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Posts Tagged ‘childrens literature’

Day 796 March 7 2011

In 5th line on March 7, 2011 at 10:24 am

“Right, Queen Mumumu’s ancestors once ruled an island in the South Pacific.”~~MVP: Magellan Voyage Project by Doug Evans

Kids and a race around the world.

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Day 511 May 26 2010

In 5th line on May 26, 2010 at 6:13 am

“As the dawn was breaking, the Wolf Pack yelled once, twice and again!~~from “Hunting Song of the Seonee Pack” by Rudyard Kipling in A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children by Caroline Kennedy

A beautifully illustrated book with classics and contemporary poems selected by the former President Kennedy’s daughter, Caroline.

Day 437 March 13 2010

In 5th line on March 13, 2010 at 7:31 am

“Tornett was lying on the bark, motionless, his clothes in tatters.”~~Toby Alone by Timothee de Fombelle

Amazon #79 in Best of 2009. Toby stands half a millimeter in heighth. This children’s story is about ecology and the destruction humans cause to find new energy sources.

Day 350 December 16

In 5th line on December 16, 2009 at 8:38 am

“Umbilical cord. And shut up about Mom’s privates, Theresa!” Jimmy orders. ~~Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

Growing up on Alcatraz Island.

Day 349 December 15

In 5th line on December 15, 2009 at 8:34 am

“The only other way for them to hear about the Christmas story was from their parents, and I guess Mr. Herdman never got around to it before he climbed on the railroad train.”~~The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. Then, they turn the Christmas pageant preparations upside down. Will the show go on?

Day 339 December 5

In 5th line on December 5, 2009 at 8:48 am

“At the advice of one of the bystanders, the tangle was finally straightened out by Mr. Popper’s walking around the tripod three times in the opposite direction.”~~Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater

Penguins+more penguins=cute kids literature.