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Grandfather's Journey

Say, A. (1993). Grandfather’s Journey. Boston: MA. Houghton Mifflin Company.

Summary:

A Japanese American man tells the story of his grandfather’s journey to America.  He describes all the things that his grandfather saw while in the United States.  62 more words

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A Tree is Nice

Udry, J. (1956). A Tree is Nice. New York: NY. Harper & Row, Publishers.

Summary:

This is a poem about why trees are nice.  Trees are everywhere, and they make everything beautiful according to Udry.   30 more words

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Sylvester and the Magic Pepple

Steig, W. (1969). Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. New York: NY. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.

Summary:

Sylvester, the donkey, was walking home one day and found a shiny red rock.  132 more words

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Snowflake Bentley

Martin, J. (1998). Snowflake Bentley. Boston: MA. Houghton Mifflin Company.

Summary:

This is based on a true story.  Wilson Bentley was the first person to photograph snowflakes.  118 more words

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Officer Buckle and Gloria

Rathmann, P. (1995). Officer Buckle and Gloria. New York: NY. G.P. Putnam’s Sons.

Summary:

Officer Buckle’s safety tips seemed quiet boring until he got a police dog to bring along with him.  85 more words

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Song and Dance Man

Ackerman, K. (1988). Song and Dance Man. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf.Inc.

Summary:

This is a heartwarming story of grandchildren spending time with their grandfather who used to be a professional dancer.  50 more words

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White Snow Bright Snow

Tresselt, A. (1947). White Snow Bright Snow. New York, NY: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books.

Summary:

This book uses a combination of poetry and descriptive writing to describe how the people and nature responds to a cold snowy  winter.    53 more words

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