Category Archives: Children’s literature

>David A. Adler – Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Circus Clown #7

> Cam Jansen is a grade 5 girl with a photographic memory.  Her real name is actually Jennifer, but all her friends call her Cam, short for Camera, because of the clicking sound she makes as she takes mental photographs of … Continue reading

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>Larry Peterson – Slippery Willie’s Stupid, Ugly Shoes

> Willie is a young boy with slippery feet.  His feet were so slippery that even his shoes would slip off his feet.  There were special shoes designed specifically for Willie, except there was only one problem: they were ugly. … Continue reading

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>Megan McDonald – Judy Moody Goes to College (illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds)

> Judy Moody is a 3rd grader who is struggling in Math in Judy Moody Goes to College.  Her parents send her to a tutor who is a college student. In college Judy learns that there is more to Math … Continue reading

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>Beatrix Potter – The Tale of Peter Rabbit

> The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a picture book that is a bit longer than your typical picture book for children.  It is about a rabbit, Peter, who doesn’t listen to his mother and gets in some trouble; he … Continue reading

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>Mordecai Richler – Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang

>   Jacob Two-Two is two plus two plus two years old and has 2 arms, 2 legs, 2 eyes, 2 brothers, and two sisters.  He has to constantly repeat himself because he is the youngest of five children, people … Continue reading

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