Entries Tagged as 'Mice'

The Mouse and the Meadow

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR In this story a young mouse ventures out on his own and finds out that nature can be both beautiful and dangerous when you are a mouse. The mouse makes his way through the meadow, meeting various animals along the way. What the mouse learns is that there are some animals […]

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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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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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Something from Nothing

March 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Something from Nothing, written and illustrated by Phoebe Gilman, has been a long-time favorite of mine. My younger sister received this book as a gift when it first came out twenty years ago and my fond memories prompted me to check it out from the library to read to my children. […]

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