloved father and is trying to find closure through an automaton. ...more
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Feb 16, 2012
 
Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct
4.07
This is a fantastic tale of imagination and pure love. Edwina, the lovely dinosaur becomes friends with a young man who is determined to prove that di ...more
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Jan 25, 2012
 
The Three Pigs
4.13
This rendition of the Three Pigs is very much so outside of the box... or the pages. David Wiesner incorporates the entire pages of the book, even out ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Can I Play Too? (Elephant & Piggie, #12)
4.49
This is a great book to use as a model for including others. This book brings in a new character (the worm) who wants to play catch and is not able du ...more
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Feb 06, 2012
 
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? PB
4.12
This is an EXCELLENT non-fiction book which provides students with real animals, through artistic images, with real facts. It is created as a guessing ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
Press Here
4.43
Press Here is a hands-on book where young readers will be amazed by what a touch of the finger can do for a book! It changes colors, numbers, and size ...more
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Mar 03, 2012
 
Leaf Man
3.93
Leaf Man is a beautiful children's book which incorporates real leaves collage'd into scenes you'd never imagine. This story gives students incentives ...more
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Jan 12, 2012
 
The House That Jack Built
3.50
The House that Jack Built is an exemplary book to use for the children's literature style of adding to a story by retelling it from the beginning. It ...more
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Feb 05, 2012
 
Arlene Sardine
3.65
Arlene Sardine is a great representational story of death. It is written with humor so it is light-hearted and enjoyable. It also portrays the big ide ...more
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Feb 01, 2012
 
The Hello, Goodbye Window
3.82
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Feb 21, 2012
 
A Fish Named Spot
3.18
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Jan 16, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
Here Come Poppy and Max
3.55
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Jan 16, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
Wombat Walkabout
3.95
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Jan 16, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
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