Archive for March, 2012

Dear Deer – 72

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Dear Deer – By Gene Barretta – This is a great book to help teach homophones.

The Ninth Nugget – 71

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

The Ninth Nugget – By Ron Roy – Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose are spending a week at a ranch. Ma and Pa Wheat run the place with their son Jud. Thumbs is there to help with the horses and other animals. There are a few other visitors that week. All the guest go panning for gold. Josh is the last, ninth, person to find a gold nugget. It is huge about the size of a potato. They take it back to the ranch and put it in the safe. Later Lulu, the cook, is found gagged and tied to a chair with the safe open. Two other guest that had stayed back from the horse ride were also found gagged and one tied and the other handcuffed. Josh and his friends have to figure out who stole the nugget without getting caught or making anyone made. It all turns out fine in the end.

Go Dogs Go – 70

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Go Dogs Go – By Dr. Seuss – This is a cute book about all things that go. These dogs are going all over the place in all different kinds of vehicles. They all end up at a dog party in a tree.

The Lorax – 69

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

The Lorax – By Dr. Seuss – This is a great book to help young children understand about taking care of the environment. They are going to cut down just one tree, but they end up cutting down the entire forest. The Lorax tries to warn them, but they do not listen.

Green Eggs and Ham – 68

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Green Eggs and Ham – By Dr. Seuss – One person is trying to get the other to try green eggs and ham in and with many different things. It takes the entire book before the person tries the green eggs and ham. To their amazement they actually like green eggs and ham.

Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose – 67

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose – By Dr. Seuss – This book is about a moose who is just too nice. A bug asks if he can make a home in his horns. Thidwick decides to be nice and let him. The bug lets a spider and other insects and animals come live in the moose’s horns. The other moose do not want to be around Thidwick anymore because of all the things living in his horns. Later Thidwick wants to go across the lake to eat some moose moss, but the guest out vote him. He stays on, but hunters come to shoot the deer. Thidwick remembers that his horns come off every winter, so the new ones will grow. Soon Thidwick is eating moose moss with his friends, while all his horn guest are all on a wall.