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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll (2009), 191 pages
Illustrated by Robert Ingpen
Audience: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
Category: Adventure, Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Humor
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When a white rabbit runs by, pulling his watch out of his waistcoat, Alice follows him down a rabbit hole and into a world filled with amazing characters. Magic potions make Alice grow, and then shrink, and grow again. A tea party with the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and a sleeping Dormouse leave Alice with more questions than answers. A grouchy queen makes playing croquet 'complete with flamingos for mallets and hedgehogs for balls' a scary proposition. This adventure is filled with amusing characters and whimsical word play. Quite an adventure indeed!
Reviewed by: donna
Date read: 6/29/2010
ISBN-13: 9781402768354
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Alley

Eleanor Estes (2003), 288 pages
Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone
Audience: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
Category: Classic, Fiction, Historical, Mystery
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Ten-year-old Connie Ives lives in the Brooklyn neighborhood called The Alley. The Alley is full great characters, fun games, and adventures. One of these adventures has Connie, her best friend, Billy Maloon, and the rest of the neigborhood kids playing detective, after Connie's house is burglarized. Will they collect enough clues, and put them together like puzzle pieces to solve the mystery? For another story about the kids from The Alley, read The Tunnel of Hugsy Goode.
Reviewed by: sc
Date read: 4/13/2009
ISBN-10: 0152049185
ISBN-13: 9780152049188
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Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery (1983), 336 pages
Audience: 4th Grade - 7th Grade
Category: Classic, Especially for Girls, Fiction, Historical
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Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert send for an orphan boy to help them on their Prince Edward Island farm. Redheaded, eleven-year-old Anne Shirley is sent by mistake. Will they let her stay, or decide to send her back to the orphanage? Anne's high spirits get her into many adventures in this entertaining story. If you enjoy this book, be sure to read the others in the Anne of Green Gables series.
Reviewed by: msp
Date read: 1/13/2011
ISBN-10: 0448060302
ISBN-13: 9780448060309
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B is for Betsy

Carolyn Haywood (2004), 144 pages
Audience: 3rd Grade - 5th Grade
Category: Classic, Especially for Girls, Fiction
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Although she is a bit nervous about going to school, Betsy's first grade year is full of wonderful, new experiences. She learns about tadpoles and the true meaning of Thanksgiving, makes new friends, and has more fun than she'd ever imagined. She also looks forward to summer at her grandfather's farm.
Reviewed by: sc
Date read: 3/27/2009
ISBN-10: 015205099X
ISBN-13: 9780152050993
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Black Beauty

Anna Sewell (2001), 206 pages
Audience: 5th Grade - 7th Grade
Category: Animal, Classic, Fiction
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Black Beauty tells his own story, from his life as a foal to the various owners and places he lived. Through the highs and lows, good owners and bad, Black Beauty describes life as a horse in England in the late nineteenth century. This was an era when horses were the main mode of transportation and were often mistreated. This classic story includes some harsh scenes of cruelty to animals, but Black Beauty has a happy ending.
Reviewed by: msp
Date read: 1/6/2011
ISBN-10: 0670894974
ISBN-13: 9780670894970
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