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Heart of a Shepherd

Title: Heart of A Shepherd Author(s): Rosanne Parry Illustrator/Photographer: Jan Gerardi Publisher and Year: Random House Inc., 2009 Number of pages: 161 Genre: Fiction Analysis: In Rosanne Parry’s chapter book Heart of a Shepherd, the text functions as a window … Continue reading

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The One and Only Ivan

              Title: The One and Only Ivan Author: Katherine Applegate Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Castelao Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publisher, 2002 Number of Pages: 300 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Newberry Medal, Animals, Animal Cruelty, … 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 Our Mothers’ House

              Title: In Our Mothers’ House Author: Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2009 Number of Pages: 44 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Family, Adoption, Same Sex Couples, 4-5, 6-8, Culture, Realistic … Continue reading

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Locomotion

Author: Jacqueline Woodson Publisher and Year: Speak; Reprint edition, 2010 Number of Pages: 128 Tags/Themes: Diversity, Emotion, Family, 4-5, 6-8, Kelli Herlitz Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Eleven year-old Lonnie Motion’s parents died in a house fire. He has to adjust … 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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The Lightning Thief

Title- Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Author-Rick Riordan Publisher-Hyperion Books, 2005 Pages-375 The Lightning Thief is a novel by Rick Riordan about 12 year old Percy Jackson, a boy with an interesting heritage. He was raised in … Continue reading

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One Candle

Authors: Eve Bunting Illustrator: K. Wendy Pop Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publishers, 2002 Number of Pages: 29 Tag/Themes: Culture, Family, Historical Fiction Genre: Historical Fiction Analysis: The traditional Hanukkah celebration has a deeper meaning for a particular family discussed … Continue reading

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