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Ma Jiang and the Orange Ants
3.75
This was a milti-level story that will delight any child. There were many elements to the story, but they will not confuse less experienced readers. I...more
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May 12, 2012
 
The Doll People (Doll People, #1)
3.99
This charming story written from the perspective of dolls living in a doll house, is a charming tale of living dolls that are not allowed to leave the...more
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May 11, 2012
 
The Stinky Cheese Man: And Other Fairly Stupid Tales
4.18
Every story in this book has a comical twist on traditional stories. The most memorable of these stories is "The Princess and the Bowling Ball". This...more
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May 11, 2012
 
The Rooster who went to his uncle's wedding
3.81
This book was very colorful and visually appealing, however, the morals presented in the story were not always very positive. The rooster was not able...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Sunken Treasure
3.70
This story outlines the finding of a sunken Spanish Galleon Ship, then briefly describes how the event took place. It then describes how real scientis...more
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May 12, 2012
 
The Samurai's Daughter
3.38
This book did not have a memorable story, mostly because it kept changing directions multiple times throughout. It also had some grammar errors that w...more
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May 11, 2012
 
The First Thanksgiving Feast
3.61
This story creates a very accurate picture of the discovery of North America, however, young children will probably be bored by the long descriptions,...more
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May 12, 2012
 
The Empty Pot
4.39
This story presented a great moral. Because Ping, the main character, was honest with the emporer, he succeeded the thrown. He was the only child that...more
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May 11, 2012
 
The Persian Cinderella
3.91
This story had an interesting deviation from the traditional Cinderella story. Settareh, the Cinderella character, earns her magic by being generous....more
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May 11, 2012
 
Mouse Paint
4.12
I can remember reading this book when I was little and I have always loved it! It is a great way for kids to learn what colors mix to form other color...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Cosmo and the Robot
3.17
This book was a fun story about a boy and his robot. The robot is damaged and becomes and evil robot and Cosmo has to find out how to repair Rex the r...more
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May 12, 2012
 
The Mud Pony
4.04
This story was a great way to show how the Native Americans valued Mother Earth. It also shows that the boys power was given to him by Mother Earth, a...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei
3.88
Students will be very interested to read all about Galileo, because it will help them understand how discoveries are made and how current knowledge is...more
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May 12, 2012
 
Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library!
3.58
This story is about young children that get trapped in the library and are chased by various monsters. It could be a little scary for some children. T...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher (Magic Shop, #2)
3.99
This story stretches the boundaries of imagination. It follows the story of Jeremy Thatcher, who hatches a dragon and goes on many magical adventures...more
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May 11, 2012
 
The Color of My Words
4.03
The words in this story are very poetic, and provide entertainment for those readers that wish to dive more deeply into books. The story itself is eas...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Aliens for Lunch
3.40
This fun book about saving the Earth's desserts, is a funny and very entertaining story about a human family stuck in an alien world. The main charact...more
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May 12, 2012
 
When We Were Very Young
4.31
These stories are a great way to enter the imaginary world of a child's mind. The poems are light and happy and seem to be read in a sort of sing-song...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Color Dance
3.52
This book used very simple language to show many color combinations. I prefer books that use a clever story line to make points, because they help stu...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Talking With Artists Conversations With Victoria Chess, Pat Cummings, Leo And Diane Dillon, Richard Egielski, Lois Ehlert, Lisa Campbell Ernst, Tom Feelings, Steven Kellogg, Jerry Pinkney, Amy Schwartz, Lane Smith, Chris Van Allsburg, David Wiesner
4.36
The interviews in this book are interesting and will give students a good idea of how books are written and how the writing process takes place. They...more
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May 12, 2012
 
Fly High!: The Story of Bessie Coleman
3.96
This story gave a great biography of Bessie Coleman. The ending is presented to be a little bleak, but the story itself will be interesting to student...more
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May 12, 2012
 
Stowaway
3.43
This story was a great way to show students the adventures of a real person that stowed away on the Endeavor. It was very long, but the story would be...more
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May 12, 2012
 
Doodle Soup
3.52
The poems in this book were very simple, and had very simple rhymes. They were however, very entertaining. Some of the poems such as "The Dangers of T...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Nathaniel Talking
3.45
These poems made you feel like you were a young child, at home, looking at the world around him. Students will all be able to relate to his viewpoints...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Tuck Everlasting
3.82
This story is a little deeper than some other childrens stories, because it faces the concept of immortality. Some of the concepts presented in the st...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Planting a Rainbow
4.07
This was a very simple picture book that illustrated many flowers and their colors. This is a great way to introduce children to different types of fl...more
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May 11, 2012
 
Judy Moody Was in a Mood
3.86
All of the "Judy Moody" books provide great entertainment value. This story seemed to me to have a bit too much attitude. Judy, the main character, ha...more
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May 11, 2012
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