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Emily’s Eighteen Aunts

Title: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts Author: Curtis Parkinson Illustrator: Andrea Wayne von Königlsöw Publisher: Stoddart Publishing Co, 2002 Pages: 30 Analysis: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts is about a little girl named Emily. All of her friends have aunts and uncles that go … Continue reading

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McDuff Goes to School

Title: McDuff Goes to School Author: Rosemary Wells Illustrator: Susan Jeffers Publisher: Hyperion Books, 2001 Pages: 24 Analysis: McDuff Goes to School is one of a series by Rosemary Wells about McDuff the dog. In this book, McDuff gets new … Continue reading

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Pinocchio the Boy

Title: Pinocchio the Boy Author: Lane Smith Illustrator: Lane Smith Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books, 2002 Pages: 39 Analysis: Pinocchio the Boy is an interesting take on the story of Pinocchio. In this version, Pinocchio saved Geppetto’s life, and the Blue … Continue reading

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Rescue on the Outer Banks

                          Title: Rescue on the Outer Banks Author: Candice F. Ransom Illustrator/Photographer: Karen Ritz Publisher and Year: Carolrhoda Books Inc., 2002 Number of Pages: 48 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, … Continue reading

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Planting the Trees of Kenya

Title: Planting the Trees of Kenya Author: Claire A. Nivola Illustrator/Photographer: Claire A. Nivola Publisher and Year: Frances Foster Books, 2008 Number of pages: 28 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, Kenya, Nature, Pollution, Historical Fiction, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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I Can Hear the Sun

              Title: I Can Hear the Sun Author: Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 1996 Number of Pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Homelessness, Myth, Animals, Friendship, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: … Continue reading

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In Abby’s Hands

   Title: In Abby’s Hands Author: Wendy A. Lewis Illustrator: Marilyn Mets and Peter Ledwon Publisher and Year: Red Deer Press, 2003 Number of Pages: 30 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: In Abby’s Hands is an inspiring story about a young … Continue reading

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Rain Makes Applesauce

   Title: Rain Makes Applesauce Author: Julian Scheer Illustrator: Marvin Billeck Publisher and Year: Holiday House, 1964 Genre: Fiction Number of Pages: 30 Analysis: Rain Makes Applesauce is an imaginative tale and its interpretation is entirely up to the reader. … Continue reading

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Goin’ Someplace Special

    Title: Goin’ Someplace Special Author: Patricia C. McKissack Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney Publisher and Year: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001 Number of Pages: 31 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Goin’ Someplace Special is a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award … Continue reading

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When Africa Was Home

Title: When Africa Was Home Author: Karen Lynn Williams Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Orchard Books, 1991 Pages: 29 When Africa Was Home is a beautiful story about a little boy named Peter who grew up in Africa. His parents are … Continue reading

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