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Me...Jane by Patrick McDonnell
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This book is about Jane Goodall's life depicted as a child. It tells the story of Jane and her stuffed chimpanzee Jubilee. Jane is always outside with Jubilee watching the animals.

The book is well written for a picture book. for example, it shows ho...more
Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet
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This book is the story of Tony Sarg, the man behind the magic that is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Starting off as puppeteer, Tony was asked to develop puppets for the first ever Thanksgiving Day parade in 1924.The book explains how the Thanks...more
Make Way for Sam Houston by Jean Fritz
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Make Way for Sam Houston is Jean Fritz’s biographical look at the life of Houston, the famous politician and statesman. The book gives a general overview of Houston’s life, from his birth in 1793 to his death seventy years later. the book gives more...more
The Double Life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz
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Pocahontas is an Indian Princess who once lived a life free of English settlers. One day they begin to arrive and her life changes with new people, trading, entertaining, being captured, and one day marrying one.

This book is interesting to young rea...more
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
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the book is about A young boy named Bud Caldwell.He has been an orphan since he was six, runs away after being abused in a foster home so he sets out to find his father. the book talks about the adventurers and lessons he learns along the way.

The boo...more
Christmas Time by Gail Gibbons
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this book explains the history and meaning of Christmas. It explains why people celebrate it. The book makes the holiday easy for children to understand.

The book is accurate when describing Christmas. It talks about Jesus, Mary and Joseph. the inform...more
The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge by Joanna Cole
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Ms. Frizzle’s class needs up-to-date information for their class play on global warming, so they climb aboard the Magic School Bus for a wild ride around the Earth. They visit the melting Arctic ice cap to help them understand the science. Then the s...more
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
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Number the Stars is told from the point of view of ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen. The story is set in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark during the Holocaust. The book is about Annemarie and her friend Ellen who is Jewish.

The book follows all the cri...more
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