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The Great Interactive Dream Machine by Richard Peck
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1. Science Fiction

2. Josh and Aaron, two best friends, get into mischief together from time to time. When Josh discovers a way that his computer turns into a wishing machine, it leads to the greatest mischief of all.

3. A- This is an accurate storyli
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Katelyn rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Frindle by Andrew Clements
Frindle
by Andrew Clements
read in November, 2011
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1. Other- Contemporary Realism

2. Nick Allen is a curious fifth grader at Lincoln Elementary School. When he learns about the way words are created, he decides that he can create a new word for a pen.

3. A- This is a great book for students because it
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Katelyn rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Borrowers by Mary Norton
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1. Fantasy

2. The Clock family are borrowers, a rare and tiny people, that live at the bottom of a grandfather clock. They must borrow things from average size humans, which makes things difficult for them. The struggles they face are large and life
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The World At Her Fingertips by Joan Dash
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1. Biography

2. The story of Helen Keller’s courageous life.

3. A- The author did an incredible job with this book. The story is well written, and the facts are accurate.

B- I thought it was good that the book included pictures of Helen and her family
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Katelyn rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Hamster and Cheese by Colleen A.F. Venable
Hamster and Cheese
by Colleen A.F. Venable (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2011
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1. Graphic Novel

2. A hamster and a guinea pig try to solve a mystery for their pet store owner. He wants to know who is stealing his sandwiches, otherwise he is going to get rid of the pets.

3. A- This is a fun read for students or children interested
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Katelyn rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Honey, I love by Eloise Greenfield
Honey, I love
by Eloise Greenfield
read in December, 2011
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1. Poetry

2. This is a beautiful and rhythmic poem about all the things a little girl loves in her life.

3. A- The illustrations are endearing and warm, they help bring the words to life.

B- This is a good, positive, appropriate, and strong poetry book
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Katelyn rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Birmingham Sunday (Orbis Pictus Honor for Outstanding Nonfict... by Larry Dane Brimner
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1. Informational

2. An informative and heartbreaking journey through the Civil Rights era in Alabama. The book is centered around the Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing on Sunday, September 15, 1963.

3. A- The real life images, and ne
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Katelyn rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Snake Scientist by Sy Montgomery
The Snake Scientist
by Sy Montgomery
read in November, 2011
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1. Informational
2. Bob, the snake scientist, gives a detailed description of the intriguing lives of snakes.
3. A- This is a great book for children that are interested in snakes. The images and details are both informative and engaging.

B- I should
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A Picture Book of Anne Frank by David A. Adler
A Picture Book of Anne Frank
by David A. Adler
read in November, 2011
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1. Biography


2. This biography is a picture book that reveals the life of Anne Frank.

3. A- The illustrations are the area for comment. The beautiful images help children visualize Anne, and show just how young and innocent she was.

B- The life of Ann
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The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
The Cat in the Hat
by Dr. Seuss
read in November, 2011
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1. Controlled Vocabulary


2. Sally and her brother are cooped up inside on a rainy day. A cat in a hat shows up, and turns their rainy day upside down.

3. A- The rhyming is consistent, and the wording is simple. It will be an easy read for beginners.

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