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Across the Alley - Book Review
Willie and Abe are neighbors, but they don’t play together. Abe is Jewish and Willie is black. Abe’s grandfather thinks Abe should practice the violin all the time. Willie’s father wants him to be a professional ball player.
Enemy Pie - Book Review
Jeremy Ross has moved into the neighborhood. As the new kid in town he will be enemy number one and ruin the whole summer. Luckily, Dad has some good ideas about how to deal with enemies, and the best way is to get rid of them. The solution is to make them an enemy pie
Courduroy - A Pocket for Corduroy - Book Review
While this book may not interest every child, it holds a special allure for me. The adventure begins when he hops off the chair in search of something for a pocket. Continued adventures of Corduroy and Lisa.
Fever 1796 – Book Review
On August 16, 1793, the serving girl, Holly, is late for work...she dropped dead in the middle of the night. Philadelphia was the location of a yellow fever epidemic. It was the worst epidemic in US history. In three months it killed nearly 5000 people, 10% of the city’s population.
I Am Canada - Book Series
Adventure! Duty! Danger! Fear! A great series to introduce to your boys. Engaging, Riveting, and Exciting! Most books are for readers 9-12 years old. The stories are told through they eyes of young men engaged in Arctic adventures, WWI & II battles, War of 1812, etc.
A is for Abigail- Amazing American Women
Do you have a daughter who is too busy to read? I once had that daughter, she played every sport imaginable, but she did not want to sit still to read. Almost by accident we one day discovered that she liked to read about real girls who were strong, independent women.
My Hindu Year - Book Review
This book teaches about the Hindu events, customs and celebrations which are celebrated by Hindu children.
A Boy at War - Book Review
Completely by chance, Adam and two friends are fishing in a rowboat on the harbor on that auspicious morning when the Pearl Harbor attack occurs. They think they have been caught in a drill, but very soon realize that the bombs and planes are real.
BG - Horn Book - Award Winners 2014
The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction.
Hottest Race Cars - Book Review
Learn about the wild world of open wheel racing. Erin Egan presents some interesting information about hot cars. This five chapter book for readers 10 and up, 5th grade level will take you through the wild world of open wheel racing- lots of great photos!
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