Entries Tagged as '1960s Childrens Literature'

Forest Fire Mystery

November 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN Originally published in 1962, the Forest Fire Mystery is a fast-paced story that tells the story of 15-year-old Art Mills, who moves with his parents and younger sister from Denver, Colorado, to a small southern Colorado town bordered by a national forest. Art gets off to a rough start with the local […]

[

Tags: ·······

Little Turtle’s Big Adventure

April 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By DIANE VUKOVIC Even though this book was was first published in 1969, it is still highly relevant today. It begins with a little turtle enjoying his life by a pond. All the animals at the pond are happy until one day there is a rumble like thunder. Men with bulldozers and machines come […]

[

Tags: ········

The Magic Finger

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Ever get so mad at someone that you see red? When that happens to the narrator of Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake’s book The Magic Finger, she points her magic finger and well … things happen. Veg kids will probably relate when the narrator gets angry at her friends and neighbors, the […]

[

Tags: ···········