Entries Tagged as 'Books to Avoid'

Suryia and Roscoe

November 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Ack! Why does something so sweet and well-intentioned have to be such a letdown? Suryia and Roscoe, in theory, is a perfect tale for preschoolers and early elementary students about a unique friendship between an orangutan and a rescued dog who live at the T.I.G.E.R.S. “Preservation Station” in South Carolina. […]

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Apples, Cherries, Red Raspberries

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In our house, we’ve really enjoyed a math-themed book by the author of Apples, Cherries, Red Raspberries: What is in the Fruit Group? and since it has been such a beloved read, so I was excited to see what this book all about fruit would be like. In general, it is […]

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The Animal Rescue Store

February 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN “Let me root, root, root for the home team. If they don’t win it’s a shame.” Let’s just say I was rooting for this book, but with more than three strikes The Animal Rescue Store is awash. Based on and inspired by a “vagabond zoo” in New York City (more […]

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Harry by the Sea

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review by SANDI LANCASTER At first glance, I thought that Harry By The Sea would become a favorite in our house, but after reading it once with our daughter, I quietly stuck it in our basement storage, hoping that it would soon be forgotten. The story starts with Harry the dog going to the beach with his family. There’s […]

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