Archive for October, 2010

Take Care, Good Knight- 35

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Take Care, Good Knight – By Shelley Moore Thomas – This book is about three dragons who are going to take care of some cats for their wizard friend. The only problem is that the cats cannot read the note that the wizard left. Luckily the Good Knight comes along and helps the dragons take care of the cats.

The Invisible Moose – 34

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

The Invisible Moose – By Dennis Haseley – This book is about a moose who falls in love with another moose. One day she is captured and taken away to New York City. The moose wants to go find the beautiful moose, so he goes to the wizard owl. The owl turns him invisible, and he goes on his way. He finds the city, but can’t find the beautiful moose. When he does find her he gives her some of the invisible formula. They walk together all the way home

Edwina: The Dinosaur who didn’t know she was extinct – 33

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Edwina: The Dinosaur who didn’t know she was extinct – By Mo WIllems – This book is about a friendly dinosaur who plays with the kids and bakes cookies for all. This one boy Reginald Von Hoobie-Doobie tries to tell everyone that dinosaurs are extinct. No one will listen to him except Edwina. Once she listens she runs away not caring that she is suppose to be extinct. She doesn’t care, and now Reginald doesn’t care anymore.

Bay Kitty vs Uncle Murray The Uproar at the Front Door – 32

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Bay Kitty vs Uncle Murray The Uproar at the Front Door – By Nick Bruel – In this book Bad Kitty is going to be left at home with Puppy. The family asks Uncle Murray to come over and pet sit. Uncle Murray and Kitty get off to a bad start. Uncle Murray has to go run after Kitty. It takes a couple of days, but Uncle Murray and Kitty works things out. Then Puppy goes crazy.

Hardy Boys: Mystery Map – 31

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Hardy Boys Mystery Map – By Franklin W. Dixon – I am so glad I found this younger Hardy Boys series. It finds Frank and Joe in their earlier years already solving mysteries. In Mystery Map a hidden piece of hamburger wrapper with a map on it leads the Hardy Boys to find some stolen money.

Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew: Double Take – 30

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Double Take – By Carolyn Keene – This book finds Nancy Drew in elementary school solving a whole new world of mysteries. I like that they are making Nancy available to younger readers. They can grow to love her, and then grow up with her through the series. In Double Take another group of girls decide they want to be detectives. Nancy and her friends are up against the Klue Krew with finding a missing jacket.

Ready, Freddy Apple Orchard Race – 29

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Ready, Freddy Apple Orchard Race – By Abby Klein – This was a great little book. Freddy is going on a field trip to a local apple orchard with his first grade class. He doesn’t want to be around the bully, but they end up helping each other other out by the end of the book.

A Pocket Full of Kisses – 28

Friday, October 1st, 2010

A Pocket Full of Kisses – By Audrey Penn – This was a cute book about one raccoon who was jealous of his new little brother. His mother always gives him a kiss on the palm of his hand. When he sees his mother do the same thing to his brother, he gets very jealous. His mother then gives him an extra kiss to keep in his pocket.

The Big Wide-Mouthed Frog – 27

Friday, October 1st, 2010

The Big Wide-Mouthed Frog – By Ana Martin Larranaga – I remember learning this story as a child. I had so much fun reading it to my students. This frog is meeting all these animals. He asks all of them who they are and what they eat. Then he tells them who he is and what he eats. He meets a crocodile who eats big wide-mouthed frogs. So now he is a narrowed mouthed frog. Cute cute book.