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The Tooth Book
4.04
liked it
Not Dr. Seuss' finest work. Seuss explains that everyone has teeth: doctors, Jack-o-laterns, lions, etc. Except clams and snails and chickens. I am no ...more
Jun 03, 2012
Jun 03, 2012
 
Little Fur Family
4.18
it was ok
I guess it is me, but this story didn't do much for me. Sure, I liked Garth Williams' illustrations. I always like his work. The story is supposed to ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Ella Sarah Gets Dressed
3.77
liked it
Having a daughter who has eclectic fashion tastes as well as a determination for what she wants, I saw many parallels between Ella Sarah and Beetle.

E
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Dec 26, 2011
Dec 26, 2011
 
Curious George
4.13
it was ok
I never quite got Curious George. I remember having this book as a youngster. I wasn't thrilled with it then, and I don't "get" it now. This is the fi ...more
Mar 25, 2012
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Mar 25, 2012
 
The Missing Piece Meets the Big O
4.32
it was amazing
In some ways, I actually like this more than The Missing Piece, although it isn't the same. The lesson here is that everyone can make his own life wit ...more
Mar 31, 2012
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Mar 31, 2012
 
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
4.36
really liked it
A classic! Not many stories hold up in film, but this is the exception.

The book though, is still a precious read. Ol' Ted did wonders with this book.
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Dec 23, 2011
 
You Are My Miracle
4.25
liked it
This is a book of rhyme of a parent speaking to his child. He offers a contrast between the two of them in rhyme on each page.

I am your bundle up;
you
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Mar 25, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
 
Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm
4.16
liked it
Okay, I am starting to "get" Amelia Bedelia. It is still not something I am going to clamor for, but I understand her mixed up ways a bit better with ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
 
Happy Thanksgiving, Biscuit!
3.81
it was ok
A cute enough story, I suppose. A little girl prepares for Thanksgiving (no mention of her parents, of course). Biscuit, the dog, muddies everything u ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
4.29
it was amazing
This classic Eric Carle book is the artist at his best. What a lovely book that shows the life cycle of a caterpillar to butterfly. Hungry he was. The ...more
Mar 25, 2012
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Mar 25, 2012
 
I Spy Little Bunnies (with foil)
3.34
it was ok
Another I Spy book. Fritz is a fan of these. This one, because of its size doesn't seem as good. The pictures are not large, therefore, it is more dif ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
If You Give a Cat a Cupcake
4.20
liked it
Another entry in the "If You Give a . . ." franchise. It's the same hilarity. I use these to teach my fourth graders dependent clauses and complex sen ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
4.04
I used this book in my folktales unit. It is one of my favorite children's books.

I have multiple copies of this.
Jan 1995
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Feb 05, 2012
 
The Three Questions
4.34
really liked it
A nice tale that examines three questions a boy has. Not surprisingly, he finds out he is important. Touching, but a bit forced, imo.
****
Another read
...more
May 14, 2014
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Jul 03, 2010
 
Mice at Bat
3.60
it was ok
This is a beginning reader, and as that, this is a fine book. It is interesting, somewhat funny, and has a plot. The problem for me is that the Mighty ...more
Apr 11, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
 
Little Fox Goes to the End of the World
3.98
it was ok
A cutesy book about an imaginative little fox who explains how he will travel the world. His mother indulges the fantasy. After explaining all the dan ...more
Feb 18, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
 
The Poky Little Puppy's Wonderful Winter Day
3.77
did not like it
There isn't much of a story here. The one puppy who is late doesn't receive consequences for being tardy. If there are no consequences, then he has no ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
 
Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal (Junie B. Jones, #10)
3.99
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy (Junie B. Jones, #12)
3.92
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha! (Junie B. Jones, #26)
4.13
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Feb 04, 2012
 
Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder (Junie B. Jones, #20)
4.00
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Feb 04, 2012
 
A Bargain for Frances
4.25
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Dec 27, 2011
 
Max's Words
4.22
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Jul 20, 2009
Dec 11, 2010
 
Fox in Socks
4.06
liked it
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Jan 2008
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Jul 03, 2010
 
Dracula
3.96
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Jul 30, 2012
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