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Leyan Ammar rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Feast for 10 by Cathryn Falwell
Feast for 10
by Cathryn Falwell
read in April, 2012
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Feast for 10 is a great picture book for kids learning math for the first time. It also features an African American family – something we don’t see often in story books. I liked that the book counted from one to ten and then counted once more from o...more
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123 to the Zoo by Eric Carle
123 to the Zoo
by Eric Carle
read in April, 2012
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1, 2, 3 to the zoo is a great introductory book for kids learning numbers. Each spread contains an illustration that takes up both sides. The colorful images draw your attention to what is going on and make you focus in. Although this is a wordless p...more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Ten, Nine, Eight Board Book by Molly Bang
Ten, Nine, Eight Board Book
by Molly Bang
read in April, 2012
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Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly bang is a quiet and calm story with bright illustrations that catch your eye. The first thing I noticed when I looked at the book was the African American little girl getting ready for bed. The large white space on the left...more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Sunshine Home by Eve Bunting
Sunshine Home
by Eve Bunting
read in April, 2012
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Sunshine Home is a very detailed picture book with images taking over each entire page. There are no borders in this book, just full bleed illustrations along with text. The detailed images were able to grab me and take me into the different settings...more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Lost Lake by Allen Say
The Lost Lake
by Allen Say
read in April, 2012
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This picture book contained a lot of glowing watercolors that grabbed your eye. The font the text was written in was basic and usually appeared on the left with the illustrations on the right. The borders were maybe an inch, an inch and a half in len...more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne
Voices in the Park
by Anthony Browne
read in April, 2012
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I know we already read this book in class but since it was on the list, I decided to read it once again and rate it. The four different perspectives or “voices” in this book change as the season do. Each voice allows the reader a complete different f...more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Beware Of The Storybook Wolves by Lauren Child
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The light blue end pages offer an inviting feel to the reader. The images in this book are super colorful and detailed. The bright pictures caught my eyes right away. The illustrations are done in a collage format and the font style is very creative....more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Wolves by Emily Gravett
Wolves
by Emily Gravett
read in March, 2012
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The illustrations in this book cover both pages, even though the book has a portrait orientation. There is not much color to this book, but the red and white give off a nice contrast. There is not much text to this storybook but the illustrations def...more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 1 of 5 stars
Bright and Early Thursday Evening by Audrey Wood
Bright and Early Thursday Evening: A Tangled Tale
by Audrey Wood (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2012
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The dark red end pages send off a mystery touch to this book. The digital images are very detailed and realistic. I found some of the illustrations a bit strange but very unique to the other images I usually see in books. The borders in this book are...more
Leyan Ammar rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Corduroy by Don Freeman
Corduroy
by Don Freeman
read in February, 2012
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The large white borders in this book allow the reader to focus in on the wonderful watercolor and pencil. I noticed that the story takes place inside rather than outside and also the little girl who purchased Corduroy is African American. Some of the...more
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