Children's Book List

Reviews of Children's Literature

The Mitten String

Written By: Jennier Rosner
Illustrated By: Kristina Swarner

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The Mitten String

Summary: Ruthie Tober’s family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit, so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

Rating: 4 ****

A very sweet and thoughtful story not just about the young girl but also about the bond between the deaf woman and her baby.

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A Good Home for Max

By Junzo Terada

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A Good Home for Max

Summary:
Tabi, the little mouse who lives in the general store and cares for the toys, wants his friend Max, the blue dog, to find a good home.

Rating: 5 *****

A sweet story about how a mouse cares about a special stuffed dog that no one else seems to love.

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I Love You Just Enough

Written By: Robbyn Smith
Illustrated By: Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

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I Love You Just Enough


A young girl finds a wood duckling separated from his family and teaches him to swim, hunt for bugs, and how to fly. She loved him just enough so that he could find his place in nature and return to his family.

Rating: 5 *****

It’s a sweet story but the main draw to this book are the gorgeous illustrations.

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