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Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed

Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed is a wonderful collection of stories that share the early path of some famous scientists. This is an excellent nonfiction book that would be great upper elementary and middle school students. I … Continue reading

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Lulu Is A Rhinoceros by Jason Flom, Allison Flom

Lulu Is A Rhinoceros by Jason Flom, Allison Flom is a cute, silly story of a dog who thinks she is a rhino, even though the world sees her as a bull dog. Lulu is a bulldog who sees herself … Continue reading

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Love and Ruin by Paula McLain

Love and Ruin by Paula McLain is a historical fiction book that focuses on on Ernest Hemingway’s third wife, Martha Gellhorn. Martha was a respected and celebrated person with many accomplishments. She was a war correspondent for 60 years, and an author in … Continue reading

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Hedgehog! by Ashlyn Anstee

Hedgehog! by Ashlyn Anstee is a cute story of the consequences of not sharing, especially when you have a lot, and you could share. The story shows kids that by refusing to share and hoarding resources, you may actually hurt yourself … Continue reading

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Roxy the Raccoon by Alice Reeves

Roxy the Raccoon: A Story to Help Children Learn about Disability and Inclusion by Alice Reeves is a book about Roxy who is disabled and needs a wheelchair and what her life is like. This heart felt book for ages 4-8 shows children that … Continue reading

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Fish-Boy An Inuit Folk Tale by Vanita Oelschlager

Fish-Boy: An Inuit Folk Tale by Vanita Oelschlager is very cute story with colorful and delightful illustrations. In this story, an old Inuit man tells the story of Fish Boy. The Arctic region of North America is a land of long days, icy cold, hardy … Continue reading

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My Big Book of Bible Heroes Devotional by Glenn Hascall

My Big Book of Bible Heroes Devotional by Glenn Hascall is a wonderful devotional. I am a teacher at a private Seventh-day Adventist school. I read this devotional to my students and they really enjoyed it.  This devotional is colorful and easy-to-read, … Continue reading

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Look for Ladybug in Plant City by Katherina Manolessou

Look for Ladybug in Plant City by Katherina Manolessou is a beautiful book. The colors are vibrant and there’s so much to look at. My students enjoyed this book and wanted more of it.  A lot of time could be spend … Continue reading

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The Sun Played Hide-and-Seek: A Personification Story by Brian P. Cleary

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The Sun Played Hide-and-Seek: A Personification Story by Brian P. Cleary is about a young girl is given an assignment to do a presentation on the unfamiliar word. Her classmates are distributed much easier projects using such words as puns, similes, … Continue reading

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The Very Very Very Long Dog by Julia Patton

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The Very Very Very Long Dogby Julia Patton is a cute book about a dogs adventure through town. The story is funny and light hearted. This story teaches to accept everyone no matter their differences. Bartleby lives in a bookstore and … Continue reading

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