Category Archives: Online Books

The First Thanksgiving, by Scholastic

Happy November, everybody!  What with children everywhere being in a comatose state from the Halloween sugar hangover and stores trying squeeze every Christmas spending cent out of consumers, I feel that Thanksgiving is getting a pretty bum deal these days. … Continue reading

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Ollie’s Halloween, by Olivier Dunrea

Little goslings love Halloween!  Silly costumes, yummy treats, and a whole mess of hooting, howling, and creeping around the farm make this a great holiday for these baby geese.  They have so much fun together on Halloween.  But little Ollie … Continue reading

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Starfall.com

This is another departure from my usual format, because this website, starfall.com, is really a ‘learn to read’ site, and not a simple database of stories like I usually review.  Doing a synopsis and review of one of the stories … Continue reading

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My Online Reading

For this post, I have decided to give a general review of the website myonlinereading.com, instead of focusing on a specific book like I usually do.  Mostly this is because all the books on this site are very, very short, and … Continue reading

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The Brave Monkey Pirate, by Hayes Roberts

Nobody likes getting shots, not even the infamous monkey pirate, Modi.  When he visits the doctor with his mom and hears that he has to get his scurvy immunization the next day, he is a little worried.  Luckily for him, … Continue reading

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Our New Baby, DK First Steps

When a family of 3 becomes a family of 4, there are a lot of adjustments to be made, and it’s easy for a child to become overwhelmed by the changes to their little world.  Our New Baby is a … 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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