Children's Book List

Reviews of Children's Literature

The Girl and the Bicycle

By: Mark Pett

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The Girl and the Bicycle

Summary: A wordless picture book in which a girl sees a bicycle she wants to buy, works hard for a kindly neighbor to earn the money for it, then gets a pleasant surprise.

Rating: 4 ****

A sweet story about a girl who works hard, is thoughtful and kind, and rewarded in the end.

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Superdog The Heart of a Hero

By Caralyn Buehner

Superdog The Heart of a Hero
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Tired of being overlooked because he is so small, a big-hearted dog named Dexter transforms himself into a superhero.

Rating: 4 ****

A great story that shows if you try had enough you can make a difference.

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The Little Engine That Could

By Watty Piper

The Little Engine That Could
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A classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain.

Rating: 5 *****

This is as classic as it gets. A wonderful story to teach your child about trying and hard work.

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The Carrot Seed

By Ruth Krauss

The Carrot Seed
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When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won’t grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up.

Rating: 5 *****

It’s frustrating to be a little kid and everyone telling you they know better. This book will show your child to keep believing in what they know and that they very well just may be right.

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John Willy and Freddie McGee

By Holly Meade

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John Willy and Freddie McGee

Temporarily escaping their humdrum life, two guinea pigs scurry through an open cage door, scramble through comfortably furnished rooms, climb atop a pool table, and find their bliss racing round and round its tunnels.

Rating: *****

A cute book especially if you have guinea pigs. It’s one of those stories that shows kids lots can happen when they’re not around.

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Froggy Plays in the Band

By Jonathan London

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Froggy Plays in the Band

A marching band contest is being held and Froggy is determined to win. So he and his friends each choose instruments and practice, practice, practice!

Rating: ****

From the popular froggy series. This time he shows how with determination you can achieve.

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