Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Sick Day for Amos McGee, by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead

Amos McGee is just about the nicest guy and the best zoo keeper around.  He takes extra special care of all his friends- chess with contemplative elephant, footraces with the speedy tortoise, and bedtime stories for the owl who is … Continue reading

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Supersister, by Beth Cadena, illustrated by Frank W. Dormer

Faster than a speeding tricycle, more powerful than shoelaces tied in a double knot, able to clean sticky milk spills with a single paper towel!  Is there breakfast on the table that needs to be eaten?  Does a cute little … Continue reading

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Zombie in Love, by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Scott Campbell

Mortimer the zombie is just dying to make a love connection.  But he’s not just sitting around sighing over a bowl of stale eyeballs, he’s studying up, he’s doing the work.  He’s giving gifts and writing poems.  So what if … Continue reading

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Who Was Dr. Seuss? by Janet Pascal

I’m not going to bother giving a synopsis of this book.  Its plot is pretty self-explanatory- it’s a biography of Dr. Seuss for 8-12 year olds.  I found it on We Give Books, which, I will say it again, is … Continue reading

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