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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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Domestic Chicken And Other Feathery Tales, by Hilary Archer

Most of us think chickens are pretty straightforward.  They peck, they roost, they taste delicious with carrots and potatoes, and we have no qualms about stealing their equally delicious eggs.  But Hilary Archer sheds new light on the secret lives … 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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The Adventures of Piñata and Tortilla, by Phillip Orozco

In the life of a piñata, it’s pretty hard to avoid candy-crazed kids with sticks trying to beat the bejeebers out of you.  Sometimes the only option for a poor piñata is to climb a tall tree and hide out … Continue reading

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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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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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