Monday, November 26, 2007

The 18 Penny Goose

by Sally M. Walker takes us back to the 1700's while the Revolutionary War was being fought. A group of Redcoats are marching towards Letty's house. Letty does not want the soldiers to take Solomon, the gander. When you read this book you will find out how Letty saves her beloved gander.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Big John's Secret

by Eleanore M. Jewett

Mystery on Boulder Point

by Eleanore M. Jewett

Baby Island

by Carol Ryrie Brink is about two sisters. When the ship that they are on starts to sink, the two sisters climb into an lifeboat. Four little children, two or three and below end up on the lifeboat with the two girls. If you read Baby Island, you will find out what happens next, plus the adventures that the sisters have.

Thursday, July 26, 2007

The Rose and Crown

by Meriol Trevor is the fourth book in the Letzenstein Chronicles.

Angel and Dragon

by Meriol Trevor is the third book in the Letzenstein Chronicles.

Following the Phoenix

by Meriol Trevor is the second book in the Letzenstein Chronicles.

Here is France

by Claire Huchet Bishop teaches us a lot about France.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

by Mary Mapes Dodge is a very good book. It is one of the best books I have ever read. The main characters in this story are: Hans Brinker, Gretel Brinker, Mrs. Brinker, and Mr. Brinker.

Woodshed Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner is a very good Boxcar Children book.

Blue Bay Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner is a Boxcar Children book.

Saturday, June 23, 2007

The Prince and The Pauper

by Mark Twain is a very good book. I think quite a few people would like, The Prince and The Pauper. I would recommend The Prince and The Pauper as a read-aloud for ages 8-and-up.

Thursday, June 21, 2007

The Crystal Snowstorm

by Meriol Trevor is a very good book. It is about a girl named Catherine, a boy named Edward, a prince named Constant, a Grand Duke named Edmund, a man named Rafael, [called Raf, for a nickname.] These are only the main characters. If anyone
reads The Crystal Snowstorm, they will meet the other characters.

P.S. There are three seqeuls.
They are:
Following The Phoenix
The Rose and Crown
The Angel and The Dragon.

P.P.S. I have not read the sequels.

Clara Barton

by Augusta Stevenson

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

The Strange Intruder

by Arthur Catheral. The "Strange Intruder" is a polar bear. My sister loved this book.
I do not think I would want to read it again, but other people might like it.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

St. Rose of Lima

by Mary Faybyan Windeatt

Martin de Porres, Hero

by Claire Huchet Bishop is a truly wonderful book. I would recomend it for ages 5 and above.

Friday, June 15, 2007

Little Clearing In The Woods

by Maria D. Wilkes is the third book in the Little House Series: The Caroline Years.
These books would make absolutely great read-alouds.

Little Town At the Crossroads

by Maria D. Wilkes is the second book in the Little House series: The Caroline Years.
It is a very good book.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Helen Keller: The Story of My Life

by Helen Keller is a truly great book. It is a story of great courage on Helen's part. This book would make a very good read-aloud.

Florence Nightangale

by Ann Clover is very good. It tells us about the determination of a young lady named
Florence Nightangale.

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Snow Treasure

by Marie McSwigan takes place during World War Two. This story is about some Norwegian children who smuggle gold, on their sleds, to a ship. It is a very exciting story. I could read it again and again and again without getting tired of reading it.
The book is available from Recorded Books Classics in audio format. I could also listen to it again and again and again.
P.S. This book is a great read-aloud.

Friday, June 8, 2007

Step-by-Step Tennis

by Sue Rich. This is a great book to read if anyone is beginning to learn how to play tennis. I read this book because my sister and I are learning to play tennis. Tennis is a very fun sport.

French Roundabout

by Claire Huchet Bishop is a very good book.

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Pancakes Paris

by Claire Huchet Bishop

The Hidden Treasure of Glaston

by Eleanore M. Jewett is a very good book. Even though the people in this story did not find the hidden treasure, three of them saw it.

The book is published by Bethlehem Books.

P.S. I know what part it is on the picture.

Strega Nona Meets Her Match

by Tomie de Paola. When I read this "Strega Nona book", I just couldn't resist putting it on my book blog. I hope that anyone who reads this book will enjoy it as much as I did.

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Twenty and Ten

by Claire Huchet Bishop takes place during World War II. For twenty children at an orphanage, hiding ten Jewish children from the Nazis "seems like a game." But one day the real Nazis come. But in the end everything turns out alright.
P.S If anyone has seen the movie, Miracle at Moreaux, they will want to read this book, because this movie is based on the book, Twenty and Ten.

Friday, June 1, 2007

White Bird

by Clyde Robert Bulla is about a boy who is named John Thomas who catches a white crow. There is an older boy named Luke who takes care of John Thomas. One day John Thomas tells Luke about "White Bird." When Luke hears about "White Bird" he tells John Thomas to put "White Bird" back in the forest where it belongs. John Thomas doesn't, so Luke sells "White Bird" to a man and a boy who are passing by. When John Thomas finds this out, he runs away.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Mogo's Flute

by Hilda van Stockum is about a boy and his flute. This book is a very good book.


by Eleanor H. Porter is a book people will want to read over and over and over again. If anyone wants to see the movie they should read the book first. Pollyanna truly is a heart-warming story.

Something for Joey

by Richard E. Peck is one of the few books that, whenever I read it I get tears in my eyes.

Little Men

by Louisa May Alcott

Tuesday, May 29, 2007


by Carlo Collodi is a very good book. It is about a puppet who wants nothing more than to become a real boy. Before he can be come a real boy he has to be very good. If he tells a lie his nose grows an inch long. If he tells another lie his nose grows another inch long etc. If he tells the truth after he has told one lie his nose grows back to it's normal size.

Friday, May 25, 2007

Wilderness Pioneer

by Carol Hoff is a very good book. It takes place at the time when lots of pioneers were coming to Texas.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Honk The Moose

by Phil Stong is about two boys who want to catch a moose. Honk The Moose has short and easy-to-read chapters.

Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown

by Maud Hart Lovelace. This is the fourth book in this series.


by Alison Cragin Herzig and Jane Lawrence Mali

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill

by Maud Hart Lovelace is the third book in the Betsy-Tacy series.


by Maud Hart Lovelace is the first book in this beloved series of ten books.

Monday, May 21, 2007

Pauline Jaricot

by Mary Fabyan Windeatt is a very good book. I have read this book two or three times. I think this book woul be a wonderful read-aloud.

The Rainbow Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

Flick,Ricka,Dicka and the Three Kittens

by Maj Lindman. I absolutely loved this book.

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Mystery Behind the Wall

by Gertrude Chandler Warner is my favorite Boxcar Children bbok that I have read.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

St. Martin de Porres

by Mary Fabyan Windeatt

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Friday, May 11, 2007

Monday, May 7, 2007

The Secret Clocks

by Seymour Simon is a very interesting book. It tells us about the time senses of living things. It also has some experiments we can do.

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Days and Deeds

by William S. Gray and May Hill Arbuthnot is a good book. My favorite story in it is: Ben Franklin, Printer's Boy.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

by Mary Faybyan Windeatt

The story is told through the eyes of St. Thomas Aquinas.

The Wind Blows Free

by Loula Grace Erdman is about a family who goes to live in Panhandle,Texas. The second book is called The Wide Horizon. I haven't read it, but it sounds like a wonderful book. The third book is The Good Land.

Johnny Tremain

by Esther Forbes takes place in Boston just before the Revolutionary War. This is a truly wonderful book. I would recommend this book for ages 7+.

A Little Princess

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Little Lord Fauntleroy

by Frances Hodgson Burnett is about a seven year old boy who goes to live with his grandfather to learn how to be a good lord like his grandfather is. I would recommend this book as a read-aloud.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Sunday, April 1, 2007

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Monday, March 26, 2007

Saturday, March 24, 2007

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Little Vic

by Doris Gates

Friday, March 9, 2007

Centerburg Tales

by Robert McCloskey

Homer Price

by Robert McCloskey

Saturday, March 3, 2007

Sunday, February 25, 2007

A Book of Americans

by Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benet is a good book.

Saturday, February 10, 2007

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Thursday, February 8, 2007

The Boxcar Children: Yellow House Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner is about four children whose names are Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny.

The Borrowers Afloat

by Mary Norton

Tennis Shoes

by Noel Streatfeild is a good book. I would reccomend it for ages 8 and up.

Monday, January 29, 2007

The Diddakoi

by Rumer Godden is a great book.

Monday, January 8, 2007

The Vikings

by Elizabeth Janeway, Illustrated by Henry C. Pitz

Subject: Leif Ericson.