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Happy Birthday, Dr. King
3.84
really liked it
A boy gets in trouble for fighting over who gets to sit in the back seat of the bus. As he discusses it with his family, he learns more about his fami ...more
Jun 11, 2009
Jun 11, 2009
 
Cinderella
3.98
liked it
This review is of the version illustrated by Diane Goode -
There are two pages of illustrations I really enjoyed - one showed the transformation of mic
...more
Nov 21, 2008
Nov 22, 2008
 
The Old Musician
3.00
liked it
This was a strange book about an old man who played the flute - and a little girl who liked to listen. At first, she is his only audience. Then, more ...more
May 16, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
The Dark Hills Divide (The Land of Elyon, #1)
3.72
liked it
This book started out kind of slow but picked up in the middle.
Perhaps this is because the heroine has no true interaction with others until the middl
...more
Oct 12, 2008
May 05, 2008
 
Time of Wonder
4.07
really liked it
Wonderful depictions of island life in the summer. Much of the first part of the book seemed like random poetic rambling to me - enjoyable, but very s ...more
Feb 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
It Could Have Been Worse
4.05
really liked it
This is one of the few books in which the pictures are really necessary to tell the story. I'm very text-oriented - I find that I really have to make ...more
Nov 26, 2008
Nov 26, 2008
 
Coraline
4.04
really liked it
A good book - a horror story for little kids. I'm interested in seeing how my daughter likes it. A couple of lines really made me laugh:
"Nobody sensib
...more
Jan 31, 2009
Sep 13, 2008
 
The Cloud Book
3.75
liked it
I find that I do not enjoy Tomie dePaola's non-fiction as much as I like the fiction. One redeeming feature of this book was the little asides in desc ...more
Feb 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
Ira Says Goodbye
3.88
really liked it
Although a little old-fashioned (who collects baseball cards anymore?) this book seemed to capture the feeling of two young children when they learn t ...more
Mar 10, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
Pet Show!
3.88
really liked it
A really cute story about a community pet show - and a pet cat who just does not want to play by the rules! You can kind of tell that this was publish ...more
Mar 10, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
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