The Bookbag, Books for Ages 4 to 8, May/June 2007

Summer is here, with plenty of time for laid-back, fun reading. It was quite a challenge to select just a “few” of the books we love for this bookbag. Since it’s summer, we tended to pull favorites that have a summer-time feel to them. If you want to see more recent reviews, just type in “May 2007” or “June 2007” when you search the Reading Tub Website. Be sure to keep reading, the Just One More Book! Podcast is here, too.Remember, the books are listed in alphabetical order by title. There is no ranking. Dad’s Bald Head by Paul Many. Father’s Day may be over, but this one is a perfect read for any time. Pete loves his Dad, but … Read more

The Bookbag, Books for ages 8 to 12, May/June 2007

Readers in this target audience are pretty mercurial. But even the toughest critics found books they love! Here is the current list of recently-read favorites. Blood on the Wind; The Memoirs of Flying Horse Mollie, a Yampa Ute by Lucile Bogue. This is an historical fiction account of the Meeker Massacre of 1879 on lands in Northwest Colorado. Flying Horse Mollie, a young teen and Yampa Ute tells the story. This is what our Be the Star You Are! Teen Reviewer wrote: “The reader can really get caught up in Mollie’s story and hope her Ute way of life does not disappear. Mollie, shows herself to be a heroine in the story as she perseveres and does not let her … Read more