How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans by David LaRochelle

How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans

How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans by David LaRochelle

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How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans

by David LaRochelle

Illustration by Mark Fearing

Storyline: Tuesdays, Martha’s family used to have  green beans for dinner. Martha, a girl about 5 years or older, didn’t like green beans and never ate them in spite the fact of being left alone at the table. She did not believe that green beans are good for you, as her mother said, or that they make you strong, as her father put it. Continue reading “How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans by David LaRochelle” »

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A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon

A Bad_Case_of_Stripes by David Shannon

A Bad Case of Stripe by David Shannon book cover

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A Bad Case of Stripes

by David Shannon

Storyline: Camilla Cream is a school age girl that loves lima beans and wants to please everybody. But she cannot admit to other kids that she likes the beans because nobody like them and she is afraid they might laugh at her. Also she cannot decide what to wear to school because she cannot find an outfit that may please everybody. Continue reading “A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon” »

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My Mom is a Foreigner, But Not to Me by Julianne Moore

My Mom is a Foreigner by Julianne Moore

My Mom is a Foreigner, But Not to Me by Julianne Moore

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My Mom is a Foreigner, But Not to Me

by Julianne Moore

Illustration by Meilo So

Storyline: This book doesn’t have a particular storyline but more of an idea, a perspective, that the author wants to clearly share with her readers:a mother’s love is above race, nationality or place of origin. Continue reading “My Mom is a Foreigner, But Not to Me by Julianne Moore” »

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Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry

Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry

Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry

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Marshmallow

by Clare Turlay Newberry

Storyline: One day, Miss Tilly – the owner of a cat called Oliver – brings home a baby bunny which she names Marshmallow. When she shows Oliver the new pet, the cat, who had never seen another animal except for one stuffed rabbit, steps back frightened. Continue reading “Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry” »

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Dear Mrs. LaRue – Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague

Dear Mrs. LaRue Letters from Obedience School Mark Teague

Dear Mrs. LaRue Letters from Obedience School Mark Teague – Cover

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Dear Mrs. LaRue 

Letters from Obedience School

by Mark Teague

Storyline : Ike LaRue, a wire fox terrier, was enrolled to Brotweiller Obedience School. His Master, Mrs. Gertrude LaRue, was hoping to fix some behavioral problems like chasing the neighbors’ cats, stealing food, pulling on leash and so on. The dog feels that he has been wrongfully punished Continue reading “Dear Mrs. LaRue – Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague” »

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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble

The Girl that Loved Wild Horse by Paul Globe

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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

by Paul Goble

Storyline: This is the story of a Native-American girl and her devotion to horses. She lived in a village that had a herd of horses. She would lead the horses to drink and graze, because she knew what they enjoyed. People said that she understood them in a special way.

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Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert

Feathers for lunch by Lois Ehlert

Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert

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Feathers for Lunch

by Lois Ehlert
Storyline: This is a story about a cat that sneaks out through a crack in the door. The animal is not named, but is identified by onomatopoeia, Jingle-Jingle. The narrator tells us that the cat went out to find a “a spicy treat for today’s menu” aka to hunt a bird. But the cat has a bell at his collar and the birds get the warnings and fly away at the sound, leaving the cat with only feathers for his menu.

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Archie the Daredevil Penguin by Andy Rash

Archie the Daredevil penguin by Andy Rash

Archie the Daredevil Penguin by Andy Rash

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Archie the Daredevil Penguin

by Andy Rash

Storyline: Archie is a penguin known by his brave approach to challenges. He has won many competition and impresses his friends many times. His nickname is the Daredevil. But he has one secret: he cannot swim because he is afraid of the briny deep and the creatures that lurk there.

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Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin

Diary of a worm bt Doreen Cronin

Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin, pictures by Harry Bliss

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Diary of a Worm

by Doreen Cronin,

pictures by Harry Bliss

Storyline: This book is a diary from the perspective of a worm. The main character is a boy worm that writes about his daily life. Nothing spectacular, but rather common events in one’s life if we disregard the species of the writer. Continue reading “Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin” »

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Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett

annie and the wild animalstoday’s children storybook is

Annie and the Wild Animals

by Jan Brett

Story line:It is winter. big snows have fallen for days. Annie is a young girl with blond hair, with blue, grayish eyes. She has a yellow, marmalade cat, named Taffy, that just started behaving strange: sleeping and eating more then usual, and hiding in strange places. One day the cat disappeared. Annie feels sad and lonely. She set up to find a new friend.

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