Entries Tagged as 'Holidays'

Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah

December 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM In Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah (Amazon affiliate link), Susan L. Roth’s collages depict a mouse family celebrating Hanukkah alongside the lyrics to a song about the holiday. The mice light a menorah, dance the hora, eat latkes (potato pancakes) together, and play with dreidels, all basked in the light of a menorah “to […]

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Wolf Christmas

December 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Daniel Pinkwater’s Wolf Christmas is the tale of a small wolf pack on Christmas Eve. Told from the perspective of one of the pack’s young wolves, Pinkwater and his illustrator wife Jill Pinkwater depict life in the pack. On this particular night, the young wolves are playful in the moonlight, but […]

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Redbird at Rockefeller Center

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A surprise find at during a swing through a neighboring town’s library, Redbird at Rockefeller Center is an appealing story based around the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. When her mom sells their huge spruce to be the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, Kate pleads with her to change her […]

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Christmas Kitten, Home at Last

December 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Christmas Kitten is a sweet book for kids to enjoy during the holidays. It has the typical Christmas cast of characters including Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, elves, and reindeer, but it also has a kitten, which adds to the cute factor.   While making deliveries Santa Claus finds a homeless kitten. […]

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