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The Giving Tree
4.38
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Jan 1986
Jan 11, 2008
 
A Light in the Attic
4.33
None
Jan 1988
Jan 11, 2008
 
The Little Prince
4.24
The Little Prince is the beloved classic tale of a pilot who crashes in an African desert who meets a little boy who is a prince who lives on his own ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 09, 2008
 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #1)
3.95
Kinney’s book is a #1 bestseller, and with good reason – it is hysterical. The book is written from the perspective of Greg Heffley, a middle school s ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
The Tale of Despereaux
3.97
The Newberry Medal-winner from 2003, and my fourth children’s book of 2009. DiCamillo weaves a fairy tale involving a mouse named Despereaux, a rat na ...more
Jun 2009
May 08, 2009
 
Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #4)
4.12
The fourth installment of the Wimpy Kid series focused on the life of middle school student Greg Heffley. Like the other books, this book is told via ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
The Brick Testament: The Story of Christmas
4.14
Smith is a Christian and a fan of legos – what better way to combine his two passions than using legos to illustrate scenes from the Bible? In this vi ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
Cabin Fever (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #6)
4.21
I've read every single one of the Wimpy Kid books (and seen both movie adaptations) because my kids find them funny, and I wanted to see what all the ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
4.31
Ordinarily in my yearly reading lists I separate out children’s books and place them in a separate category since their (usual) lack of depth and simp ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 16, 2010
 
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #5)
4.16
**spoiler alert** The fifth installment of the Wimpy Kid series focused on the life of middle school student Greg Heffley. Like the other books, this ...more
Dec 2010
Dec 27, 2010
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
4.22
I almost never watch a movie adaptation of a book without first having read the source material, but I did in this case. The Invention of Hugo Cabret ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #3)
4.10
The third installment of the Wimpy Kid series focused on the life of middle school student Greg Heffley. I found the first book hysterical, and the se ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 27, 2009
 
The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
3.88
Imagine that a math teacher wanted to write a children's book to show kids how cool math really was; but since it's a math teacher and not an English ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #2)
4.08
The sequel to Kinney’s #1 Bestseller, Rodrick Rules follows wimpy middle school student Greg Heffley in his second year of middle school. And where th ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
The Westing Game
4.02
Yes, this is a children’s book – a Newbery Medal winner from 1978. This was also my absolute favorite book from when I read it as a third grader until ...more
May 05, 2008
Apr 22, 2008
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