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Stickmen’s Guide to Your Mighty Muscles and Bones by John Farndon and Venitia Dean

Stickmen’s Guide to Your Mighty Muscles and Bones by John Farndon and Venitia Dean is well-written with clear text and illustrations. The diagrams are labeled well and easy to understand. Children will enjoy the interesting diagrams throughout the book. The book … 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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Sea Otter Heroes The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem by Patricia Newman

Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem by Patricia Newman is a nonfiction children’s book, which has an interesting story to tell. The ecosystem of California’s Elkhorn Slough showed some abnormalities. The seagrass was unusually healthy, considering the pollution that drained … Continue reading

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Children of the Past: Archaeology and the Lives of Kids by Lois Miner Huey

Children of the Past: Archaeology and the Lives of Kids by Lois Miner Huey is a nonfiction children’s book that introduces young readers to both the methods of archaeologists and to the lives of children throughout Western history, focusing specifically on: • … Continue reading

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Underneath My Bed by Brian P Cleary

Underneath My Bed by Brian P Cleary is a wonderful book.This book is a book of list poems. The book begins by explaining what exactly a list poem is, and encourages the reader to write his or her own.  It contains … Continue reading

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The Alligator’s Smile Jane Yolen, and Jason Stemple

The Alligator’s Smile by Jane Yolen, and Jason Stemple is full of smiling alligators.  Each poem in this entertaining and instructive collection is accompanied by a related informational blurb. I like the idea of pairing alligators and poetry together. Each page … Continue reading

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50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet!

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet by Dennis Denenberg & Lorrain Roscoe is absolutely amazing. I loved every part of this book. It covers a wide variety of American heroes. There are civil war heroes, turn of the century … Continue reading

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