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I Must Have Bobo by Eileen Rosenthal, illustrated by Marc Rosenthal

I Must Have Bobo! Review by Jessica of Poor Willy! He loves his stuffed monkey Bobo. But so does Earl, his mischievous cat. The simple and silly plot of I Must Have Bobo revolves around Earl sneaking off with Bobo and Willy retrieving him. Just when you think they’ve resolved the problem – all cuddled together …Related Posts:No Related Posts Found


Book Review: City Dog, Country Frog

City Dog. Country Frog

City Dog, Country Frog By: Mo Willems & Jon J. Muth City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems and Jon J. Muth is a summer read as sweet and pleasant as a field of wildflowers.  Young children ages three to seven will love this story of friendship between a dog and a frog.  The book is a …Related Posts:Wonderstruck by Brian SelznickPuppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtPaint Me [...]


Touch Blue a Review


Touch Blue Author: Cynthia Lord Book review written by Touch Blue is a story about an eleven-year old girl named Tess who lives with her family on a tiny island off the coast of Maine. When’s Tess’s best friend moves away, her school no longer has enough students to stay open, and the government threatens …Related Posts:Classroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!7 STUDY SECRETS FOR TWEENSBOOK REVIEW SECRETS OF THE CRYSTAL CAVERNThe Apothecary by Maile [...]


Great Book Review for Tweens

If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period Author:  Gennifer Choldenko Book review written by This is the story of Kirsten McKenna and Walker Jones, who are both starting seventh grade at the same school, but have never met. Kirsten is thrilled that summer is over so she can get back to her best friend and away from her …Related Posts:Helping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksTales From 1st GradeApps that Help Kids with [...]


Someday by Allison McGhee


Classroomtalk Book Reviews There are so many great children’s books out there to be discovered that I’d like to invite my readers to share your favorite children’s books on this page.  If you’d like to submit a review to share with other Classroomtalk readers, append your submission in a Word or Word Perfect format as an …Related Posts:The Apothecary by Maile MeloyBook Review: Heist SocietyMaking and Choosing the Right BooksHelping Your Child Transition from Easy [...]


Books that Sing

Guest Post by Kerry Aradhya A Sampling of Picture Books that Sing Ok. So the three picture books I’m about to tell you about don’t actually sing, but their splendid use of rhythm, rhyme, and pacing sure make me want to sing—and want to dance, too. Rhythm and rhyme are important tools for supporting early …Related Posts:Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtWonderstruck by Brian SelznickBook Review The Emerald Atlas by John StephensBook Review:Griff Carver [...]

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