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Two Mice

By: Sergio Ruzzier

Two Mice


Summary: Illustrations and minimal text follow two mice as they set off on an adventure that includes a shipwreck, kidnapping by a bird of prey, a narrow escape, and a moonlit stroll home.

Rating: 5 *****

Ruzzier creates a number book that goes beyond counting and addresses issues such as sharing, taking turns and jealousy as well.

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Alice from Dallas

Written By: Marilyn Sadler
Illustrated By: Ard Hoyt


Alice from Dallas

Two young cowgirls in Dallas, Pennsylvania, have a showdown on the school playground.

Rating: 5 *****

A story about how similarities are better as friends than as enemies.

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That’s Mine Horace

By Holly Keller


That’s Mine Horace

When Horace the leopard finds an unclaimed toy truck on the school playground, he can’t help but pocket the truck for himself. Yet he has a decision to make when a classmate tells Horace that the truck belongs to him.

Rating: *****

What child hasn’t wanted a toy someone else owned. This book is a great opening for discussing belongings and friendship.

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