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Two Mice

By: Sergio Ruzzier

Two Mice

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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

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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

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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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