Entries Tagged as 'Classic Books'

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

November 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My mom’s favorite movie is “The Wizard of Oz,” so I’ve seen it dozens of times, but I’ve never read the book. I was happy to come across a copy of it in the Little Free Library on my street. My seven-year-old daughter and I read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz […]

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Pippi Longstocking

January 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Pippi Longstocking is an adventurous 9-year-old girl who lives in Sweden. Her mother passed away when she was a baby, and her father was blown overboard at sea (but Pippi feels that he’s still alive), so she lives on her own in Villa Villekula (her Victorian house) with Mr. Nilsson (a […]

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December 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY This 1939 classic features everyone’s favorite little red-headed fille, Madeline.   We love this book!  The French orphans care deeply for Madeline and are understandably distressed when she needs to have her appendix out.  But when they visit her at the hospital and see her scar, they’re just like any other kids […]

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Blueberries for Sal

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Robert McCloskey’s classic book describes a chance encounter between a child and her momma and a bear cub and his momma. When both families head to Blueberry Hill to stock up on fruit for the winter, the little ones get separated from their mothers and begin to follow the wrong mothers […]

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