Entries Tagged as 'Early Readers'

Penny and Her Song (and Other Books in the Series)

March 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We are big fans of Kevin Henkes’  books – I actually remember reading Chrysanthemum as a kid when it first came out in the early 1990s. I could relate to the little mouse who loved her name until others teased her at school. So when a routine library search yielded new Henkes early […]

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Freda Stops a Bully & Happy, Healthy Ajay

July 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Sometimes, with all the news articles and blog posts and television shows dealing with problems our kids have, we forget how to look at the issues from a child’s perspective. We forget that these “adult” problems are actually kids’ problems. This series of books from Stuart J. Murphy, called “I See I […]

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Tugg and Teeny

May 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY After falling in love with J. Patrick Lewis’ Swan Song, I was certain I would like his early reader Tugg and Teeny, published last year. It’s a sweet, short book of 1,100 words that focuses on the friendship between Tugg, a gorilla, and Teeny, a monkey. Entitled “The Strange Stick,” “What’s […]

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How Do Birds Find Their Way?

May 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY My kiddo’s kindergarten class has been focusing on nonfiction books lately, both reading and writing/illustrating books that make a detailed exploration of the science and natural history of wild animals. Of course, with my passion for wildlife, I’ve taken this opportunity to find new books for our bookshelves at home! One of the […]

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