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Mini Review: This is Not My Hat

This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen is a short tale of a small fish who took a coveted hat from a much, much larger fish. 179 more words


My Favorite Ghost Story


It’s Halloween and we’re reading ghost stories in my house. And HEEREE’S the best one of ALL:

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

I found this lovely… 317 more words

Mini Review: A Ball for Daisy

Another Caldecott Medal winner, A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka is a true picture book – there are no words in here, and the pictures tell the story.  149 more words


Picture book author David Wiesner

Story is published in the Oct. 18 Hudson Hub-Times at http://goo.gl/rClYgz

Picture book author, winner of three Caldecott Medal awards, visits Hudson library

David Wiesner to visit Oct. 566 more words

Fiction Writing

Mini Review: Kitten's First Full Moon

I’m not a cat person – I’m a dog person, through and through. However, this book was too charming to pass up. Caldecott Medal winner Kitten’s First Full Moon, by Kevin Henkes, is a beautifully illustrated account of a kitty’s first encounter with a full moon. 98 more words


A Critique of a Children's Book

For my Introduction to Sociology class I was instructed to critically analyze features of socialization in a children’s book. I chose The Adventures of Beekle: An Imaginary Friend… 786 more words


Smoky Night

Written by Eve Bunting, Illustrated by David Diaz Harcourt Brace and Company, 1994 Awards: Caldecott Medal (1995)

Mama and I stand well back from our window, looking down.

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