Children's Book List

Reviews of Children's Literature

Papa’s Backpack

By: James Christopher Carroll

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Papa’s Backpack

Summary:
Tells the story of the courtesies that help us each day.

Rating: 4 ****

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa’s backpack.

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Tuesday Tucks Me In

By: Luis Carlos Montalvan

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Tuesday Tucks Me In The Loyal Bond between a Soldier and his Service Dog

Summary:
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, this full-color picture book filled with adorable photographs tells the story of the amazing service dog who helps former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalván overcome his combat-related wounds.

Rating: 5 *****

What is most wonderful about this book is that it is autobiographical, so the love the author has for Tuesday is really evident on every page.

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Chester Nimitz and the Sea

Written By: Jane Sutcliffe
Illustarted By: Craig Kodera

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Chester Nimitz and the Sea

Summary:
A very brief look at the life and career of the famous admiral.

Rating: 4 ****

An interesting story about a Navy officer and his role in ending World War II.

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