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Welcome to Kirsten’s World – Susan Sinnott

After reading the book series that came with her American Girl Doll, our daughter has delighted in finding lots of other American Girl books at the library about her doll. Her favorite has been this oversized picture book which gives the reader more in-depth information about the historical time period. The pictures are beautiful and […]

ZooZical – Judy Sierra

Our little one spotted this fun Judy Sierra picture book when her class visited the library last week. When the weather turns cold and visitors to the zoo are few, the animals become bored and a bit grumpy. ZooZical details how the animals decide to have some fun – putting on their own musical. This […]

Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds – David A. Adler

The Cam Jansen series has been a quick favorite for our daughter. She instantly seemed to want to know more about the little girl with the photographic memory, and the stories have not disappointed. This is a great early reader chapter book series which introduces the reader to the genre of mystery and the element […]

American Girl Boxed Set ~ Kirsten – Janet Shaw

Our daughter received the Kirsten book set along with a mini American Girl Kirsten doll this Christmas, and it was love at first sight. She has simply delighted in the fact that her doll has her very own stories and now playtime often includes re-creating Kirsten’s stories in our home. As a parent I appreciate […]

The Library Gingerbread Man – Dotti Enderle

This was a fun find at the library! The Library Gingerbread Man tells the traditional gingerbread man story with a twist. This time he escapes his book and the running around occurs in the library which is detailed via the use of the Dewey Decimal system. While running around the Gingerbread Man meets an interesting […]

Red Knit Cap Girl – Naoko Stoop

Red Knit Cap Girl is a little gem. It a sweet, gentle story about a little girl who lives with her animal friends in a magical forest and wants to talk to the moon. Imagination and the power and wonder of the natural world are presented beautifully to the reader in this tale of discovery.

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Born to Read – Judy Sierra

Our family loves Judy Sierra’s previous book Wild About Books so we were excited about finding Born to Read on a recent visit to the library. Born to Read is written in rhyming text and introduces the reader to Sam who was truly “born to read”. He starts reading as soon as he opens his […]

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Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade – Stephanie Greene

The Princess Posey series in a cute early reader chapter book series geared toward little girls. Tutu wearing Posey is nervous about first grade. With the help of a very special teacher, she makes the transition to “big kid school” with ease.

The Princess Posey books include pictures and minimal text which makes them highly […]

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