grandma For Kids Book Reviews

UPDATE TIME: 2018-09-20
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Latest Reviews:Story: 5 starsIllustrations: 5 starsAfrican American re-telling of the Russian folktale, in picture book format. Sticks close to the original but substitutes family members for the animals. Text relates this cumulative story with just the right amount of repetition. Good incorporation of different t......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews:In 2016 a picture book won a Newbery Award. Which is to say, a picture book was declared the best-written work for children between the ages of 0-14. After its win there was a fair amount of speculation about what precisely the Newbery committee was trying to say with their award. For that matter, t......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews: Donald Davis has some really great stories he tells, they are just not in this collection. [Read More]
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Latest Reviews:Title: IN GRANDMA’S ATTIC MORE STORIES FROM GRANDMA’S ATTICAuthor: Arleta RichardsonPublisher: David C. CookApril 2011ISBN: 978-0-7814-0379-5 (Book 1) 978-1-7814-0380-1 (Book 2)Genre: Young adult/memoirI remember these books well from the first time they were published, in 1974, when I was just a l......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews:Grandma Ballyhuhu is a quick-witted, adventure story that encourages children to use their imaginations. The story is about a little boy, Boone who spends a day with his grandma. She tells him to "use your imagination" and takes him on an excursion with pirates. Fun and creativity take place at sea ......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews:Lovely introduction to the work of Grandma Moses who began painting late in life with a distinct folk art style. The uniqueness of this title is that on the left hand side of the double page spread is an excerpt from Grandma Moses' memoirs paired with an illustration of one of her paintings which re......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews: I like all the Froggy books, and, as a grandmother, this one is especially endearing!The familiar colorful illustrations, eager Froggy and sounds, "zip! zoop! zut! zut! zut! zat!" work into this episode for more entertainment and fun! [Read More]
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Latest Reviews:"When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike" is a picture book biography for children ages 4-10. It tells the story of Emma Rowena Caldwell Gatewood, who was the first woman to walk the entire length of the Appalachian trail. The book is set in the 1950's but the setting is mostly in nature, as Grandma Gatew......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews:This picture book is a retelling of a Bengali folktale. Grandma was invited by her daughter to visit her on the other side of the jungle. Before Grandma traveled there, she left the responsibility for her garden and home with her two loyal dogs. On her way across the jungle, Grandma met a series of ......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews:The topic of this book is one that is in a sense ironic as it is a few days after July 4th, where America celebrates it's continued freedom from the clutches of British rule, to be ruled by their own government, and to become their own free country just like that of many other great countries. This ......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews:The most accessible book on the Holocaust I've read. While I can't imagine introducing it to the 2-4 graders who would seem to be the audience for this book, it could be used with slightly older kids as a starting point. When Frannie finds a grey striped shirt mixed in with treasures in her grandpar......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews: An excellent story told bilingually, this book would be a great resource for ELL students, or students who were learning the basics of Spanish. The story was endearing, and provided a perspective on a cultural tradition that remains timeless in most communities. ......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews: I have heard Mr. Davis tell several of these stories & knew I would enjoy his book. They were a delightful reminder of my own Christmases past. [Read More]
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Latest Reviews:Read for 5427 classWhile Grandma Rose's Magic is culturally specific, the act of doing kind deeds, saving money, and repaying thoughtfulness are universal themes. As such, this story is excellent for teaching graciousness, hospitality, and tithing/saving. I would have like more emphasis on the tradi......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews: Great book to share with grandchildren. [Read More]
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Book Introduction:With classic Chinese fairytales and folk stories, Grandma Panda's China Storybook introduces children to Chinese culture in a fun, adventurous way!Grandma Panda is a wonderful teacher, a wonderful storyteller—and a wonderful cook! Her grandchildren Baobao and Lingling love staying with her eve......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews: For Earth Day storytime [Read More]
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Book Introduction:Children love visiting Grandma Katie's Kindness Club where they hear fun tales about kindness and other good values, and share stories about their own compassionate acts. Bonus!! A special treat at the end of the story! Trusty Turtle is very happy living in the forest-until his friends tease him abo......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews:At first glance you would think this book is a very happy book. But as you get into the book you realize that the little girls grandma passes away, and even though she is sad about it she finds away for to remember her grandmother. Good book.Summary: Throughout the year, a little girl walks through ......[Read More]
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Latest Reviews: Gorgeous illustrations enhance a touching story about a young boy and the death of a loved one. [Read More]

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