[Book Review] The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson

The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson Retold by David Warner Paintings by Greg Newbold Blurb: “It’s Christmas Eve, but for one little girl, there will be no stockings hung lovingly above the fireplace or shiny presents wrapped under the tree. The best that the little match girl can hope for is a warm, …

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Nina the Neighborhood Ninja

Nina the Neighborhood Ninja by Sonia Panigrahy Blurb: “Calling all Girls to find their inner Superhero! Smart. Strong. Speedy. Nina the Neighborhood Ninja is a creative and take-charge kind of little girl who possesses all of these amazing qualities. Fiona the Firefly is her loyal and trusty sidekick. Through teamwork and bravery, Nina and Fiona …

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Hail to the Chief (An Ellis the Elephant Story)

Hail to the Chief (An Ellis the Elephant Story) by Callista Gingrich Blurb: “Ellis the elephant is back, and he’s headed to the White House! In Hail to the Chief, the sixth in Callista Gingrich’s New York Times bestselling series, Ellis meets some of America’s greatest presidents and discovers how they have led our country throughout …

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A Rare Nativity

A Rare Nativity by Sam Beeson (Images by Nina & Terral Cochran) Blurb: “We’ve all heard the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” and we’ve all seen the traditional Christmas crèche. Now, author Sam Beeson and photographers Nina and Terral Cochran combine these two classic Christmas icons to create A Rare Nativity. Upon reading the …

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This is the Turkey

This is the Turkey by Abby Levine This is a fun story! It’s written in rhyme, which is always fun, and it’s actually well done. It is clever and full of some fun surprises. The illustrations are bright and colorful, and so cute! I love the expressions on the faces. I love that, although exaggerated …

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Let’s Celebrate Thanksgiving

Let’s Celebrate Thanksgiving by Peter and Connie Roop We got this book a few years ago in a book order from the school, and I actually like it. It has some very good information about the Pilgrims and the Native Americans. It isn’t a fictional story, it is facts and information about the Pilgrims and …

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The Adventures of Geo the Pebble

The Adventures of Geo the Pebble by Jay Gerald Summary: “Have you ever picked up a pebble and wondered where it came from and the adventures it has had? This is the story of Geo, who was born at the top of a mountain and traveled all around the world to end up in the …

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