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Alex.ferg Alex.ferg said: "More Than Anything Else is a great picture book for kids and adults! It is about Booker T. Washington as a boy wanting to learn to read, and the beginning process of how he started out. The story is written in first person from his point of view, and...more "

 

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The Best Book Of Mummies by Phillip Steele
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This a great book for kids because it is easy to read and has interesting pictures. It covers Egyptian culture, Pharaohs, and customs like building pyramids and the mummy process. This is a process that was used for deceased Pharaohs in order to pres...more
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The Girl with 500 Middle Names by Margaret Peterson Haddix
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This is such a cute book about a girl named Janie. She comes from a less wealthy family, but her mother beings to knit sweaters with names on them, at a shop to send Janie to a better school. When the family moves, Janie is excited, but soon finds it...more
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Abraham Lincoln by Amy L. Cohn
Abraham Lincoln
by Amy L. Cohn
read in November, 2012
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This book is about our famous 16th president, and tells the story of his life events in a nut shell. It follows his life from when he was born in a log cabin in KY, all the way through when he died after the war. This is good for younger readers, bec...more
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Sailing to Freedom by Martha Bennett Stiles
Sailing to Freedom
by Martha Bennett Stiles
read in November, 2012
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This book is about boy named Ray, who goes sailing on his uncles ship with his pet monkey. It is set in the 1800s during the slavery period. While working on the ship, Ray discovers a big secret on the ship, which is a baby. The cook is hiding this b...more
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Rose Blanche by Roberto Innocenti
Rose Blanche
by Roberto Innocenti
read in October, 2012
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Rose Blache is about a little girl in Germany, living during the time of the war. Nazis begin to take over her town, and she sees them taking little children away. Curious, she follows the trucks, and she finds children in a concentration camp. He be...more
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14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy
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This book is so touching, and takes place in Kenya. Hundreds of the Maasai people prepare a gift of 14 cows to give to America after the attack of nine eleven. I like this book because it gives a strong message to your students, and can be used for m...more
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The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
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The Boxcar Children is about four orphans who run away and decide to live on their own. They come across an old boxcar and turn it into their home, getting their name the boxcar children. Eventually a long lost grandfather comes into the story and he...more
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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
read in October, 2012
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Black Beauty, tells the life of a horse from his perspective. He tells you about his travels, different homes, and owners, as well as other horses he meets. When I first read this book in probably middle school, I loved it, but I cried and cried. Thi...more
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
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This book is about four siblings who go to live with a strange man, who has a mysterious wardrobe in his house. One day while playing hide and seek, one of the siblings Lucy, hides in the wardrobe and it takes her to a magical country called Narnia w...more
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Lon Po Po by Ed Young
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Lon Po Po is the Chinese version of little red riding hood. In the book, the mother leaves her three children at home, while she goes and visits the grandmother. While she is away a wolf comes and pretends to be the grandmother, and sneaks his way in...more
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25x33 UK SLIS 510-401 Children's Lit Fall 2012 — 35 members — last activity Sep 12, 2012 10:45PM
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