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Martin Luther King, Jr. by Marion Dane Bauer
Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Marion Dane Bauer (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2012
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This book is included in a great bibliography series for young children. Bauer takes real life situations that are important for all to know and transforms them into understandable, kid-friendly stories. This story about Martin Luther King Jr. introd...more
Two Rings by Millie Werber
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I have always been interested in World War II, the holocaust in particular. I think it is an important part of history that everyone should be familiar with so we are sure not to let history repeat itself. That being said, this is my favorite source...more
Animals Around the World by Deborah Chancellor
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Animals Around the World is a very informative non-fiction book for nursery and primary readers. The book lists multiple habitats around the world and gives plenty of examples of animals that live in each one. The desert, the rainforest, and the wood...more
The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
The Easter Egg
by Jan Brett
read in April, 2012
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As spring approaches quickly this year, I picked up some spring theme books at the library. I am so happy I picked up The Easter Egg by Jan Brett. This is a beautiful picture book for nursery and primary readers. Brett tells a wonderful story about b...more
Oh, The Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
by Dr. Seuss
read in April, 2012
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This is definitely my favorite Dr. Seuss book! "Oh the Places you’ll Go!" is fun and inspiring for people of all ages. I characterize this as a poetry book for all readers. The celebration of graduations throughout the story are real situations that...more
One Wolf Howls by Scotti Cohn
One Wolf Howls
by Scotti Cohn (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2012
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"One Wolf Howls" is an excellent story for many reasons including illustrations and theme. This is a realistic fiction book for primary readers but, it can be enjoyed by all ages because of the wonderful, poetic words. The Nautilus Book Award for Chi...more
There Was an Old Man Who Painted the Sky by Teri Sloat
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What a beautifully illustrated book! I love the culture and history that is discussed based on the paintings found in a cave in Spain. I classify this as a historical fiction book for ages 4-10. The book rhymes like a song as you read about the paint...more
Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore by Michael Olesker
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Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore is an autobiography written by Michael Olesker. The story is intended for intermediate and advanced readers. Olesker tells the stories told to him by friends and family, who are immigrants to America, about the jour...more
Unsinkable by Gordon Korman
Unsinkable (Titanic, #1)
by Gordon Korman
read in March, 2012
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I cannot wait to read the next book! Unsinkable is a historical fiction novel aimed for readers 12 and above. Korman introduces four very different characters aboard the Titanic and describes their lives. The book is written with great detail which...more
Surrender by Sonya Hartnett
Surrender
by Sonya Hartnett
read in March, 2012
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Wow, what a story. When beginning Surrender I thought it was sort of predictable, but the intense nature and the vivid descriptions kept me reading. I believe the story is realistic fiction made for advanced readers. Anwell, also known as Gabriel, i...more
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