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Karen rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Only Game by Mike Lupica
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The New Small Person by Lauren Child
The New Small Person
by Lauren Child
read in February, 2015
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Parents need to help siblings be siblings. The older child takes much to long to accept the younger. Skip this sibling book.
Karen rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Night Owl by Toni Yuly
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Karen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
When You Need a Friend by Suzanne Chiew
When You Need a Friend
by Suzanne Chiew
read in February, 2015
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A friendship book. Large colorful illustrations, positive friendly message. Yes, worth the purchase.
Karen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
A Poem in Your Pocket by Margaret McNamara
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Elementary picture book. An engaging way to introduce and encourage poetry writing.
Karen rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Just a Duck? by Carin Bramsen
Just a Duck?
by Carin Bramsen
read in February, 2015
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A picture book for children of all ages. Realistic illustrations, rhyming text and a very positive message. This book is a must purchase for every library, public and school.
Karen rated a book 1 of 5 stars
Finding Spring by Carin Berger
Finding Spring
by Carin Berger
read in February, 2015
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Not a fan of the illustrations - much to dark. I don't see them as child friendly. Do we really need another book about a bear cub wandering off to find spring? Note:Bear cubs are born in January so, this could not happen. Perhaps a book about an ani ...more
Karen rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Greenglass House by Kate Milford
Greenglass House
by Kate Milford (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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The beginning was suspenseful and exciting. The middle was confusing. I stopped reading and skimmed to the end. I had such hopes.
Karen and 4 other people liked Chris Murray's review of Greenglass House:
Greenglass House by Kate Milford
"Summary (amazon.com)
It was supposed to be winter vacation. Though Milo’s parents run an inn with a clientele that tends to include more than your average number of smugglers, he can always count on winter vacation to be bereft of guests. Yet in sp..." Read more of this review »
Karen rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Right Word by Jennifer Fisher Bryant
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Although not a book for a young child, this very busy book does an excellent job of explaining words! I am not a fan of the art, yet the text encourages you to continue reading. This 2015 Honor book is worth the read.
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