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Jingle Dancer
3.98
really liked it
You could use this book to teach about different cultures customs and traditions. It also teaches about family. This book is very descripitive and cou ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes (Mercy Watson #6)
4.22
it was amazing
This was a great little book. You fall in love with Mercy, the pig and his family. It goes with 5 other books, I have only read four of them but this ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Someone for Mr. Sussman
3.82
it was ok
I am not sure what to think about this book. In my tradebooks class I was introduced to the idea that this was a feminst book. However it does deal wi ...more
Apr 06, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
The Last Laugh
3.48
it was amazing
There were hardly no words in the book. I loved it. This is another good example of getting kids to read through the pictures. IT is about bullying, s ...more
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Apr 27, 2011
 
Dumpling Soup
3.94
This book is a great way to show that families are diverse. In this family there are Japanese and Hawaiins. The granma refers to it as chop-suey. But ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
I'll Fix Anthony
3.79
liked it
I liked this book because it was about sibling rivalry. I feel students could relate to it because most of them have sisiters and brothers that get on ...more
Mar 2011
Apr 13, 2011
 
My Travelin' Eye
4.09
it was amazing
I thought this book was adorable. This book would be great to read to kids to help them realize everyone is different but that they need to embrace an ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
Ramona the Pest (Ramona, #2)
4.05
it was amazing
This book exhibits school conflict. Not necessarily with the teacher, because Ramona loves her teacher Mrs. Binney, but the conflict is more between R ...more
Apr 13, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
Mice And Beans
3.88
it was amazing
This book shows that it doesn't matter if you have mice as long as you and your family are together everything else will fall into place. You could us ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Giggle, Giggle, Quack
4.20
it was amazing
This reminded me of the Amelia Bedilia books which I loved growing up. While reading this I felt you could open up a discussion about what the role of ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Snow Bears
3.69
it was amazing
This would be a great book to use on a lesson of making inferences. The entire time the reader thinks that the baby bears are gone and they have been ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
The Noisy Way To Bed
3.42
it was amazing
This book was funny. I really liked it and i thought it would be a great book to read aloud to a class. Maybe as an end of the day story. It is cute a ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Visiting Day
4.27
really liked it
This probably wouldn't be a good read aloud. It was however a great book. I really was impressed with the amount of emotion in the book. It never said ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
My First Chinese New Year
3.76
liked it
This book teaches students about family and traditions. I thought it was a great multicultural book that would be appropriate for kindergardten and up ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Rainy Day!
3.43
liked it
If the weather is ever bad when I become a teacher, which I am sure it will be, I am reading this book. It gives students options of what to do if it ...more
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Apr 27, 2011
 
Princess Bess Gets Dressed
3.69
really liked it
Not all princesses like to wear crowns. That is the theme of this book. Princess Bess must change clothes 10 times a day, and one would think she woul ...more
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Apr 19, 2011
 
Wallace's Lists
3.93
liked it
This book teaches you to let go of your normal routine and something great will happen. Wallace went by the books on everything he did. If it wasn't o ...more
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Apr 28, 2011
 
Clumsy Crab
3.62
really liked it
This was another out-cast book. The main character has huge claws that always get n the way and ruin everything for him. Well one day his huge claws c ...more
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Apr 19, 2011
 
Are You My Mother?
4.17
it was amazing
This book is an all time favorite of mine. I was reading through some reviews and I was intrigued to find that some people use this book as an introdu ...more
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Apr 18, 2011
 
Whatever Happened to the Dinosaurs?
3.53
it was amazing
This could open a dinosaur unit very well. It presents a student with an interesting question, what really happened to the dinosaurs? I thought that s ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Las telarañas de Carlota
4.15
it was amazing
Can I give this book 10 stars? This is one of the best books I have ever read. To me this is the perfect book to use to introduce friendship and how a ...more
Jan 17, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
Mercy Watson Fights Crime (Mercy Watson #3)
4.19
it was amazing
Great book! I feel that this book really would capture the attention of all readers. It caught mine! Mercy catches a theif trying to steal their toast ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
I'll Be Me and You Be You
4.33
it was amazing
The grass is always greener on the other side. This is a classic story of this. When two girls envy the other's hair, they knock heads and switch hair ...more
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Apr 19, 2011
 
Choo Choo Clickety-Clack!
3.59
it was ok
I think this book would be great for little boys but I am afraid that little girls would get bored with it. It is all about bikes and planes and cars ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
 
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
4.41
it was amazing
I love love love this book. The song that goes with it makes me want to sing. I thought it was a great predictable read aloud book for young children. ...more
Jan 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
The Jade Necklace
4.10
liked it
This book takes place in an earlier time period, therefore I labeled it historical fiction. I thought this book was a good example of how to deal with ...more
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Apr 28, 2011
 
The Crayon Box That Talked
4.15
it was amazing
This book had a great message. If you work together everyone can make something beautiful, despite their differences. It was a great book with an even ...more
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Apr 28, 2011
 
I Don't Want to Go Back to School
3.57
liked it
This book was good because it had conflict in different areas. It had sibling conflict as well as school conflict. Most of the school conflict was a r ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
Yoko's Paper Cranes
3.89
liked it
This cat sends oragami from America back to her home in Japan to her father. She is doing it so he knows she is going to come back soon. This book is ...more
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Apr 28, 2011
 
Hurry and the Monarch
3.86
it was amazing
This book was very educational but very interesting too. It takes readers through the life cycle of a butterfly. I thought this would be a great book ...more
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Apr 21, 2011
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