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Library Loot 2/5/13

We used to just read 5 stories at bedtime every night.  But now that Little Boy is older, we’ve changed it up a little bit.  He reads me an easy beginner reader book, I read him 3 stories, and then we read a few chapters from a chapter book.

This week’s stash:

 

Little Boy’s Easy Readers

1. Dancing Dinos Go To School by Sally Lucas

2. Four Good Friends by Margaret Hillert

3. Surprise! pictures by Richard Brown

4. Sleepy Dog by Harriet Ziefert

5. Boo! by Kirsten Hall

 

Storybooks

6. Chickens! Chickens! by Barbara Ann Porte

7. I Have an Olive Tree by Eve Bunting

8. Oink-a-Doodle-Moo by Jef Czekaj

9.  Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective by David Biedrzycki

10. Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat Ella Fitzgerald by Roxanne Orgill

11. Regards to the Man in the Moon by Ezra Jack Keats

12. Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa by Erica Silverman

13. Busy Busy Moose by Nancy Van Laan

14. The Clever Stick by John Lechner

15. Amelia Bedelia, Cub Reporter by Herman Parish

16. Super Why: The Little Red Hen story by Sandy Damashek

17. Fancy Nancy: Fancy Day in Room 1-A by Jane O’Connor

18. Don’t Be My Valentine (A Classroom Mystery) by Joan M. Lexau

19. Silly Milly and the Mysterious Suitcase by Wendy Charlotte Lewison

 

And our newest chapter book, a Geronimo Stilton book, “Valentine’s Day Disaster.”

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Library Loot 10/02/12

1.  The Cookie House  by Margaret Hillert

2.  The Weather by Olivia George

3.  Franklin and the Cookies by Sharon Jennings

4.  Loose Tooth by Lola M. Schaefer

5.  The Witch Who Went For A Walk by Margaret Hillert

6.  Francis Scott Key’s Star Spangled Banner by Monica Kulling

7.  The Time of the Pharaohs a Half and Half book

8.  The Elephant from Baghdad by Mary Tavener Holmes and John Harris

9.  A Year at a Farm by Nicholas Harris

10. Grandpa’s Girls by Nicola I. Campbell and Kim LaFave

11. Neville by Norton Juster

12. Gakky Two-Feet by Micky Dolenz.  I adore this book.

13. Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto

14. It’s All About Me-ow by Hudson Talbott.  I love this one, too.

15. A Stick is an Excellent Thing by Marilyn Singer

16. Little Lion by Lesley Beake and Erika Pal

17. Little Critter’s Bedtime Storybook by Mercer Mayer

18. The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare by Sam McBratney

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Library Loot 9/3/12

We’ve been working on this stack since last Tuesday, but I’m just now getting around to posting the list.

 

1.  The World of Dick and Jane and Friends published by Grosset & Dunlap.  I’ve discovered why these books are classics.  Little Boy can read all these stories without help.  The short word lists, short chapters, and repetition make this super easy.  LB feels confident instead of frustrated after reading these.

2.  Treasure Island from the story by Robert Louis Stevenson.  I’m disappointed in this one.  When I held it online on the library’s website, I thought it was the original unabridged novel.  This is like the little kid cliff notes.  I’m going to read it to him in preparation for the real thing, though.

3.  Tricks and Transformations by Anthony Horowitz.  Little Boy picked this one out because it has a close up picture of a spider on the cover.  It’s a book of myths that turned out to be less interesting than he’d thought.

4.  Gideon by Olivier Dunrea.

5.  ParaNorman:  Meet the Ghosts adapted by Lucy Rosen.

6.  Mole Had Everything by Jamison Odone.  I absolutely adore this book.  Mole’s journey in this story perfectly parallels my own life.  I may have to buy this one.

7.  The Yellow Kite Flies High by Cecilia Minden and Joanne Meier.

8.  Little Troll by Penny Dolan.

9.  Treasure by Suzanne Bloom.

10. Oliver by Judith Rossell

11. The Three Billy Goats Fluff by Rachael Mortimer.  Knitting saves the day!

12. The Insomniacs by Karina Wolf.  Love this one.

13. Cindy Moo by Lori Mortensen.

14. When Dinos Dawned, Mammals Got Munched, and Pterosaurs Took Flight by Hannah Bonner.  A National Geographic Kids book.

15. Bustle in the Bushes by Giles Andreae

 

 

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Library Loot 5/29/12

This is actually our loot from last week, but I got so busy I forgot to write them down.

1.  Get Dressed! by Seymour Chwast

2.  Superhero Joe by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman

3.  Scrambled Eggs Super! by Dr. Seuss (not one of his best)

4.  The Ant Bully by John Nickle

5.  Cowboy & Octopus by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith

6. The Boy Who Wouldn’t Swimby Deb Lucke

7.  Magic Matt and the Jack-o-Lantern by Grace Maccarone

8.  Fritz and the Beautiful Horses by Jan Brett

9.  Wild About Books by Judy Sierra

10. Pinduli by Janell Cannon

11. Old Mo by Stacey W. Hsu

12. Fancy Nancy and the Dazzling Book Report

13. My Dog, Buddy by David Milgrim

14. Jack and the Toddler by Sindy McKay

15. The Ant and the Grasshopper by Aesop (retold by Graham Percy)

16. Lots of Stops by Joanne Meier and Cecilia Minden (I really hate the Herbie books)

We missed our usual library Tuesday.  We’ll hit it tomorrow afternoon for a fresh stack.

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Library Loot 5/1/12

1.  Dog Parade by Barbara Joosse

2.  Jackhammer Sam by Peter Mandel

3.  The Wonderful Book by Leonid Gore

4.  Martha, No! by Edward Hardy

5.  The No-Good Do-Good Pirates by Jim Kraft

6.  Pickles, Please! by Andy Myer

7.  A House in the Woods by Inga Moore

8.  You Will Be My Friend! by Peter Brown

9.  A Place to Call Home by Alexis Deacon

10.Perfect Fishing Spotby Stan & Jan Berenstain with Mike Berenstain

11. The Mixed-Up Message (a Busytown Mystery/Richard Scarry book)

12. Big Dog… Little Dog by P.D. Eastman

13. Bears, Bears, Everywhere by Rita Milios

14. Go to Sleep, Dear Dragon by Margaret Hillert

15. Survivor Kid (A Practical Guide to Wilderness Survival) by Denise Long.  This one is for older kids, but I wanted to look through it to see what’s what.

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