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Coming on Home Soon by Jacqueline Woodson
Coming on Home Soon
by Jacqueline Woodson (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2012
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1. Picture Book: Historical
2. This is the story of a little girl named Ada Ruth, who is left to live with her Grandma after her mother leaves to work in Chicago, because women are needed to work men’s jobs during the war. This recounts the life of Ad
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Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
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1. Picture Book: Historical
2. This is a true account of a boy named Henry Brown, born into slavery, and seeks freedom in the most creative of ways. He is eventually torn from his family and sent to work in a warehouse, and endures the cycle of being
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Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky
Rapunzel
by Paul O. Zelinsky
read in December, 2012
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1. Picture Book: Traditional Literature
2. This is the retelling of Rapunzel, the story of a young girl who is forced to grow up in isolation and confinement because a sorceress is hiding her from the king, when she meets a prince who is enchanted by
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Just a Minute! by Yuyi Morales
Just a Minute!
by Yuyi Morales (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2012
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1. Picture Book: Counting
2. This is a story about Grandma Beetle, who is told she must go by the skeleton Senor Calavera right away, to which she replies, “Just a minute”. She then proceeds to finish her chores: one house to sweep, two pots of tea to
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Gone Wild by David McLimans
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1. Picture Book: Alphabet
2. Although this may seem like a conventional alphabet book, the letters are far from ordinary, as they depict 26 endangered animals, with descriptions and facts about these animals.
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a. The greatest element in thi
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Red Sings from Treetops by Joyce Sidman
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1. Picture Book: Concept
2. This is the story of an unnamed character that strolls through all the different seasons with his dog, noting the change of colors and shades as they go.
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a. The most exciting element of this picture book is the
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Gorilla Doctors by Pamela S. Turner
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1. Junior Book: Informational
2. This is a great informational book that recounts the story of veterinarians that traveled to treat injured gorillas, which are very endangered. This book describes gorillas, and the danger they are in everyday from poa
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Hitler Youth by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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1. Junior Book: Informational
2. This nonfiction book describes the chilling story of the Hitler Youth group, which is the largest youth group in history. This contains a solid account of how Hitler gained the trust of millions of German youth, and ev
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An American Plague by Jim  Murphy
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1. Junior Book: Informational
2. This dramatic narrative highlights the outbreak of the yellow fever in 1793 Philadelphia. This book describes the primitive and dangerous medical procedures, such as bloodletting, used to help cure the disease, and eve
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