Books Read 2011

As we read books throughout the year, we will update this page. Looking for nonfiction and kids picks (the books kids pick for themselves)? They’re labeled. We read a lot more than we review. To see our profiles click “our book talk.” Last but not least, you’ll find borrowing and purchase options (and in some case preview options)  to maximize your options to learn more.

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Audio Books & Nontraditional Reading

ASK: Arts and Science for Kids
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Cricket Magazine
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Dragon, dragon, and other talesDragon, dragon, and other tales; Gardner, John (Open Road Publishing 2010) our book talk
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Graphic Revolve (Graphic Novels))kid pick The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Graphic Revolve (Graphic Novels)); L. L. Owens (Stone Arch Books 2006)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, adapted by Lewis Helfand (Campfire / Steerforth Press, 2011)

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Bilingual Books

¡Bedtime Monster / A Dormir, Pequeño Monstruo! by Heather Ayris Burnell; illustraetd by Bonnie Adamson (Raven Tree Press, 2010) our book talk

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Picture Books (Fiction & Nonfiction)

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Animal TailsAnimal Tails; Beth Fielding (Earlylight Books, an Imprint of Charlesbridge 2011) our book talk

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The baby goes beepThe baby goes beep; Rebecca O’Connell ; illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max. (Albert Whitman 2010) our book talk

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Baby Santa by M. Maitland deLand; illustrated by Phil Wilson (Greenleaf Book Group, 2010)
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The Best Pet Ever by Victoria Roberts; illustrated by Deboarh Allwright (Tiger Tales, 2010) our book talk
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The busy treeThe busy tree; Jennifer Ward (Marshall Cavendish 2009) our book talk

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The carpenter's gift
The carpenter's gift; David Rubel (Random House 2011)
 
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Chasing tornadoesChasing tornadoes; Laurie Lindop (Twenty-First Century Books 2003)

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Cinderlily

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Climbing Lincoln

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Counting with Bella and Finny by Bonnie A. Wayne (Bonnie A. Wayne, 2004)
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Cows CanCows Can’t Jump; Dave Reisman (Jumping Cow Press 2008)

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The Cycling WangdoosThe Cycling Wangdoos; Kelly Pulley (Gauthier Publications, Inc. 2011) our book talk

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Daddy Longleg Spiders (The Library of Spiders)kid pick; nonfiction Daddy Longleg Spiders (The Library of Spiders); Jake Miller (PowerKids Press 2004) our book talk

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Dear Polar Bear by Barry Ablett (Fernleigh Books, 2007) ~ our book talk

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Drummer boykid pick Drummer boy; Loren Long (Philomel Books 2008)

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The FaerieThe Faerie’s Gift; Tanya Robyn Batt (Barefoot Books 2003)

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Fancy Nancykid pick – favorite Fancy Nancy’s splendiferous Christmas; Jane O’Connor (HarperCollins 2009)

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Ferret funFerret fun; Karen Rostoker-Gruber (Marshall Cavendish Children’s 2011)

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Fraidy CatFraidy Cat; Melinda Chambers (Headline Kids 2010)

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Friesian horseskid pick; nonfiction Friesian horses; Tomáš Míček (Gareth Stevens Pub. 1995)

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Ghosts and Other Specterskid pick Ghosts and Other Specters; Anita Ganeri (The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. 2011)

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Glass slipper, gold sandal
kid pick Glass slipper, gold sandal: a worldwide Cinderella; Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis. (H. Holt 2007)

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Grandma’s Lost Her Head by Naty Osa, illustrated by Javier Dura (Stinky Press Publishing, 2010) Our Book Talk

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Horse &  Pony Breeds (Kingfisher Riding Club)kid pick; nonfiction Horse & Pony Breeds (Kingfisher Riding Club); Sandy Ransford (Kingfisher 2003)

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I know an old lady who swallowed a pie
kid pick I know an old lady who swallowed a pie; Alison Jackson (Dutton Children’s Books 1997)

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Icelandic ponieskid pick; nonfiction Icelandic ponies; Tomáš Míček (Sunburst 1994)

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If i could keep you littleIf i could keep you little; (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2011)

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A long piece of stringA long piece of string; William Wondriska. (Chronicle Books 2010) our book talk

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Louisekid pick – favorite Louise: the adventures of a chicken; Kate DiCamillo (Joanna Cotler Books 2008)

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Lipizzaner horseskid pick; nonfiction Lipizzaner horses; Tomáš Míček (Gareth Stevens Pub. 1995)

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Merrilee Mannerly and Her Magnificent Manners by Mary Cashman and Cynthia Whipple
Pink and Brown Publshing, 2010
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MY Mom has X-Ray VisionMy Mom has X-Ray Vision; Angela McAllister (Tiger Tales, M.E. Media, Inc 2010) our book talk

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My PupMy Pup; Margaret O’Hair (Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb 2008) our book talk

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Nic Bishop Spiderskid pick; nonfiction Nic Bishop Spiders; Nic Bishop (Scholastic Nonfiction 2007) our book talk

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The Nutcrackerkid pick The Nutcracker; Susan Jeffers (HarperCollins 2007)

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Once upon a baby brotherOnce upon a baby brother; Sarah Sullivan (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010) our book talk

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One Rainy DayOne Rainy Day; Tammi J. Salzano (Tiger Tales, M.E. Media, Inc 2011) our book talk

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Ooh La La! Itkid pick – favorite Ooh La La! It’s Beauty Day (Fancy Nancy); Jane O’Connor (Harper 2010)

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Opposites with Bella and Finny by Bonnie A. Wayne (Bonnie A. Wayne, 2004) our book talk

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Rapunzelkid pick Rapunzel; Sarah Gibb (Albert Whitman 2011)

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Shapes with Bella and Finny by Bonnie A. Wayne (Bonnie A. Wayne, 2004)
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Sherlock  McBiskit Shares His Secrets to Good Character and Respect by Pauline Reading (McBiskit Publishing, 2008)
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Ten Unusual Features of Lulu McDunn written and illustrated by Kelly Pulley (Frog Legs, Inc., 2010) our book talk
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Welcome to Death Valley National Parkkid pick Welcome to Death Valley National Park; M. J. Cosson (Child’s World 2006)

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