Frindle

Frindle by Andrew Clements (Summary taken from the inside book jacket) “Everyone knows that Mrs. Granger, Nicholas Allen’s fifth-grade teacher, has X-ray vision, and nobody gets away with anything in her classroom. To make matters worse, she’s also a fanatic about the dictionary, which is hopelessly boring to Nick. But when Nick learns an interesting …

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When a Dragon Moves In

When a Dragon Moves In by Jodi Moore (Summary taken from the inside book jacket) “If you build a perfect sandcastle, a dragon will move in–and that’s exactly what happens to one very lucky boy on the beach. The boy and his dragon brave the waves, roast marshmallows, roam the shore, and have a perfectly …

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Kirby Puckernut and the Christmas Surprise

Kirby Puckernut and the Christmas Surprise by Alicia Richardson (Summary taken from the inside book jacket) “Kirby Puckernut is Santa’s cleverest little elf. While dreaming up marvelous toys for good girls and boys, Kirby has his best idea yet–a real elf in every home, all through the holidays, spreading Christmas Magic! Santa finds the perfect …

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Beau and the Beanstalk

Beau and the Beanstalk by Lee Baker (Summary taken from www.mediaguests.net) “Beau and the Beanstalk is being released as a revolutionary Interactive App. Children will be able to read along with the text as Lee Baker narrates the story as well as hear the characters speak as they interact on their PC, Mac, ipad, iphone, …

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Book Review of Laura’s Star by Klaus Baumgart

Laura’s Star by Klaus Baumgart I love this book! It is such a sweet story. Laura wishes on the evening star for a friend. She sees something shiny fall from the sky and runs outside to see what it is. It is a beautifully shiny star (and it really is shiny….love it!). She takes it …

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Book Review of Holy Stable by Heidi Hanseen

Holy Stable by Heidi Hanseen (Summary taken from the back book cover) “The heavenly gift of Christmas transforms hearts and homes. Create lasting memories as you experience with family and friends the shared affection at Jesus’ birth. Mary and Joseph’s devotion to God and sublime caring for each other will bring you to experience the …

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Book Review of What Are You Thinking by Valerie Ackley

What Are You Thinking? by Valerie Ackley This children’s book is so fun! I absolutely LOVE the message of this book! The book talks about how powerful our thoughts are, and how you can do whatever you put your mind to. It also discusses how if you have “yucky” thoughts when you wake up then …

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Down By The Cool Of The Pool

Down By The Cool Of The Pool by Tony Mitton (Summary taken from the back of the book) “Join sprightly Frog and his energetic farmyard friends as they frolic down by the cool of the pool. Where will the fun end?” My daughter brought this book home from school today. I had never seen it …

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Just Fine the Way They Are by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge

Just Fine the Way They Are by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge (Summary taken from the inside book jacket) “Mr. John Slack, keeper of a tavern beside a rutted road in the early 1800’s, thought things were just fine they way they were. So did Lucius Stockton, who ran the National Road Stage Company in the mid-1800’s. …

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A Gift of Love

A Gift of Love by Dr. Claus (Summary taken from the press release) “[A gift of Love] is a children’s picture book written through the eyes of a second grade student not far from ground zero on September 11, 2001. As this story unfolds, you will discover how one brave New York City firefighter, father and …

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