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The Very First Thanksgiving Day
3.61
did not like it
The book provides a brief history of pilgrims, Indians, and the journey to the new world on Mayflower. I am not a fan of candy-coated history books. I ...more
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Nov 20, 2011
 
Yes, We Can! A Salute To Children From President Obama's Victory Speech
3.78
it was amazing
This book is written by President Barack Obama, a victory speech in which he saludes to children in America. It incorporates quotes from Obama's victo ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
4.42
it was amazing
This book addresses the noble work of MLK. It is an inspirational about the history and how MLK fought for racial equality in America. The book includ ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse (Skippyjon Jones, #2)
4.26
really liked it
The Skippjon Jones series are great for imaginative writing, since Skippyjon Jones often find himself taking on an imaginary adventure in his own home ...more
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Sep 05, 2011
 
Stephen Hawking: Cosmologist Who Gets a Big Bang Out of the Universe
3.81
it was amazing
This is a children friendly autobiography on Stephen Hawking. He is a renown theoretical physicist and cosmologist. This book discusses the extraordin ...more
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Aug 26, 2011
 
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion (Knuffle Bunny, #3)
4.39
it was amazing
This is the last book to the Knuffle Bunny series. I almost cried when I finished the book. This book will teaches students that sometimes letting go ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
If You Decide To Go To The Moon
3.95
it was amazing
This is a science and math related book that is appropriate for students from 5th to 8th grade. It mentions the conversions of miles, hours and days. ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Whoever You Are
4.16
it was amazing
"Whoever You Are" is a book about the equality among the different races around the world. It teaches children to understand that no matter what skin ...more
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Aug 23, 2011
 
The Terrible Thing That Happened at Our House
3.52
it was amazing
I love how this book is actually a parenting book rather than a children's book. Besides that it does teaches children the responsibilities they can t ...more
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Aug 23, 2011
 
The Paper Bag Princess
4.32
did not like it
This may be a book I would put in the classroom library, but I don't think I'll be reading it aloud. The princess was smart and saved the prince, but ...more
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Oct 06, 2011
 
Spirit of Hope
4.21
it was amazing
A book about a family losing their home and still having hope in despair. This book is especially special to me because I had a chance to read it to a ...more
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Nov 20, 2011
 
Is a Camel a Mammal?
4.04
it was amazing
This book is good for teaching rhyming, mammals, omnivores, carnivores, and herbivores. I liked how they mentioned animals that most kids may not be f ...more
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Nov 20, 2011
 
Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson
4.23
really liked it
A story written by Sharon Robinson and Kadir Nelson illustrated the courage of Jackie Robinson for being the pioneer of being the first African Americ ...more
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Aug 26, 2011
 
The Magic Hat
3.99
it was amazing
The students loved it when I did a large prop lesson with this book. This is a great book for teaching imaginative or creative writings. It is fun and ...more
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Aug 30, 2011
 
The Three Pigs
4.15
it was amazing
I love the spin they put in the story! Instead of getting eaten by the wolf, the three pigs escaped outside of the story and traveled to other story b ...more
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Oct 06, 2011
 
Today I Will Fly! (Elephant & Piggie, #1)
4.29
it was amazing
This one of the Elephant and Piggie book series by Mo Willems. I am a huge fan of Mo Willems. This book is funny and very simple. Lots and Lots of sig ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
The Greedy Triangle
4.11
it was amazing
I love how this book relate different shapes into everyday objects that students experience. This will really help them understand how shapes influenc ...more
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Nov 07, 2011
 
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (Knuffle Bunny, #1)
4.26
it was amazing
Kuh-nuffle Bunny is one of my favorite book of all time!! I love the fact that the story has real-life photgraphs as background and cartoon characters ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Everyone Uses Math
3.60
really liked it
I really like how the book relate math to professional careers in the society. It talked about how pilots use math to know how fast they fly, how musi ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Scritch Scratch
3.18
did not like it
I think this would be a good book for students to read on leisure time, however, I do not think this would be a good teaching tool. The story is about ...more
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Aug 30, 2011
 
Perros! Perros!/Dogs! Dogs!: A Story in English and Spanish
3.87
liked it
This is a bilingual story book in both English and Spanish. This would be a great book for not only bilingual English learners but for students who ar ...more
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Aug 26, 2011
 
Where the Sidewalk Ends
4.29
it was amazing
Where the Sidewalk Ends has a variety of poems incorporated into one book. It shows students the many different writing styles, teaches rhyming, and m ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity (Knuffle Bunny, #2)
4.28
it was amazing
A sequel to Mo Willems Knuffle Bunny. This time Trixie accidently swapped her bunny with another classmate who has the same bunny only with pink ears. ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
The Dot
4.26
it was amazing
I love this story. It gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling every time I read the story. It's about encouraging students to do what they think is impossib ...more
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Aug 30, 2011
 
The Frog Prince, Continued
4.17
it was amazing
This is a different and funny approach to all of the familiar fairy tales students have heard of such as Snow Whites, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
The Bunyans
3.88
it was amazing
This is a book written about an American folk tale character and his family. It illustrated how the family accidentally created all of the beautiful l ...more
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Oct 06, 2011
 
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!
4.27
really liked it
The story essentially is a poem with repetition and rhyming words about a child who was refrain from painting by his mother because he kept making a m ...more
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Sep 05, 2011
 
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
4.29
it was amazing
This is humorous approach for teaching persuasive writing. The Pigeon is a cunning and fun character that students will enjoy while he repetitively tr ...more
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Aug 23, 2011
 
Presidents of the United States
4.00
it was amazing
This is a level 3 readers appropriate book about all of the presidents throughout American history. It provides brief description of each presidents s ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
 
Little Cloud
3.95
it was amazing
Little Cloud is a great book to introduce the topic on clouds. This would be a great book to begin students to recognize the different shapes, sizes a ...more
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Oct 05, 2011
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